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MKV file has no sound on Xbox One

I've got an MKV file that runs perfectly with VLC player on Windows 8.1. I want to play this file on my Xbox One. When I try to play it directly from a server, it can access the MKV fine, but there is ...
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What does the orange bouncing thing in the progress bar in VLC mean?

The user guide does not cover the default GUI so I thought I'd ask here. If I stream from an URL it seems quite clear that it has something to do with the buffer, but even when I play media that is ...
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How to synchronise duplicate RTP streaming with VLC?

I would like to use VLC in order to stream an audio file from a server to several clients over an IP network. Both the server and the clients are running Linux. Here is my try for two clients: Server ...
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No media players are working

I recently wiped my hard disc and reinstalled Windows 8.1 A week or two ago i noticed flash and shockwave didn't work, also vlc, itunes, WMP and other media players dont work. Sometimes if i restart ...
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ffmpeg does not work but VLC does

I am trying to read a streaming (http://150.161.93.174:8080/stream) using ffmpeg The streaming works perfectly when I try it in VLC. But in ffmpeg I get an error: http://150.161.93.174:8080/stream: ...
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Things to do after installing Debian 7.8 lxde

I just installed Debian 7.8 lxde and I’m trying to install vlc among other things but it won’t install (when I use apt-get -t wheezy-backports install vlc): The following packages have unmet ...
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how to stream media via vlc over the internet using rtp method

I am able to stream media using VLC over the LAN thanks to the youtube video "VLC streaming over the rtp protocol". But whenever I try to stream the media to the internet so that I can access it from ...
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How to install VLC 2.1 on Linux Mint 17?

I've tried this after running the following commands on my Linux Mint 17 box: sudo apt-get remove --purge vlc* sudo add-apt-repository ppa:videolan/stable-daily sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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Streaming desktop with FFmpeg

I can stream in a file or to twitch.tv with stream2address() { INRES="1920x1080" # input resolution OUTRES="1920x1080" # output resolution FPS="15" # target FPS GOP="30" # i-frame ...
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VLC freezes in fullscreen

I am running VLC media player 2.0.6 Twoflower under Linux Mint 17. I do not have a dedicated graphics card so the display output is set to X11. With certain .avi files (not all of them) the video ...
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How to bypass empty user for VLC 2.1.x HTTP Control

I am controlling four VLC simultaneously for demo purposes. To achieve that, I use a mix of AutoIt to launch four instances with the F9 key : C:\VLC\vlc.exe -Idummy --extraintf http --http-port 8080 ...
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Video color is different in different programs. Which one is correct?

Someone on Reddit made a gif. I decided to try remaking the gif. My gif is not the same color as their gif. I opened the video source of the gif in VLC and MPC-HC, took snapshots using the program ...
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Get Video Stream URL to play in VLC

How to get stream url of live programme from: http://in.yupptv.com/705/shalom_tv at 226kbps speed/quality to play in VLC Thanks in Advance.
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How to change playback speed steps in VLC Player?

I am using VLC player as my video and audio player on Ubuntu (14.04). In playback menu under speed item, I can choose Faster (fine) or Slower (fine) to speed up or down playback. But it changed speed ...
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Unable to remotely view IP camera's RTSP stream

I have recently completed a Zoneminder surveillance system installation at a remote location. The dedicated server is running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and is currently connected to 4 IP Cameras (Hikvision ...
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I am unable to install vlc player on redhat linux 6

I saw different sites, but they didn't helped me. I want to install VLC on my redhat linux. Could someone please guide me here, step by step, including how to download and install supporting plugins ...
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Streaming pulseaudio to VLC via null sink

I'm attempting to create a HTTP audio stream via pulseaudio and VLC: cvlc -vvv pulse://alsa_output.pci-0000_00_05.0.analog-stereo.monitor --sout ...
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Arch Linux: Non-Root User has no sound suddenly

User 'schezuk' suddenly has no audio under Arch Linux. [OK] User 'schezuk' is in group audio. [OK] Alsa is installed. [OK] Master, Headphone and Speaker is unmuted and 100% loud. [OK] User ...
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Saving list of files and directories to vlc's playlist

VLC offers a way to save a playlist to a file. If one imported a directory however - this is processed by enumerating files and directories in that directory recursively and adding them to the ...
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VLC record button not saving subtitles from DVD

Very simple question regarding VLC. I researched and found nothing. I need to "record" a short clip from a DVD while the keeping the subtitles. So I start playing the segment and the subtitles show ...
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Shortcut key to hide/unhide VLC media player

Currently, I click on the taskbar icon of the VLC player to hide or unhide it. Is there an option in VLC media player (Windows) to set a keyboard shortcut to hide/unhide the player, preferably via ...
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What does the at symbol (@) with IPs mean in ffmpeg and vlc?

In vlc, ffmpeg, and mplayer, I see some docs and forum posts that start an IP with an at symbol, e.g., udp://@239.192.1.31:1234. Other times, I see it used to replace localhost, e.g. rtp://@:8005. ...
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Subtitles for multilingual DVD audio tracks in VLC

I've been using VLC to watch DVDs for a while, but many of them have portions in different languages to the main audio-track. For example, there are numerous Spanish-language scenes in Breaking Bad, ...
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how to join ts files together into mp4 with ffmpeg?

I download a lot of streams since the internet speed is too slow to watch high definition. When I download a stream I find the .m3u8 file which points to the TS files. Then I use the following ...
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Total playlist duration in VLC

I know where the total duration is shown, but I just loaded around a thousand tracks into the playlist and its not even trying to load the tracks until they are played. How do I get the total duration ...
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Does a graphics card affect video playback?

