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video playing in vlc, etc, has issues with high-bandwidth video

how can I diagnose/fix playback? I actually have issues with wmp, vlc, and bsplayer... I never use wmp so I'll restrict this to vlc and bsplayer. the issue is with high bandwidth video, particularly ...
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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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Automatically load website videos in an external player [on hold]

Does an extension exist where, if I browse youtube/dailymotion/etc and play a video, the video would automatically be loaded in an external media player instead? I don't want a context menu giving me ...
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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, ...
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How to add “Play with VLC” to folder context menu

I love the feature of Windows Media Player where you can right click a music folder and select Play With Windows Media Player because I organize all my music in individual folders (and subfolders for ...
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Working media player for VirtualBox [closed]

I use VirtualBox 4.18 and I'd like to play various video files (various codecs like Xvid and x264, various containers like AVI and MKV). Unfortunately, the following players cannot render Direct3D ...
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How is Windows Explorer calculating Data Rate?

When I add the "Data Rate" column in Windows Explorer and look at Windows Media Video files, it is showing a value that's much higher than expected. This is in Windows 7 64-bit. For example, the ...
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Is there software for improving the intelligibility of speech under fast playback?

There are several option for playing back audio and video, such as a podcast or lectures, at a high rate of speed without distorting the pitch. However, I find even with the correct pitch that ...
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Stream Multicast channel on a website

I have a simple website with JWPlayer. Right now it is receiving a stream from my camera (rtmp protocol). I'm looking for a simple way to do the same thing with a multicast channel. I guess that I'm ...
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Tool allowing to resume and bookmark specific location of video/playlist

I am going insane trying to watch a course of videos on a bunch of different folders. I aggregated all the folders into one huge playlist (in different Windows players) but each time i resume ...
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Play media from a computer to a TV wirelessly?

I want the same functionality one gets when connecting a TV and a laptop using a HDMI cable, but wirelessly. I have a Samsung Series 6, Smart TV and want to mirror my Windows 7 PC's video and audio ...
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Playing VLC while gaming

I've discovered that, for certain games (such as Assassin's Creed IV), in order to play video in VLC and game at the same time on a separate monitor you have to change the video mode of VLC. I ...
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playing sbs video on vlc having the video top and bottom

I have a 3d mp4 video having the right and left displayed in top and bottom format. Enabling anaglyph in vlc is not working. How to change the mode of anaglyph in vlc to work for top and bottom ...
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VLC command to output stream to /dev/video1

Looking to latch onto an http stream (specifically, a GoPro wireless stream, which I can view fine in VLC) and instantiate a fake video device, e.g. /dev/video1/ Is this possible with VLC alone? I've ...
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VLC Command Line Flag --loop from Batch File Not Working

I used to have a batch file that started a playlist in VLC, set to loop indefinitely. Now though, I'm not sure if I have messed it up at some point or a new version of VLC has rendered it obsolete, ...
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Live555 Server Stream to VLC

I am starting the live555MediaServer.exe on my computer, (no firewalls), it says use url: rtsp://192.168.1.200/ to refer to a file in VLC i am entering rtsp://192.168.1.200/space.mp4 or ...
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Playing VLC using 64bit bindings in C#

I have a 64bit C# desktop app. I am capturing a video from my digital camera using the nVLC binidings created here: http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/109639/nVLC When I was using VLC 32bit and my ...
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How can I make VLC stream continuously?

I'am trying to watch a movie in VLC. The movie is in a local SMB share via wireless and I'm using a Mac 10.10. When I start the movie, it starts downloading at 7MB/s for a few seconds (which is good) ...
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VLC and MPC-HC struggle to play m2ts with srt subtitle. Any other ways to use m2ts with srt?

So, I've got a m2ts file with the following parameters: Format : BDAV at 34.2 Mbps Length : 12.0 GiB for 50mn 8s 10ms Video #0 : AVC Aspect : 1920 x 1080 ...
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Extract frames from HTTP streamed video without downloading entire file

I want to extract a frame from a specific location in a video file. The file is located on a remote server and I don't want to download the entire thing. How can I extract a frame from an http stream ...
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How can I save the currently playing video in VLC Media player?

I would like to save the current playing video in VLC to disk. I DO NOT want to open a video from disk to convert/save, there is no video on disk. So the convert/save function does not seem to be ...
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How to direct sound to one headphone ubuntu vlc? [duplicate]

My right earpiece is gone. So , I would like to send the sound only to left headphone . Is it possible ??the thing is , some sound is low in one earpiece and high in other , like the base is very low ...
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VLC Stream URL not working

When I try to open an URL on VLC it doesn't work. Here is the command I'm using: vlc youtube.com/watch?v=POCngEpkOLI VLC media player 2.0.3 Twoflower (revision 2.0.2-93-g77aa89e) [0x15960a8] main ...
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gnutls tls client error : a TLS packet with unexpected length was received while reading a url on vlc linux

I use Kali linux 64bit and when I type the vlc command with a youtube link as an argument it shows me the error : "gnutls tls client error : a TLS packet with unexpected length was received while ...
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None of my HD videos have sound on any player.. VLC or Windows media player..

