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Pipe audio from VLC to stdout?

I want VLC to play some video (from VLC), but have the audio be outputted to stdout or a file. Here's what I've been trying to do, but it obviously doesn't work. It's a FLV file btw: DISPLAY=:0 vlc ...
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Live streaming from an IP Camera to YouTube

Here is what I have: An IP camera on local network that already has its own RTMP stream available on port 1935 Registered and verified YouTube account, ready for streaming Headless Debian Wheezy ...
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Playing all files in a folder in VLC?

I want to watch all files in a folder with multiple mp4s using VLC Media Player. When I right-click on a folder there are two options: play with vlc media player add to VLC media player's Playlist ...
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Video playing fine with ffplay, but not with vlc

I'm trying to play a high definition video with vlc but it's really laggy and sometimes in between, the screen becomes almost 70% green. I'm able to play the same file with no problems using ffmpeg ...
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How to quickly watch security camera footage?

I have an IP camera which records 10s .AVI video clips and uploads to my FTP server once motion is detected. So at the end of the day, I have hundreds of small video clips in my FTP. I want to ...
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I have a multichannel sound card. I want to stream the card inputs live

I have a focusrite 18i20 sound card connected to a computer. The computer can run w10 or any Linux I care to use. I want to connect 6 analog audio sources (an old studio analog tape recorder) to 6 of ...
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Converting video in VLC results in A/V mismatch

I've been trying to backup some DVDs I have laying around. Each time I have tried I have run into the same issues. The process I use is as follows. Put DVD into drive Open VLC Select Convert/Save ...
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Move file recursively to parent folder [duplicate]

I'm on windows 10, I need a batch script or a powershell script to solve this problem. I have downloaded the flash tv series, the structure looks like this flash tv series folder episode 1 ...
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VLC intermittently not findind video from RTMP stream

I've got an nginx-rtmp box that I use for RTMP streaming. Watching these streams via flash player on a webpage works perfectly, but in VLC I have serious issues either natively or with RTMPdump. By ...
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.SV4 video file won't play in VLC

I have a program called JDVR that is recording feeds from analog security cameras (BNC connectors). The directory where the DVR files are stored has several .SV4 files of various sizes (from 12 KB to ...
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High-specced machine can't fluently play 4K UHD video

I have a machine that should in principle be able to play 4K/UHD uncompressed video. Here are some specs (tell me if you need more): Operating System Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1 CPU ...
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Low Latency Audio Streaming

I'm trying to stream audio from a microphone using FFmpeg over a network to VLC, but I haven't been able to get the latency below about half a second, which is unacceptable for my purpose. I've been ...
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VLC Resume Playing for Video not Audio

When I play a movie and quit vlc and reopen, it continues to play where i left off. This is indeed desirable. However, when I am listening to an album, I skip around and vlc remembers where I left off ...
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A video player that auto-plays videos in sequence while skipping certain parts

There is a TV show I like; I have its episodes stored as video files on my SSD. Each video file is about 24 minutes long, but only 20 minutes of that is the actual episode; the rest is intro, outro, ...
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Video plays upside down only in VLC media player

I seem to have an issue that is exactly the opposite of that of many other users with upside down video's. The usual problem is that video players like Windows media player, quicktime or others play ...
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Vlc Player's Media library does not add all files in a folder

when i add a folder to the Vlc media library, it does not add all the files in that folder
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VLC Desktop mode spanning multiple monitors

I have recently found out that VLC had a desktop mode and well i saw that some people was using this to have the ISS Livestream as their desktop background. VLC was started inside Desktop Mode and ...
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VLC in Centos6 fails to play DVD

I installed vlc into my Centos 6.7 from epel and nux-dextop using these instructions. Install went OK but there are problems in playing DVDs. I managed to play a DVD containing material I recorded ...
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Why VLC runs “proxy” command when it is directed to some internet stream?

I have an executable file in my PATH which is named “proxy”. I open VLC, open http://176.31.123.212:8192/ and VLC runs the “proxy” passing http://176.31.123.212:8192/ as its argument and waits ...
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Crop video file using VLC

I found the following command for cropping a video file using VLC: vlc input.mp4 --crop=480x500+290+720 But after running the command, the VLC player opens and I can't see any change on the ...
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Can I use vlc on Linux to convert an audio file to m4a to be played on iPad/iPhone?

I have been working and researching this question for much of the day. I found some online advice and changed an FFMPEG preference (strict conversion to -2) and added an AAC output option. I was able ...
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Passing http link to vlc as command line argument

When I type vlc http://192.168.1.2/new video.mkv into cmd, vlc tries opening two files. The first is http://192.168.1.2/new and the other is video.mkv. Is it the space in the file name that is causing ...
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Launching VLC using an html link

I am trying to stream my media library over my lan by listing them all on a html file. Chrome has native supports h.264 so files encoded in h.264 is not an issue by about 30% of my media is encoded ...
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Trying to capture from 2 USB cameras with Gstreamer fails, but it works fine with VLC

Please excuse my clunky English. I need to capture video from 2 USB cameras at the same time, for a later use (computer vision related). I tried with the Gstreamer command line tool gst-launch like ...
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VLC - “Continue playback” never works

Developer quote: For resume playback to work on mac, all of the following conditions need to be fullfilled. This is to avoid stupid questions to the user (like if he wants to continue at ...
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Splitting up mp4 files with ffmpeg results in black videos

I'm trying to split a long video in mp4 format into 60 second sections: ffmpeg -i YDXJ0028.mp4 -c copy -segment_time 60 -f segment YDXJ0028_%03d.mp4 This kind produces the segmented video files, ...
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VLC Media Player Desktop Streaming Optimization

I need to stream my Desktop over HTTP using VLC Media Player. My requirement is to achieve the streaming delay less than 1s. Now I am achieving delay of about 3-5 seconds. What ...
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Loss packets/loss pixels Live555/OPENRTSP

I use live555/openRTSP for receiving/record video h264 from 4 ipcam. I have 2 problems: I have lost pixels(but if I opened the sem video with vlc, I don't see the loss pixels) Lost packets in ...
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vlc command for lossless analog video capture

I want to digitize my VHS tapes using a video capture USB thingy. I wanted to use ffmpeg but sometimes it freezes recording and I haven't found a solution yet, I cannot rely on this. (See: ffmpeg ...
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How to add 'Play with VLC (no disc menus)' to context menu?