I'm looking at buying a new laptop, primarily for playing movies with VLC, browsing, using Microsoft Office, and a bit of coding. The trouble I had with my old laptop, (a dual core celeron running ...
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How do I broadcast webcam footage with a 1 hour delay in VLC?

For an art project I am looking for a way to continuously view the footage from my webcam with a delay of at least 1 hour. I am no expert at all, but I thought maybe it would be possible to record a ...
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Play video on Atom Netbook

I have choppy effect during play video on Atom Assus EEE PC flare series 1025 with Ubuntu Linux. I was trying to play with default player and VLC one. The same net book plays the same video under ...
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How to get the streaming wizard option in VLC - Windows?

In MAC-OSX, the streaming wizard option is enabled by default in VLC. However, in windows, I dont' see that option. As I googled, I got to know that the VLC uses QT in Linux and Windows. Thus, it ...
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Hot to play SAP network streams on Android devices

My Internet provider provides us free TV utilizing SAP network protocol. Support for this protocol is integrated into VLC player (playlist -> Network Streams (SAP)). However, I now need to watch this ...
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How can I make a video “seekable” using ffmpeg when played in VLC player?

I have a .mkv video with the following properties: Input #0, matroska,webm, from 'DEMO.mkv': Metadata: ENCODER : Lavf56.4.101 Duration: 00:00:56.37, start: 2.333000, bitrate: 2032 ...
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How do I get FluidSynth support in VLC on Mac OS X?

I'm trying to play a MIDI file on OS X 10.10 Yosemite. I just downloaded the latest version of VLC from the VideoLAN website, and followed these MIDI instructions to look at audio codecs, but ...
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my own tv news channel - using vlc streaming

I want to create my own tv channel (using vlc streaming). And for now - it works great: cvlc --sout-keep --loop --sout '#standard{access=http,mux=ts,dst=:2000}' file.avi But i have two problems: ...
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What parameters for lightweight HTML5 video with avconv? [duplicate]

I have this: avconv version 0.8.16-6:0.8.16-1, Copyright (c) 2000-2014 the Libav developers built on Sep 16 2014 23:10:48 with gcc 4.7.2 Input #0, mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2, from 'film.mp4': ...
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Pipe a list of files into vlc and mpc

I'm trying to pipe a list of all my files that start with "m" in my music folder. This line grabs all of my filenames correctly. I'm using windows 7 command line. dir /s /b | findstr -i -r ...
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VLC player codecs

I got a tablet for X-mas (windows 8) and tried to play some video with VLC on it and most won't play mp4 mkv etc, on my laptop the same files will play in VLC, so I assume it to be a codec problem I ...
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VLC is looking for plugins in the wrong directory after Reinstall

I had vlc 2.1.5 on Ubuntu 14.04 installed by "apt-get install vlc" in /usr/bin/vlc, it worked fine Then I compiled and installed another version of vlc (don't remember exact version number) from ...
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Do i lose quality when checking “always fit to window”?

I am using vlc to watch the second season of Game of Thrones and i'm wondering if i can set/check the resolution i am running. Also my image which seems like 1080p is a lot smaller than my window ...
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VLC is not installing the content menu

I tried twice installing VLC including the content menu (right click) option However it is not appearing at the right click. What can I do to include it?
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H264 encoded MKV videos freeze whole computer/Windows 7 with VLC and Media Player Classic

I have some videos encoded as H264 in MKV containers. When skipping too much in VLC or Media Player Classic the media players will either crash outright or the whole system will lock up, on occasion a ...
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What causes frames to be dropped/lost when playing videos with higher resolution on VLC?

I noticed on this Battlefield Hardline Trailer at 60fps, about half the frames are dropped on my laptop playing it at 1920x1080 60fps. If play it 1280x720 60fps, no frames are dropped. What causes the ...
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VLC MMS video via network - stutters

I'm using VLC to play a MMS video (1.5X speed) that is streamed from a "members only" website. The video works great except that it hangs/stutters every few seconds. So I increased the following ...
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Play UDP stream in VLC?

I receive an UDP video stream of which I know both the IP adresses and the incoming and outgoing ports of both computers. How can I plat his in vlc? udp:@:1234 Doesnt work for me. How to fix this?
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VLC Media Player displays still from previous video

I am using VLC Media Player V2.1.5 Rincewind. It displays a still from a previous video at the start of opening up a video file and the still remains on audio files. I uninstalled VLC and deleted the ...
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One VLC instance for different file types

Is it possible to have two instances of VLC Media Player, one that plays WAV files exclusively and the other that plays MP3 files exclusively? I have to often listen to some WAV sound effects files to ...
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VLC plays only part of avi file

Downloaded avi movies play only 8 minutes of a longer movie, whatever the overall length (usually between 18 and 25 mins). When opening the movie, the following message comes up: Is the problem ...
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Change VLC stream source without stopping

I have been starting an HTTP stream in VLC using the following command, cvlc http://www.example.com/stream --sout \ #transcode{acodec=vorb,ab=128,access=udp}:http{mux=ogg,dst=:8080}' Is there a way ...
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Multiple playlists on VLC?

Winamp, QMMP, and even Rhythmbox can have multiple playlists pinned on there interface. The user can select any of those playlists and play their songs instantly, without the need to find where those ...
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How to disable VLC plugin for Firefox?

How do you completely remove and/or disable the VLC plugin for Firefox? Standalone VLC is great, but for some reason, it never works in Firefox. It takes forever to load and then it doesn't play ...
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Can I make vlc expand all given directories in its playlist on startup?

I have a script which runs a command of the form vlc music/foo/ music/bar/ It starts playing immediately on shuffle but only one of the directories foo/ or bar/ will be expanded in the playlist, ...