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I use VLC right now but I'm tired of having 24 VLC players open because I watch that many different things each week so I just leave them open indefinitely; having to set each one up with the different colour/brightness/volume when the computer crashes is time-consuming. Also, having those many players open gets crazy.

Is a good video media player available that lets you create or save profiles for videos watched or going to watched such as colour/brightness/volume?

Windows 7 64-bit. Freeware or paid?

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What version of VLC are you using? –  wizlog Nov 23 '11 at 17:45
Version 1.1.10. –  verve Nov 23 '11 at 18:42

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VLC will still work fine... Firstly, I don't fully understand your question, however to save the settings (even if the computer crashes) can be done by going to Tools> Preferences> (on the bottom left corner) show settings set to all > +Video> +filteres> Image adjust > (change the settigns you want) > Save.

Your prefrences will now be saved, even if you close VLC or your computer crashes.

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Sorry, I wasn't clear. I want to save the settings for each individual video so I don't have to set the colour/brightness/volume each time I watch a weekly show. –  verve Nov 23 '11 at 18:49
Is the content streaming? –  wizlog Nov 23 '11 at 22:02
Nope. Just videos on my drive. –  verve Nov 24 '11 at 20:40

Check This out; In VLC you can pass your settings as an arugment in a script. Probablly your best tool as what your doing is quite specific.

I'd disable HW accelaraton as this will impact the overlay setting that maybe managed by your video driver. --overlay="disable"

From Chapter 4. Advanced use of VLC Guide

Windows users have to use the --option-name="value" syntax instead of the --option-name value syntax.

Image properties filter

**Module name : adjust**

--contrast <float> Image contrast in the 0-2 range.

--brightness <float> Image brightness in the 0-2 range.

--hue <integer> Image hue in the 0-360 range

--saturation <float> Image saturation in the 0-3 range.

--gamma <float> Image gamma in the 0-10 range.
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Oh boy. Is there anything simpler? Too technical for me. –  verve Nov 23 '11 at 18:46

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