Open source media player from the VideoLAN project

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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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Stream a particular application using VLC

As you know VLC can stream desktop screen over HTTP. I want to do the same thing except I want to stream the output of my internet browser (Mozilla or Chrome) over HTTP. In other words; it shouldn't ...
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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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Stream to Youtube Live using Gstreamer, VLC or any other software in Ubuntu 12.04

I want to stream a live video event using gstreamer (I'm stuck to Gstreamer 0.10 because 1.0 or any other media frameworks won't work with my source, a Blackmagic Intensity Pro card). I have found ...
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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 ...
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No audio with :start-time

Using the :start-time (or --start-time) option with VLC on the command line usually causes no audio to be played. There seem to be "sweet spots" where it does -- e.g. vlc foo.mkv :start-time=601 ...
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Chrome will not load a web page with an <embed> element

I have been trying to get a simple sound web page going: Sound.html <script> function PlaySound () { var sounder = document.getElementById ("ToneA") ; sounder.Play () ; } ...
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Accessing a UPnP stream with VLC and redirecting it

On my raspberry pi, I'm using Raspian Wheezy and VLC 2.0.3. I can access a local UPnP stream with the graphical interface and play it. I can also pipe the output of VLC via vlc > /tmp/stream, where ...
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How to move a livestream wallpaper behind desktop icons?

I have recently put the International Space Station (ISS) live stream as my background via VLC. With some adjusting of the zoom i've managed to fit the live stream perfectly to my desktop but my ...
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Break or Lag in Audio from PC

I'm experiencing Audio breaks in my PC when played any Song in VLC Media Player or iTunes. But Windows Media Player works fine. What is the reason? Note - I have tried re-installing all my Audio ...
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Unable to install vlc and mplayer after update on fedora 18

I just updated fedora 18 using # yum update Then if I try # rpm -ivh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm I get, Retrieving ...
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What is VLC subtitle position keyboard shortcut

What are the keyboard shortcuts to move subtitles in VLC up or down?
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How to share media files and stream from Fedora Core 19 to IPAD 2 using UPnP or DLNA?

I have a FC19 machine, I want this machine to act as a UPnP media server. On the other hand, I have a IPAD2, which I want to use as a UPnP media client/control point or media renderer. I have ...
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Any way to make VLC load srt files in the same directory automatically? (When they don't have the same name)

Is there any way to make VLC automatically load srt files in the same directory of the file playing? (When they don't have the same name) Just wondering, would make my life a bit easier. **I use ...
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Get network stream and forward it

I have a small problem with streaming from Raspberry Pi. I'm using raspberry Pi Camera and streaming output from it this way: raspivid -o - -t 0 -w 640 -h 480 | cvlc -vvv stream:///dev/stdin --sout ...
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Problems with subtitles with Windows Media Player and DLNA

Not sure if this is the right place for this, but this is super frustrating. Trying to get subtitles to play on my Samsung LED TV via DLNA (TV and computer on same network). TV sees the files and ...
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How to record a background xsession?

Running Fedora, CTRL + ALT + F2 gives you a second terminal session. Logging in, I can then use startx to start a secondary X session. I would like to perform a screen recording of this second ...
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Play two files in VLC dummy and give sout parameters to both of them

I want to add multiple files to VLC's web interface. And the commands below do exactly that. Two files are added to the VLC's web interface's playlist. But as you can see, that's not all I wanted - ...
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How can I load a folder to VLC's web interface?

I'm trying to send a folder of videos to my STB and I want to control the playlist of those videos through VLC's web interface. My plan is to load the whole folder on command execution. Here's the ...
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Is it possible to pause/rewind in VLC's dummy interface?

I got it working what I initially wanted. I have a desktop computer, which I use as a "streaming server". I send all the VLC streaming commands to it, and my desktop computer sends the video to the ...
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Audio and video streams merging

I receive two streams. One of them is audio and the second is video. After that i mix them and send like "rtmp" stream. But the problem is video stream falls every 3-4 minutes and i need that "ffmpeg" ...
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Get audio stream from file saved with VLC

I captured a video using vlc -vvv addressToSource --sout file/ts:a.alpha vlc -vvv addressToSource --sout file/ps:b.beta file a.alpha contains 1 audio stream and works fine. file b.beta contains 3 ...
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How to send key 'F11' or 'f' key, when clicked on “Maximize button”

How to send key 'F11' or 'f' key, when clicked on "Maximize button or Resize button" adjacent to the Close (X) button in VLC Media Player window.
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I want to record voice from microphone, but the record button of my vlc is disabled

I would like to record sound from microphone on my PC using VLC media player. I used view->"advanced controls" to make the record button visible. However, this button is disabled. How can I enable it ...
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VLC 2.x media library search results expand tree view by default?

I started to use the media library in VLC Player (2.1.2). I added my whole MP3-folder (with a structure of subfolders inside, max 3 levels deep), so I now see one collapsed 'root folder' - fine. That ...
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VLC: network editable live ticker / marquee overlay

I have a videowall of 4 55 inch Samsung displays hooked up to a network attached PC. For reference, it runs two AMD R9 290, the displays are used in eyefinity mode. I do have network access to this ...
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How to open a video clip from command line using VLC Player?

I need to use VLC Player to open video clip via command line call. How can I do that? ps. Trying to put the file name as the manual guide shows takes me nowhere succeeded.
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Text Encoding Wrong In Some Applications

Recently, I opened VLC and discovered that all the text was unreadable. It seems as if the endianness is wrong, or something else relating to encoding is failing. I found that multiple apps have the ...
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record video clip of playing mkv in vlc

I am looking for a easy way to record short sequences with sound in whatever format while watching a mkv or xvid movie. preferably by just hitting a record button for start and stop while watching and ...
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Is there a way to update VLC media player without administrator privileges?

We have a number of users that work offsite and do not have administrative privileges on their Windows 7 laptops. Is there a way to update VLC as soon as updates are published without administrative ...
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Why does multicast streaming only work with 224.0.0.0/4 routed to network card/NIC in Linux?

a project of mine involves multicast streaming of DBV-S2 TV channels by using a networked SAT tuner. As there are no IGMP-capable network switches, the network is quite stressed and so I set up a ...