a cross-platform, open source media player & streaming media server. Use this tag when having issues with playing, streaming, transcoding or otherwise using VLC's features. Consider pairing it with an OS or platorm tag (windows, linux, osx etc) if the problem is platform-specific

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convert RTSP stream from ip camera to MPEG-TS

I have an ip cam that I can see its stream via RTSP on vlc media player. I want to use this stream on another device that does not supports RTSP, it only supports MPEG-TS, is there anyway I can ...
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Open password protected http stream with VLC

I want to stream a video / media file that is hosted by a http server, but the webserver protects the file with HTTP authentication. The GUI asks for for the credentials on every opening of the ...
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How to simply stream video from a remote server?

I have a remote debian server used as storage server. I would like to stream some videos directly from the server without downloading the file in advance. So far I create a http server in the same ...
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How to set output of VLC media player to decklink-Ultrastudio-SDI output? (VLC-Command-line)

I need to play a video file and send video to decklink output as PAL, But I didn't see anything about Decklink-Blackmagic in the vlc-help.txt. How can I send a video to decklink-Ultrastudio-SDI ...
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video player that shows milliseconds

I need to play MP4 files on my win7 which apart from minutes and seconds, should display the milliseconds. I currently have GOM, VLC and MPC-HC. (Note that I want to use a regular lightweight video ...
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Streaming Desktop to My DLNA TV

I am trying to stream my desktop (Windows OS) so that my DLNA TV plays it. I managed to do it without sound using VLC (Desktop option). From what I have read, they are not planning on fixing the sound ...
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Save MKV file from VLC with subtitle delay?

I currently have a set of MKV files with subtitles all offset with a delay of one second. I figured out that you can use File -> Convert/Save in VLC to save the video with command line options. The ...
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VLC playlist on Ubuntu 14.04

How to force VLC in Ubuntu to open recently played audio items in main window on startup, as most of players does by default? I checked all settings ten times, throughout web also, there is no ...
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Extract rmtp from flash player with parameters

This site has a streaming flash payer which is playing an rmtp file. I would like to play the video in vlc instead of a browser. How do I find the source of the stream? I tried to use a packet ...
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VLC - Windows 8 / 10 Store Version - How to disable subtitles by default

I'm using the VLC app that is the Windows Store Version. How do I go about disabling Subtitles on playback by default while still allowing the options during playback to select Subtitles?
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dts channel mixer macos

In all DTS based files i play, i have the classical problem of voice volume being too low and explosions too loud. I do not like to " ride the volume ". Hardware is : - Audigy 2zs pci card + kx ...
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Stuttering videos at VLC, streaming from file

I'm having constant problems with files stuttering while watching them. http://puu.sh/jJ7Zh/25c40e2bf0.jpg (can't post pictures yet :/) This file is a .mkv, don't know if it matters, but having ...
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Transcode RTMP Live stream to multiple clients

I regularly follow livestreams on the website picarto.tv. The website uses RTMP for streaming, and therefore requires flash to show the video source. Many (mobile/embedded) devices don't have flash ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - VLC doesn't show track details in system sound menu/indicator

VLC isn't showing details about the current track in the system sound menu/indicator as seen here: http://s30.postimg.org/k8u7djxo1/Screenshot_from_2015_08_19_21_21_55.png I can still control VLC ...
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vlc sync subtitle doesn't work

I downloaded a vedio from youtube(about 1 hour film) and downloaded subtitle from subscene , I put the vedio subtitle in the same folder with the same name. When I play the vedio with vlc and the ...
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How can I play x265 encoded videos on windows?

I tried ffplay, vlc and xvid but didn't work. Ffplay and vlc plays video but when I try to play it from middle vlc stops playing and ffplay restarts the video. Xvid fails to plus it fails to play ...
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Open DVD Menu with VLC from command line

For some DVDs, VLC opens track 1 when I open a DVD. I prefer to open the menu. Is there a way from the command line that I can have VLC open the DVD menu? Currently I have to open it and then right ...
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VLC auto adjust window size to video size

when in windowed mode, the VLC window can be resized arbitrarily. It will however add black bars to the sides of the video, if the aspect ratio of the window does not match the aspect ratio of the ...
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ffmpeg how to convert mkv vp90 to mp4 h.264?

i would like to ask how to convert an .mkv VP90 to an mp4 h.264 ? I downloaded .mkv video from youtube and it's using VP90, VLC is unable to read VP90, so i have to convert it to my usual H.264, in ...
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How to listen to a file by looping regions?

I need to listen to audio files in short looped fragments (useful for transcribing). I have found a few apps that let me define regions (VLC, Audacity) and that let me play these regions in a loop, ...
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Using Huawei's Airsharing to stream to VLC

My Huawei Android phone comes with a feature called AirSharing which allows me to stream my phone's screen over DLNA. Seeing as VLC supports DLNA (I think), I installed it onto my mac, however I can't ...
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Why my .mov video not showing any video but just audio is playbacked?

I'm learning & going through some tutorials in .mov format, but for some videos I cannot see any videos, but listen to just audios... I'm running those through VLC & Media Player Classic Home ...
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Not able to play a large media file in Quicktime

I am testing a video domain bug, the case is I have a large .mp4 recording 7.5GB, I am able to play it in VLC player and also in Windows Media player but when I play it with Quicktime player it throws ...
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Streaming to Sony NS510 from a windows 10 pc over the LAN

I have a Sony NS510 wireless speaker and in windows 7 i was able to stream music from my windows pc to it via the "windows digital controller" application. It is still available in Windows 10, however ...
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How can I change Media Information in VLC Media Player?

OK, it's under Tools | Media Information. But there doesn't seem to be a way to save the modified file. When I select Media | Convert/Save and save the file as a new file that new file is empty. (I ...
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VLC and default videos directory on DVD drive

I have two hard drives on my laptop: C and D. The D drive is in place of DVD drive. VLC media player always searches C:\videos to load for playing. How can I change this to search D:\videos for its ...
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VLC Playlist with Settings

Is it posible to store playlists in VLC Player with e.g. shuffle and repeat selected. I have a playlist where I would rather have it start with a random track than having it start with the first ...
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VLC launch parameters - specify which screen? video-x/video-y is ignored

I have 2 monitors, both 1920x1080. I added some launch parameters to a VLC shortcut to get it to play a borderless/control less video that will automatically close when it finishes playing. However, ...
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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 ...