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Windows 8 vlc loudness measurement

I want to know how to measure audio loudness in vlc media player .I have tried it but not getting and I want to know can we do it or not. I am interested in knowing that can we do it through command ...
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How to forward UDP stream from private network to another

I have a network video stream available on a certain private network. I access it through VLC with udp://@IP:PORT I want to be able to forward this video stream to a public website - like a YouTube ...
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How do I use VLC Command Line In Windows Batch Line Without Showing GUI?

I want to use the following to convert some M4A files to MP3. It works fine, but it displays the VLC GUI for each file and shows 'quit' as a second file to be converted. Is there a 'silent' mode, ...
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Stream from PC to Kodi (xbmc)

Does anybody know is it possible to stream movie from PC (using VLC or similar) .. to Kodi (XBMC) .. perhaps via AirPlay or something similar ? .. I want to be able to push stream from PC to Kodi ...
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Playing a Video-DVD with scratches

Our local library has the DVD "Frozen" available, but it's badly scratched. Our DVD player at home sometimes hangs, but then skips past the scratch and continues play after about a minute or so. My ...
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Why is vlc screen stopped showing

I can't see the vlc screen anymore.I dont know what happened suddenly. I can hear audio and probably video is also playing but i can't see the vlc screen.As seen in the screen shot its just visible ...
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VLC how to have iTunes-like playlist browser

I am trying to ditch iTunes for VLC for local music. I have a pretty large library and I liked using iTunes left sidebar for easy playlist access, sort of as a "most frequently listened to" way to get ...
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Subtitles in VLC not displayed correctly

Not quite sure what's going on in here, but VLC won't display the english subs in an mkv file correctly: Yet, opening the same file on Media Player Classic shows the subtitles correctly: I've ...
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Video transitions and filters - how to create custom ones?

I am wondering if there is a possibility to do custom video transitions or filters. Like the video spiraling out, little squares appearing, circling out or something like that. Adding a semi ...
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VLC player plays 1080p video as stills

Let me explain what is actual problem. I am habitual to use only VLC Media Player to watch video in my laptop having 2GB RAM and Inter i3 2nd generation processor. Everything work fine. But when i ...
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VLC media player show mouse cursor on the top of the video

I'm using VLC media 2.03 player on Debian Weezy. I want mouse cursor to visible on the top of the video. Currently I cannot see the cursor inside video play when it entered from left or right.When ...
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Why IPTV does not work?

My provider support IPTV. This service uses SAP for discovery. I have one problem. My playlist is empty. Furthermore, I try to use some workaround. I have a file playlist.m3u, which contains the ...
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Video Progressively Lags Behind Audio

I am trying to use the Stream feature in VLC Media Player to download a video from the internet. The video plays just fine when viewed online, and there is no problem with it whatsoever, but when I ...
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Starting only video in fullscreen VLC

I am currently trying to start only a video in VLC in fullscreen with the following arguments --fullscreen --no-video-title-show --no-embedded-video But the results include an other window with ...
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VLC remote control

would like to control VLC via VLC Remote. I started VLC via: D:\Programms\VLC>vlc.exe --extraintf rc --rc-host localhost:3000 "e:\downloads\amovie.mp4" Then I opened telnet and tried to connect ...
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Stream m3u8 to mp4 with Sound

I have a video URL that ends with the m3u8 extension. I am trying to use VLC Media Player to stream this video to an MP4 file, but I am having an issue with the stream downloading only the video ...
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VLC h265 failure to display

In VLC 2.2.1, an MKV file fails to show video, playing audio OK. Error message: Codec `hevc' (MPEG-H Part2/HEVC (H.265)) is not supported. http://pastebin.com/7duQbH6S has the verbose debug ...
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open an rtmp link with rtmpdumb

I am trying to open the following rtmp link : rtmp://$OPT:rtmp-raw=rtmp://178.18.31.60:443/liverepeater playpath=195092 swfUrl=http://bernardotv.club/player6.swf live=1 ...
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Sound stops if I use a long audio delay

In VLC 2.2.1 on Vista, I'm trying to play a video track along with an audio track from a separate file. I followed these instructions, but the audio was out of sync, so I tried to give it a 21 second ...
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vlc or wmp - how to add a pause between tracks in playlist

I use VLC Media Player or Windows Media Player to playback some music titles. These tracks contain no silence at the beginning or end, so there is no transition-silence between the tracks in the ...
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VLC audio equalizer has no effect on recorded video

I'm trying to capture a video from Logitech c920 webcam and modify the audio that is recorded. I'm using the command cvlc v4l2:///dev/video0:chroma=h264:width=640:height=480 ...
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How to install VLC in Fedora 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 or 21?

I want to install the VLC player in my Fedora 20. In https://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-fedora.html they mention how to do it just up to the version 14. What steps do I have to follow for bigger ...
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Making VLC start with a pre-set size and position

I haven't found that in the settings, so I'm hoping for a hacky way to get it working. When I start VLC, sometimes the window is tiny-tiny and sometimes almost full screen. When the latter occurs, it ...
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Start VLC command line but not successful stream

Hi i used this code worked with my old tv-tuner (it connected direct with my PC and i used tv digital for streaming. Start "" "C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc" ...
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I'm trying to extract frames from an MP4 using VLC; it is only extracting frame one

I'm trying to extract frames from an MP4 generated by a Swann security camera using VLC. I'm using the following command line string: vlc C:\video\01.mp4 --video-filter=scene --vout=dummy ...
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Why do all sounds work except DVD playback?

