It is all in the question. I want to know if the latest stable version of VLC Media Player (2.2.4) supports hardware acceleration on a Raspberry Pi 3. The GPU is of course the VideoCore IV. When using VLC on Ubuntu MATE 16.04, the lag made the video unwatchable. Please do not suggest manually compiling VLC to support hardware acceleration: I am not tech-savvy enough to do this.
On another note, I have found Media Player Classic very good at playing Full HD content on low spec machines. Is there another media player that could do this on a Raspberry Pi 3?