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Does VLC Player run on multi core machine?

I notice that in the VLC web page, it mention that it can: With faster decoding on multi-core, GPU, and mobile hardware and the ability to open more formats, notably professional, HD and 10bits ...
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VLC media player, dvd, weird movie start

I am using VLC 2.0.7 and 2.0.8 on Windows XP Pro SP3. I delete the file "vlcrc" so VLC starts with default values. Example, "Planet of the apes", DVD PAL, two disc set. Start VLC, Open media, ...
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2answers
260 views

CentOS as media server

I have a headless CentOS 6.4 box with no GUI installed, and a WinXP netbook without a DVD drive. How can I stream a DVD from the CentOS box over the network to watch it on the netbook? (I imagine ...
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0answers
479 views

Problems setting up VLC Sever/client streaming

I'm trying to set up a Linux machine as the server and a Windows XP machine as the client. Both machines are connected to the same local network via a Wi-Fi router. I setup the stream with the ...
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6answers
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VLC opening direct 3d output windows

As you can in this above image there are two windows of vlc player, I just want to get rid of the other vlc direct3d output window. VLC version is latest i.e. 2.0.1. If I change the video output ...
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1answer
630 views

Play Video on CPU: “VIA Samuel 2”, 797 MHZ

Please help me track down if the hardware is able to output video. VLC 1.0 - 2.x.current are not possible to install (Problem occured, send report) VLC 0.3.x (very old) installs but hangs after 2sec ...
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4answers
3k views

Why is incorrect associated icon showing for .MP3 files?

I changed the associated application for playing .MP3 files from VLC Player to GOM Player within Windows. Double-clicking a .MP3 file causes GOM Player to launch (as expected), but the icon still ...
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1answer
649 views

DVDs stuttering on Pentium 4 system with 4gb RAM?

My system used to play DVDs flawlessly. Now all of a sudden, it stutters. I have tested multiple commercial DVDs (standard definition, not HD), which are clean and not scratched. All of them stutter ...
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A .m4v file playing in VLC comes out completely grey with only a few moving parts

I am trying to play a .m4v video file in VLC media player and it comes out grey, with only a few moving parts (only way I can explain it). Admittedly I am using an oldish version of VLC, since it's ...
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1answer
63 views

Replacement video editor for VLC

Using VLC's frame-by-frame mode (hotkey "e") to manually generate snapshots works fine for a certain amount of time, and then causes VLC to hang completely. This is a known issue for VLC. Is there ...
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1answer
2k views

VLC do not generate the SDP-file

I'm trying to get VLC (and/or libvlc) to generate a SDP file without success. I've tried various combinations and all fail. Here is the latest attempt: vlc dshow:// --plugin-path="c:\Program ...
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VLC command line interface on Windows

Is there a command-line tool for VLC on Windows XP?
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1answer
2k views

Set VLC (Videolan) as default video player but show video preview instead of vlc icon in explorer

I just installed Videolan on a Windows XP machine and all the videos have now its cone logo instead of a preview of the video in windows explorer. How can I change that while keeping Videolan as the ...