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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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45 views

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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1answer
43 views

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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15 views

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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0answers
28 views

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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363 views

How to setup PS3 Media Server to stream AceStream to playstation?

I've been hunting around in net for weeks and trying no end of different setups and I feel like im going in circles. I want to watch some live streams from AceStream on my Playstation 3. I have ...
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2answers
1k views

Speech volume of videos on VLC media player is too low on Windows 7

I just noticed that when I updated to Windows 7, almost all my movies are unwatchable because the speech volume is too low. All was fine with Windows XP SP3. I have latest updates for Windows 7. I ...
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1answer
41 views

My music and videos are splitting not playing the sound correctly

My laptop configuration is corei5, 8 gb ram, Windows 7 professional. When i tried to play a music in media player or play a video in vlc in both cases the music of video starts freezing for some time. ...
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How to play RTSP live video streams on VLC player?

How can I play RTSP live video streams on VLC player? (v2.1.2 Rincewind, on Windows 7) I can play RTMP live video streams, but not the RTSP streams. I always get errors like this: Connection ...
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217 views

Windows 7 mono sound output not available? Workaround by “streaming” audio from program to VLC?

Cross posted from SO. Also the other open question addresses playing mono inside a standalone music player. I'm dealing with a web player. -- So I finally got my work computer upgraded to Win7 and I ...
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2answers
210 views

My windows 7 computer keeps restarting it self no matter what i do

My computer keeps restarting when it is idle for a while but, i am able to trigger a restart when i start up a game or when i use vlc media player. I checked the event viewer and i got a critical ...
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1answer
70 views

enqueue files to already running instance of vlc via command line

I am trying to do a python based workaround of the issue that there is no load next file in folder option in vlc. Is there a way to enqueue files to an already running instance of vlc media player ...
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1answer
70 views

Why is my computer really slow 20% of the times I turn it on?

The problem is that 1 out of 5 times when I turn my computer on, it turns into this sort of "mode" where whenever I open a window, it does it really slow and whenever I close a window, that too is ...
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115 views

Remotely start VLC w/Salt Stack

Using Salt Stack, how does one remotely start a Windows program on the console screen? In other words, from my Salt Master (CentOS based), I want to push this sort of command to Windows 7 (with Salt ...
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1answer
2k views

Change VLC multimedia icons (Windows)

I want VLC as my universal player. It has a lot of qualities that everybody acknowledges and a few shortcomings which made me use other players in time. But in the end I have to concede it is still ...
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0answers
69 views

Streaming video from the Internet to other computer

I have a computer that is playing some video streaming from the Internet. And basically I want to "transfer" (or re-stream, or broadcast...) this video to other computer (only 1 PC) in other ...
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1answer
105 views

No dialogues can be heard in a movie with a 5.1 audio

I recently purchased 'PHILIPS DSP56U' 5.l multimedia system and got it connected with my laptop. All the speakers are connected good and all the channels responded well for the test sounds. The stereo ...
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1answer
87 views

How to improve the functionality of the multimedia keys in Windows

I'm using an SK-8135 Dell keyboard- the one with the volume knob. I was wondering how I could improve its 'integration' in Windows. for example, when I'm using RythmBox in Ubuntu pressing the next key ...
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1answer
71 views

How to use the recent documents folder in VLC Player

Using Windows 7, how can I open the recent documents folder in VLC Player?
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1answer
101 views

Cursor blinks and no copy paste works in Windows 7

From few days i'm experiencing weird issue with my system. My cursor keeps on blinking and copy paste doesn't works. I copy and when i go to paste, i find paste option is disable. Interesting thing is ...
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2answers
2k views

Location of streamed temporary file

I watch TV online on a Windows 7 machine in an Opera browser window; the stream runs through the VLC plugin. I notice that the longer I watch without any interruption, the less free space remains on ...
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2answers
164 views

Remove installation details entirely

I heard that dell is voiding warranty for VLC installed laptops. They are saying like they have experts to check whether the user had installed VLC player or not. But my question is, even after ...
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0answers
136 views

How to reduce the contrast of different sounds in VLC player?

I use home theaters to watch movies in y home. Now most of the times the sound level of the speech and any action has too much differences. Let me make it clear. For instance, I am playing VLC in 100% ...
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1answer
1k views

Multiple VLC instances [duplicate]

how do I configure VLC 2.0.4 to open each file I open in a new instance, meaning not the already opened window (if it is opened) and by that repalcing the currently played file?
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1answer
215 views

How can I stop a video file to stop sputtering while I watch it?

I was finding that when watching some video files using VLC 2.0.6 (Twoflower) that I have on my hard drive, they were sputtering quite a bit (stopping and starting causing video and audio artifacts ...
0
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1answer
90 views

Cannot run VLC after update (Win7)

I have just updated to 2.0.6 and cannot start VLC. On their site it says: If VLC doesn't even start anymore, delete VLC's configuration file ...Windows Vista/7: C:\Users\%username%\Application ...
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616 views

YouTube web no sound but VLC has sound

On Windows 7, in YouTube web client (in latest Chrome) - videos play, but without sound. IIRC, they used to play with sound some days earlier on the same machine. Pretty sure I did not change any ...
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2answers
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Why does enabling “Use GPU accelerated decoding” in the Preferences>Input & Codes section of VLC cause the video output to become fragmented?

