Open source media player from the VideoLAN project

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How to configure VLC auto-resizing for low-resolution files

I play a mix of 320p/480p/720p content via VLC, and each time I open one of the smaller resolutions for playing, VLC makes the window small - can I configure it such that if the content is less than ...
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Controlling Multiple Instances of VLC etc. by a “Unified” Hotkey Command

I wish to invite suggestions regarding if and how is the following achievable: controlling multiple instances of a media player (say VLC) by one "unified" hot-key command. eg. Pressing spacebar would ...
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Python coding with VLC player (quite a basic query I expect)

I'm fairly new to the whole coding realm so my knowledge is fairly limited, and I can't seem to find any basic tutorials on how to use scripts with VLC player. More specifically, the reason I'm asking ...
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Audio from VLC will get quiet when focusing other applications

Note about above: It's not a duplicate of those. OS: Windows 8.1 I'm noticing that when playing something from VLC (though it happens when playing audio from Chrome) that my sound will ...
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How to delete a file after vlc finishes playing it?

I know you can have vlc shut down your pc after you finish playing something but I'm trying to figure out a way to delete the file, preferably with a confirmation dialog box after you finish playing ...
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How to download the A-B repeat part from a song in VLC?

I have been able to capture a particular section from a song using the A-B feature of VLC. But now I want to download/save that particular section/clip from it. Does VLC provide me a way to do it?
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Can VLC player schedule music playing

I would like to just be able to play music at a certain time, while my computer is on. Let's say I want to make a playlist start in 2 hours. I've seen that VLC can schedule certain stuff, but I have ...
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VLC 2.1.5 - OSX Mavericks - Disable Media Library?

I'm wondering if it's possible to stop VLC 2.1.5 from automatically adding media played from the computer into the "Media Library". It's possible to delete each file after it's added, however it's ...
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Which settings should I use on VLC to transcode a video to play on Xbox 360?

I tried to convert a video on VLC a few times to play on Xbox but I can't find the right settings. I used a few formats specified in this page but they didn't work. I also found this page that ...
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VLC Throws “could not blit surface error”

I am receiving UDP video Stream coming out from my embedded board... But when i change the resolution of output stream(Form NTSC to 720p)i don't receive any data on VLC and in debug messages of VLC i ...
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How to keep VLC subtitles in one place?

I playing a video file with a .srt subtitle file using VLC on OSX 10.8.5. The subtitles are displayed, however the location changes randomly every few sentences from low (the regular sub position) to ...
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Why are Hebrew vowels, in VLC's subtitles, shifted one character to the right?

I see a strange phenomenon on VLC. I created a SRT subtitles file that contains Hebrew with vowels (nikud ניקוד). The vowels are placed correctly in the SRT file: [21:19 Administrator@DellIns14 tmp] ...
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How to play multiple tiled videos (NOT multiple instance)?

I am trying to get multiple video files played as a mosaic in a tiled fashion. I have posted this question at the vlc forum under the features request section. That will obviously take some time. The ...
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Videos in all applications unable to play past first frame

Whether I am watching a video on YouTube, watching a downloaded show in VLC, or streaming from Netflix, I have an intermittent problem where no videos will play past their first frame. For any ...
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“Always-on” video chat?

I would like to set up an "always-on" video chat between two locations displayed on a TV. The hosts that will do the work will be running Linux. Skype is too low quality and runs poorly on Linux. ...
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How to optimize video streaming

I am using my server to stream video on my local computer with VLC. As usual, I'm putting the link on the network box and I'm waiting for the movie to stream (10K ms buffer). The problem is that I'm ...
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SRT Subtitles - issue with line breaks

I've manually created an SRT file through textEdit. I used all the right formatting and it played well on VLC. 20 00:04:23,020 --> 00:04:24,230 - Nah, I'm not hungry. 21 00:04:24,230 --> ...
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Honeywell HRGX81 RTSP URLs

We have a home security DVR and I've been futzing around with it. Noticed it had RTSP support and decided to try using it. So far it's been fruitless considering all the combinations I tried along ...
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Cannot open 2 USB cameras simultaneously on VLC player Ubuntu 12.04

Cannot open 2 USB cameras simultaneously on VLC player Ubuntu 12.04 How I open a Camera: In terminal (text after the $ prompt = commands that I type): $ ls /dev/video* /dev/video0 /dev/video1 $ vlc ...
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Play mov file in existing vlc window using command line

I'm trying to play a mov file using vlc (2.1.4) command line, but I want it to join the existing vlc window each time. It seems like in older versions there was a command line option --one-instance ...
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Why is vlc systray icon in i3 status bar

Somehow VLC has put a little icon in my i3 status bar. I know that I can go into VLC preferences and uncheck the "Show systray icon" option to remove it, but my question is how is this happening in ...
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Streaming / Transcoding failed

I installed VLC, and works well apparently, on Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3, but when I streamed some video (.flv format) I get this error.- Streaming / Transcoding failed VLC could not open ...
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Permission denied when moving directory in VLC

I am trying to build VLC in Windows with Mingw and MSYS. When I run the following commands: ../bootstrap --build=i686-w64-mingw32 make prebuilt This error stops the build process: mv: cannot move ...
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Streaming screen over LAN with VLC using RTP

I am trying to stream the screen (video and audio) from a Windows PC to a Linux one (Raspberry Pi), using VLC. I have tried emitting the screen through RTP (I want to do unicast), and then in the ...
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How to record desktop in vlc - second screen

I have dual head monitor settup under windows 7 and I want to capture desktop in vlc. But second screen is preferred. How to do that?
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How to play a Vimeo video in VLC media player?