I've come across a strange issue and can't seem to fix it myself or find an answer online. I have an HP tower running Windows 7. Absolutely every sound works on it except for when a DVD is inserted ...
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stream to upnp renderer with vlc

In my local network, I have a device that support upnp av and act as an upnp renderer. When I do a right click over some mp3 files I can stream them to this upnp renderer, but it use Windows Media, ...
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How to change the default folder that opens when I add subtitles in VLC mediaplayer?

Whenever I click on the add subtitles option, it always opens up in C drive. The file that I require is buried deep inside another drive and I do not wish to move them from there. Can I change the ...
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Why are h264/ac3/mkv videos showing up as “motion jpeg” with ffmpeg?

I use xmedia recode, which uses ffmpeg, to convert these videos using "copy" video and "convert" ac3 -> aac, with an mp4 container. For most videos this works fine, and is really fast. However some ...
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Can VLC deinterlace 405-line video from a DVD?

I have some DVDs containing television programmes originally broadcast using the interlaced 405-line system. When I watch them with VLC, there are clear interlacing artefacts even with interlacing ...
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Why is VLC slower than MPV/MPlayer?

Every time I try to seek a local video with VLC, there is a noticable lag, as opposed to MPlayer/MPV, no matter what "ultrafast" x264 presets or loop filter skipping is used. What's the fundamental ...
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How does VLC play youtube videos?

How does VLC open and play youtube videos? If you press Ctrl+N and enter the url of a youtube video, it loads for a few seconds and then plays the video. How does it parse the HTML code?
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VLC Only Using Up One Core

I'm using Debian Wheezy with KDE 4.8. It comes with VLC 2.0.3 Twoflower and Dragon Player 4.8.4. Most 1080p videos (especially those with WMV3 video stream or MKV) stutter heavily and are not ...
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Windows file association based on file type and then size

I have many videos stored on my harddrive. The ones which are of dvd or lower quality (480p, max size 7GB), I would like to open using vlc. The ones which are HD quality (720p, 1080p, size greater ...
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Microsot Visual C++ Runtime Library Error upon Converting a File through VLC

I always used HandBrake for video conversion (compression) which works great, but today I found an answer on quora which explains how to convert videos through vlc, when I converted through VLC, the ...
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Stop VLC playback when Windows is idle

I listen to internet radio at work on Windows 7, but it uses quite a bit of bandwidth. So I want VLC to stop playback when I'm not using my PC, and resume when I return. How do I make VLC stop ...
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How to record streams with Ace Player HD?

Need help to record an audio/video stream from Ace Player HD program. Uses Ace Stream. It's based on VLC Media Player but seems the record option was removed. Any ideas?
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VLC Batch file playback

I'd like to be able to run a batch file from my computer that does the following: Open VLC Play a video file until it said file ends. Stream webcam (dshow://) whilst playing a sound file only after ...
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Using computer (VLC) as an alarm clock

I found a tutorial for using Task Scheduler to use VLC on my computer as an alarm clock. Essentially, it works as follows: Computer boots automatically in the morning 5 minutes before alarm time Use ...
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What do I need for VLC to play mp4 video?

I'm trying to set up a Raspberry Pi as a media box that can stream from torrents using Peerflix. To test, I've set up a local tracker and one torrent containing an mp4 video. Peerflix is working ...
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Determining root cause of strange colors in VLC

Recently I am getting strange colors when playing a video file in VLC. This does not occur all the time, but at random intervals. When I restart VLC the same video file plays fine. Screen of VLC: ...
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any one have a workaround in Linux for firefox's bogus “video can't be played because the file is corrupt” message

Systems are Xubuntu 14.04.2, 64-bit running (currently) Firefox 37.0.2 (provided by Canonical). attempts with firefox to open training videos by clicking on the website-provided links at (e.g.) ...
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Video Codec Problems

I have been having a problem with a file with the PRDY and undf video codecs. Is there any way to open them? thanks Brett 2010 iMac VLC version 2.2.1
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Issues streaming movies with VLC from my debian server

I am trying to stream movies from my linux server that I connect to via SSH. I go to VLC and networking and I use SFTP to get to my server and my file. ...
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MP4 file ignores subtitle settings in VLC

When playing an MKV movie (h264/aac) with a separate .SRT file, VLC lets me control the looks of subtitles perfectly from the menu. However, after losslessly converting the MKV/SRT to MP4 with ...
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How to preselect audio tracks in VLC when the language name is not in the track name?

I have a number of videos that have been provided to me in multiple languages. Unfortunately the first track is in Spanish and the second track is in English. These audio tracks simply named Track 1 ...
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How to play an original DVD (.VOB file) in VLC after copying it to my PC?

I have copied an entire DVD to my PC but when I try to play it in VLC it does not play perfectly and sticks every time. When it is played directly i.e. from the disc, it is played perfectly but in ...
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How to play an original dvd (.vob file) in VLC?

When I play an original DVD in VLC, it does not play properly. i.e. it sticks too much, while on the other hand it plays smoothly in Windows Media Player (though it doesn't allow seeking). The video ...
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Changing VLC playback speed to specific values at runtime

Although VLC supports increasing and decreasing the playback speed, it only lets you do this in steps. ie. ten percent faster, another ten percent fast, another ten percent, etc. I'd like to be ...
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How do I play video that can speed up, slow down, & play backwards?

I have the problem of needing to play a video while being able to arbitrarily increase or decrease the playback speed, as well as being able to have negative playback speeds (watching the video ...