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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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How to record audio and video when using VLC Media Player?

I am having some trouble when trying to record clips from DVD's, because all I am getting is audio without any video. How can I fix this problem?
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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 ...
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Preserve playback position in VLC between multiple computers

I'm storing my video files on a network server via Samba (network share) and playing them on multiple computers. Is there a way to preserve playback position in VLC in order to continue playing from ...
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Created A Custom Protocol For VLC, but VLC doesn't like it?

Trying to add a custom protocol vlc:/// to my Windows 8 system so that hyperlinks using it will open the file in VLC instead of my browser. It does try to open the file, but then VLC says it's ...
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Open VLC when clicking certain video links

Is it possible to open VLC to play certain video files when I click on specific links? For instance, is there a protocol I could use, like vlc://, which VLC would recognize? Specifically, I've got ...
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Associate extension to a Modern Windows 8 app

I'm trying to associate some file types (like flv) to new VLC for modern Windows app. They registered their app just for mkv,mp3 and mp4 extensions, while their app really can read flv files (It's ...
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Watching BlueRay with Laptop/hdmi and hd tv poor experience

I try to watch an BlueRay on my Sony HD TV which is delivered by my Dell Latitude e6430 with icore 7 and Nividia NV 5200 connected via hdmi, but the experience is very poor :-( The movie plays some ...
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System requirements for high definition videos [duplicate]

I am going for vacation soon, and I am carrying a hard disk full of movies and a projector with me. Our vacation home has an old AMD Athlon PC, running Windows XP. Average video memory. It's a ...
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VLC media file kind attribute differs from Mavericks to Yosemite

I have noticed since I started using OS X Yosemite beta 3 that any files that by default open with VLC now have the Kind attribute set to just VLC Document, except for MP4 which also opens with VLC by ...
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Play internet video in external players (cross-platform)?

I have created a similar question on this on the ubuntu page. While that question was directed to a certain problem with adobe flash player in Linux, the answer that I found in the end is ...
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VLC - Sort by multiple columns, e.g. Artist, then Year, then Album

A two part question, related to playing music in VLC: Can you sort by multiple columns? For example, Artist > Year > Album > Track Number. Is there a way to get VLC to show the year in the playlist? ...
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Strip motion events from file

I am working on a time lapse project currently have a couple long videos where there are parts where nothing is happening and I am wondering if there is a program that can strip out all those parts or ...
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Windows 8.1 - 64 bit (VLC errors)

I'm having some troubles with windows 8.1 (or my computer hardware, not exactly sure). EACH and EVERY TIME I close VLC 64 bit, I get an error. I didn't notice anything, since VLC player doesn't shut ...
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Hot Keys Not Working in VLC

In VLC while playing music or some videos, I the jump forward hotkeys are not working. Jump back work fine but even if I change the jump forward keys in the settings it will not work. Any ...
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Take a screenshot with VLC in debian CLI

I have a peerflix stream on my linux machine which I want to open with VLC, take several screenshots at pre defined sections and save them to disk. I managed to get this to work on windows using the ...
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How to stream MPEG video using RTP using VLC command line

I'm attempting to convert the following vlc command line which is streaming an MPEG video over UDP ( no RTP ): cvlc -vvv /vlc/attract.mpg :norm=ntsc :v4l2-width=320 :v4l2-height=240 ...
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How to avoid videos (made of images) look tilted in VLC?

I created this video using the following FFmpeg command: ffmpeg -i in.ffconcat -c:v libx264 -pix_fmt yuv420p -r 30 out.mp4 The content of the file in.ffconcat is: ffconcat version 1.0 file ...