You are able to play Youtube videos in VLC media player by going to Media > Open Network Stream and pasting in the Youtube video URL in the "Please enter a network URL:" box and pressing Play. For ...
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Display remaining time in playlist in VLC

Is there any way to display the remaining time in the current playlist in VLC? Right now I can see the total time of the playlist: and the remaining time for the current video: but I didn't find ...
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Display current playback speed in VLC

Is there any way to display current playback speed in VLC? Right now I have to decrease or increase the playback speed,which is not convenient: I use the latest version of VLC (2.1.3) on Windows 7 ...
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VLC: Can I stream over SSH?

Question: Can I get a local VLC instance to stream media from a remote computer, via SSH? This is with VLC running on the local computer that I'm watching the video on, not remotely via ...
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VLC player hotkeys will only work while it is selected

I got my media keys to work in the hotkeys under the settings, and they do work... when I have VLC selected. If I deselect it (not close the window, just click on another one) then the keys will not ...
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120fps video playback issues

Unable to playback the 120FPS video downloaded from http://www.blurbusters.com/hfr-120fps-video-game-recording/ For VLC it moves at 20fps and is all pixelated (with lots of artefacts) and broken In ...
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VLC displays gray video / choppy audio (Linux Mint), seems like everything else DVD-wise gets nailed as well

So, my DVD drive, courtesy of Going Postal, was set to Region 2; the time comes for Hogfather, which I have as a Region 1, and neverminding that VLC shouldn't care about the region of the damn DVD, I ...
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How to record from VLC with Fraps without the footage auto cropping itself?

Every time I use Fraps to record something off of VLC it gets rid of the black bars and everything else on my desktop and it leaves only the video. How do I get it to stop doing that?
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Open pwd protected http stream in vlc from Linux CLI

Can anyone please advise me on how to open a pwd protected http stream from CLI in vlc? I checked out the --help and man pages, but they seem to offer only syntax for opening ftp, rmt and smb pwd ...
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How to hide bottom toolbar in VLC?

Is there any way to show the video, without the bottom toolbar in VLC, using windowed mode? I found a cvlc parameter/command but I think it just hides the whole VLC window including hiding the video ...
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VLC streaming upload buffer

I'm trying to stream a Variable bitrate stream over the internet: Video is Variable between 8-10MBit Audio is Constant @ 256KBit My upload at home is a steady 10Mbit. The downstream of the place ...
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Streaming an RTMP live stream from NGINX to Icecast2 on CentOS

I have had success with using exec_push in NGINX's RTMP module to have FFMPEG convert live streams to HLS. The next thing that I would like to do is publish an audio stream from the same source to ...
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Fast-Play 1 Hr. Video (with Audio stream) in 2 min

For a Research Project in brain and cognition we need to show the subjects 1Hr. videos in 2 mins. I understand there is a function in most media players out there to speed up the video. But I'm not ...
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segmentation fault when playing AVI in vlc media player

When I play an AVI file in VLC media player I get these messages: [mpeg4 @ 0x7fa1f4ead4a0] Invalid and inefficient vfw-avi packed B frames detected Fontconfig warning: FcPattern object size does not ...
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VLC media player renders WEBMs with random start time

I am rendering two video types out for HTML5 video playback... one is a webm and the other is mp4. The mp4 is showing a start time of 00:00:00 seconds (like you'd expect). But the webm is getting a ...
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Decoupling VLC volume and system volume

I have Fedora 20 + VLC 2.1.4. Whenever I change the volume in VLC, it affects the volume of my system as well. Is there some setting/config that I can modify to prevent this from happening?
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ALSA from output to input

I need to translate sound from my VLC player right into my microphone input. Maybe I should create some virtual device and.. I don't know what to do.. and my english is not good so it's a real problem ...
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What is the syntax to 'repeat A to B' a video clip using VLC command line?

We can repeat a clip from point A to point B, called repeat A to B, as discussed here. I need to do this using VLC command line. How can I do that?
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What is VLC player's bookmark in its command-line arguments?

I see the bookmark option in the argument list of VLC command line and have no idea what it is used for. A google search from me results in this article telling something about resuming previous ...
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Unable to play .wmv file on VLC

I have downloaded some video and when I try to play on VLC it shows me: No suitable decoder module: VLC does not support the audio or video format "PRDY". Unfortunately there is no way for you to ...
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VLC video playback when playing just audio

In VLC is it possible to make it so that for files that are just music (mp3, FLAC specifically) are played and the "video" part of the screen is the song title/album/artist?
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Make VLC stream by default

I have a media center that is connected to my stereo and I've successfully set up VLC so that I can stream video files via rtp but play the audio locally. I've also set up a remote control in my ...
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What is VLC doing when it changes the “video input pin”?

I have a video input card that has s-video, composite, and tuner/antenna in. I am able to view the output from this card in VLC as well as other programs. The only issue I am facing is that when I ...
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How to repeat the chapter in VLC and show the chapter list?

I want to repeat the specific chapter in a movie without using A-B repeat feature. How to do it? How to show the chapter list on the right side of the screen in VLC?
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How to remove title and other metadata from video files? [duplicate]

I have problem sorting videos in VLC because it is using the metadata title to sort them, but they all have the same title. Which is why I want to remove all metadata, especially titles. How can I ...