I love VLC's 'no disc menus' feature to play DVDs. How can I add a menu item 'Play with VLC (no disc menus)' to the context menu for DVDs in Windows Explorer?
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What happened to “Ignore keyboard volume buttons.” preference in VLC?

On my Debian system, VLC 2.2.1 is responding to my laptop's volume keys, and also forwarding them to the system, so when VLC is open the keys adjust both volumes simultaneously. Basically, I'm seeing ...
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How may I delete the current playing song in nvlc?

I am using nvlc (vlc -I ncurses) to listen to my musics and I would like to be able to delete the music (and not just remove from selection) I don't like from there. As per the doc there is no way to ...
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Ideal settings to extract video images using GOM or VLC

If a have a 4k video with 60fps and I want to capture all frames as images should I be using following settings : Burst interval 0 , Burst capture image 60? GOM Burst capture Settings:
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Subtitles in VLC are wrong

I have an .MKV file and the subtitles are incorrect I tried with different encondings as this answer states, but I with no luck. The subtitles are embedded inside the file so I can't open them in ...
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How can I disable/delete all history in VLC media player?

I'm using VLC media player 2.2.1 with the Qt interface (i.e. the default one) in Linux (Xubuntu 15.10). In the preferences, I have disabled history. However, in the 'Open File...' dialogue, in the ...
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Cannot connect to VLC RTSP server

I am using AWS EC2 CentOS based system. I also have a website is running on it at the domain mydomain.com I have installed VLC successfully for my server. I can do SSH and remote to my server (I can ...
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How to change the resolution of video from ip camera in VLC?

I connected to my ipcam with VLC. I get these resolutions: rtsp://@ipcam/ch01_sub.264 --> resolution 170*130 (~) rtsp://@ipcam/ch01.264 --> resolution 1900*1700 (~) But, I want to get a different ...
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How to use vlc Internet Playlist selections besides Icecast?

My vlc Internet Playlist shows Free Music Charts, iCast Stream Directory, Icecast Radio Directory, Jamendo Selections, Channels.com, and Podcasts. The only one of these that gives me anything to ...
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Can I interact with background software?

I am using Unified Remote to run windows commands from my phone. Example start program, close program, fullscreen VLC, pretty much anything you can think of. It runs via a server installed on the PC, ...
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ffmpeg video recording freezes after “Invalid data found when processing input”

I am trying to record my old VHS tapes using a USB video capture device and the following command: ffmpeg -f alsa -ac 2 -i default -f v4l2 -standard pal -i /dev/video0 -c:v libx264 -qp 0 -preset fast ...
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How can I determine which track is played when I select an entry in a DVD menu?

I'm in the process of ripping some of my DVDs to my hard drive using Handbrake. Typically this is easy, I just rip every track of appropriate length (20-odd minutes for a TV show, 40-odd minutes for a ...
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Windows Volume automatically decreases/increases [Windows 8.1]

The issue: Whenever I play a song/movie/audio file in VLC or any other media player, it starts with a low volume. Then, if I pause it and use any other tab or application for a moment and then ...
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Universal plug and play DLNA

I hooked up my hard drive to my router and can easily watch the videos on iPad or Android devices, but on my mac (latest OS X) VLC sees the drive, and every folder under the universal plug and play ...
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How to stop MP4 file from stuttering in Linux

Playing an HD MP4 file in Ubuntu stutters using Movie Player or LibreOffice Impress. Interestingly, when using VLC, it plays perfectly smoothly. I have noticed that in system monitor, when playing ...
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When I play a live stream youtube video in VLC the resolution drops?

When i am playing any regular video in VLC from youtube the quality remains the same. But when I put in a url for a livestream youtube link the quality drop down to to 480p. Is there a way to maintain ...
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Copy currently playing file in VLC using Terminal

I would like to be able to get the currently playing file in my VLC player and copy the file into a specified directory. I would like to know how I can do this using VLC's console interface to get ...
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Windows 10 Brightness Control in Video Fullscreen Mode

My computer recently updated Windows 10, and it now seems like I have less control of the brightness. Whenever I play a video file in VLC and enter fullscreen mode, the brightness bounces back to ...
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Can I set default VLC args when double clicking a video file?

I'm trying to get VLC to start with certain args, and I've already edited the Start Menu entry, to "C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe" --intf rc --rc-host localhost:1234 --rc-quiet, which ...
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Changing colour of VLC Volume Slider?

By going to Preferences > All > Interface > Main Interface > QT I found that we can change the colour of the volume slider. Since I never use volume above 100%, I changed the max volume ...
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How to change volume while using “duplicate” to “display” in VLC?

While using VLC on Windows, I want to listen to online OGG audio stream in real time and simultaneously save the stream to file. After some research and experiments, I came up with the following ...