Only my HD videos have lost the sound of the speech part whereas the part where music begins, it works just fine. These videos used to have sound a while back. This is happening in VLC media player as ...
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What font does Notepad++ use to display windows arabic in windows-1256 characters?

I’m trying to display closed captioning on the movie "The Terminal" with Tom Hanks. I went to a website that has subtitles for the movie in .srt format and downloaded them. I added them to VLC media ...
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Adding Parameters to start an application in osx

Im trying to start my VLC-player on OSX with the following parameters: /Applications/VLC.app/Contents/MacOS/VLC --rtsp-timeout=99999 --sout-ffmpeg-strict=-2 ---extraintf http --http-port=8081 where ...
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Selecting audio track in Play To feature

I just tried to play an MKV film on my smart TV using the Play To feature of Windows 8.1. After patiently waiting a few minutes of hard disk drilling, playback started via Powerline connection. ...
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Open serviio stream on pc like on smartTV

I have a pc with Serviio and AllShare server with many videos. Watching them from my smartTV is really easy. I just go to the server, go to the folder, choose one of them, and play it. Having the same ...
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How can I make VLC auto-select subtitles in an MKV file?

How can I make VLC auto-select subtitles in an MKV when it opens? I would like to select the 'English Subtitles - [English]' from this image: on auto-load (the reason for this is so I queue a list ...
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What are the rules for using Dolby codecs in mobile and desktop apps?

I'm developing a video player and can't get a straight answer. VLC on iOS plays Dolby codecs (AC3, EAC3, TrueHD) if the user is not in a US timezone. I didn't check the source code for Android, but it ...
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VLC rtsp stream behind a proxy

I'm trying to access a rtsp stream behind a proxy. I tried setting the proxy in various positions inside VLC and starting VLC with the http-proxy parameter. I always get the Can't open the MRL '...' ...
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Can I configure VLC to automatically organize my music library like iTunes does?

iTunes has the "keep iTunes music files organized" option, which automatically uses the metadata to sort the music files into folders organized by artist and album. Is there any way to do this in ...
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Capture Audio from HD CAPTURE CARD - HDMI VLC

I want to Capture Audio from HD CAPTURE CARD - HDMI in VLC , the card is recognized as 7160 HD Capture , but i cannot see it in AUDIO options
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How to stop VLC command line streaming without forcibly killing the process?

I'm using VLC on mac to stream my desktop and record the user interaction. I launch the process with the following command line: /Applications/VLC.app/Contents/MacOS/VLC -I dummy -vvv screen:// ...
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How can I transcode “faster playback speed” videos? [duplicate]

I'd like to transcode a video to have faster playback speed, for use on mobile devices / chromecast. VLC has this capability, but it seems to only work during playback. For example, if I use the ...
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Streaming music across your local network with VLC: choosing which application I want to stream the music from?

I use Airfoil to send any audio to other computers: I can choose which application I want to stream the music from. I know that VLC has a streaming feature to play music/video simultaneously on ...
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VLC player went pink

I am using Alienware 17 laptop Graphics GTX780M NVidia driver 344.11 OS Windows 10 Preview. Problem I am having is that VLC player shows all the videos in pink. However they are displayed OK on Quick ...
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How do I find out if VLC is using hardware rendering/decoding at this moment?

Let's say I am currently playing a video in VLC. How do I find out if VLC is using hardware (GPU) rendering, or decoding, at this moment? This question is not about enabling using the GPU.
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Media Player Classic video size zoom incorrect

I am using latest version MPCHC latest version. As the screenshot below, the video in MPCHC seem goes outside of the screen. But VLC play properly. I just try download a new copy of MPCHC, unzip and ...
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Changing cache for files in VLC

I understand how to change cache for files in VLC but I can't find a way to save this new setting. Every time I restart VLC it goes to 500. I have a version 2.1.5 of VLC. Please help!
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streaming audio to another machine on demand (linux)

tl;dr how to reliably stream audio on demand between 2 linux machines over the network on demand? Hello, sometimes I want to play something from my laptop through the bigger speakers of home sound ...
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Debugging choppy video playback on LAN - Bandwidth measurement

I am using VLC to playback videos stored on a personal NAS. I sometimes experience choppy playback, which I would like to diagnose by measuring with precision what bandwidth is required by the video ...