On a windows 7 machine w/ nvidia NVS4200 chipiset 'fragmentation' (I don't know exactly what you would call it) occurs when playing certain video files with VLC, when a certain setting in VLC is ...
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2answers
599 views

Windows 7 - Shortcut - Target Attributes too long

I need to launch a shortcut to a program (vlc.exe) and have it launch with certain attributes (it's quite a long string) and the target box will not accept enough characters. I need help finding ...
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0answers
185 views

Cannot play a non-commercial video DVD

I have tried everything to play my DVD that contains two folders: Video_TS & AUDIO_TS. After searching I saw that players like VLC (Ubuntu and Windows) or PowerDVD (Windows) should be able to play ...
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1answer
1k views

Upgraded VLC, won't play CAF files

I just upgraded to VLC media player 2.0.4 Twoflower on Win 7. It associates itself with .CAF files, but won't play them. I have quicktime installed, and it will happily play CAF files, so I'm not ...
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1answer
441 views

Counting number of time any song has been played in last few days

Actually, I'm trying to find-out what genre of song I listen to most. To do this, I need to find out what songs were played in last "time constraint" and how many times? VLC media player (under window ...
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1answer
2k views

Is it possible to setup VLC (or another player) for a proper DD5.1 Output with HDMI? How?

After quite some struggles with my Audio setup, I decided to create a reference for any other exhausted souls dealing with this. Situation: Samsung TV connected via HDMI to an ASUS HD7850 ...
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3answers
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How to send VLC Player audio to headphones rather than PC speaker?

Similar to this question, except I'm on Windows 7. That question also has no accepted answer, and the answer doesn't work for me. I've tried all the different "Output Module" settings in the Audio ...
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0answers
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VLC streaming, setting for Logitech QuickCam at low resolution isn't working

I can stream my Logitech QuickCam S5500 in Windows 7 using the following vlc command: vlc dshow:// :dshow-vdev="Logitech QuickCam S5500" :dshow-adev=none :dshow-size=320x240 :dshow-fps=30 ...
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2answers
1k views

.mov playing the sound but no video

I'am playing a .mov file from VTC but the thing is each time I run the video on VLC player. the .mov is working there is an audio but video seems to be stuck in one place. how can I fix this?
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3answers
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Subtitles in VLC are displayed as question marks

I can't reproduce what made it happen, but since yesterday, for all the movies I play with VLC - their subtitles (Hebrew) are displayed as question marks. Any resolution? Way to find the source of ...
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0answers
396 views

Batch convert video to audio with VLC

I have a bunch of MP4 or FLV files that I need to convert into WAV PCM 44khz 16bit stereo Currently I do that "the manual way" with VLC opening the transcode window, selecting the source/target ...
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2answers
123 views

Enable fade to black/grey when in fullscreen

I wish to blackout or grayout my other monitor when using VLC in fullscreen. I've searched around and there seems to be an option for it, but I can't find it.
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2answers
7k views

Hardware acceleration for x264 playback on windows 7

Using VLC 2.0.0 with windows 7 to replay various mkv files (x264) the cpu usage of VLC media player averages 25%. How is it possible to enable hardware acceleration so that CPU usage will be lower? ...
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2answers
3k views

VLC without border/window decoration in Windows

I'm trying to run VLC (2.1, 64 bit) without any chrome on Windows 7. You can achieve it by going to Preferences, and in the Interface tab, unchecking Integrate video in interface, and also in the ...
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2answers
4k views

How do I change the default TCP listening port for VLC HTTP Remote Control from 8080?

I think most of the info is in the question but here's a little more detail on what I'm trying to achieve. I control VLC via my Android phone and the VLC Remote app. It works just fine, but I'd ...
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4answers
19k views

Can I add Visualization to VLC

Is there a way to add new visualizations to VLC? The six included are OK but something new would be nice.
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1answer
608 views

Playing random short clips from a collection of movies

I'm hosting a party, and I want to play random sequences from a collection of movies in the background. I don't want to sit and edit together five hours of footage by hand though. Ideally I would: ...
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1answer
1k views

Watch TV without using Media Center

I have a DELL Studio XPS 1640 with an inbuilt TV Tuner. The only problem is I have to use Windows Media Center to watch TV. Is it possible to set up VLC Player or some other player that can allow me ...
2
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2answers
2k views

VLC turns down Sound volume when monitor is turned off

I have come to experience a pretty strange behavior. When I run VLC Player and I turn off my primary monitor to watch it on the secondary monitor, VLC Player turns down the volume. If I turn off my ...
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4answers
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How do I capture a video of my Windows 7 desktop in VLC?

I used to be able to capture a video of my desktop in Windows 7 in an older version of VLC. But they've recently changed the UI and I can't seem to work out now how to record my desktop in the latest ...
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0answers
175 views

All exe's getting vlc exe's on Windows7

Am facing quite strange problem.Am on windows7 and whenever i install vlc player on my system all other exe's are getting converted into vlc exe and only after uninstalling vlc they get into their ...
15
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11answers
27k views

How do I associate my keyboard's media keys with VLC?

I've got an ASUS K50AF series notebook with Windows 7 Home Premium x64. I'm using VLC, and I want to use media keys (play, pause, rewind, forward, stop) with it. Currently, it's associated with ...
10
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5answers
17k views

How to play 24 fps video smoothly on a 60Hz display?

I use mpc-hc to play videos on Win7 x64. With the default settings (#1), video playback is great most of the time. But for panning shots, playback is not smooth. I stepped through the video frame by ...