Open source media player from the VideoLAN project

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

1
vote
0answers
123 views

Is it possible to pause/rewind in VLC's dummy interface?

I got it working what I initially wanted. I have a desktop computer, which I use as a "streaming server". I send all the VLC streaming commands to it, and my desktop computer sends the video to the ...
0
votes
0answers
98 views

Audio and video streams merging

I receive two streams. One of them is audio and the second is video. After that i mix them and send like "rtmp" stream. But the problem is video stream falls every 3-4 minutes and i need that "ffmpeg" ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Get audio stream from file saved with VLC

I captured a video using vlc -vvv addressToSource --sout file/ts:a.alpha vlc -vvv addressToSource --sout file/ps:b.beta file a.alpha contains 1 audio stream and works fine. file b.beta contains 3 ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

How to send key 'F11' or 'f' key, when clicked on “Maximize button”

How to send key 'F11' or 'f' key, when clicked on "Maximize button or Resize button" adjacent to the Close (X) button in VLC Media Player window.
0
votes
1answer
244 views

I want to record voice from microphone, but the record button of my vlc is disabled

I would like to record sound from microphone on my PC using VLC media player. I used view->"advanced controls" to make the record button visible. However, this button is disabled. How can I enable it ...
0
votes
0answers
62 views

VLC 2.x media library search results expand tree view by default?

I started to use the media library in VLC Player (2.1.2). I added my whole MP3-folder (with a structure of subfolders inside, max 3 levels deep), so I now see one collapsed 'root folder' - fine. That ...
0
votes
0answers
147 views

VLC: network editable live ticker / marquee overlay

I have a videowall of 4 55 inch Samsung displays hooked up to a network attached PC. For reference, it runs two AMD R9 290, the displays are used in eyefinity mode. I do have network access to this ...
-4
votes
1answer
229 views

How to open a video clip from command line using VLC Player?

I need to use VLC Player to open video clip via command line call. How can I do that? ps. Trying to put the file name as the manual guide shows takes me nowhere succeeded.
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Text Encoding Wrong In Some Applications

Recently, I opened VLC and discovered that all the text was unreadable. It seems as if the endianness is wrong, or something else relating to encoding is failing. I found that multiple apps have the ...
0
votes
1answer
72 views

record video clip of playing mkv in vlc

I am looking for a easy way to record short sequences with sound in whatever format while watching a mkv or xvid movie. preferably by just hitting a record button for start and stop while watching and ...
0
votes
0answers
59 views

Is there a way to update VLC media player without administrator privileges?

We have a number of users that work offsite and do not have administrative privileges on their Windows 7 laptops. Is there a way to update VLC as soon as updates are published without administrative ...
0
votes
0answers
502 views

Why does multicast streaming only work with 224.0.0.0/4 routed to network card/NIC in Linux?

a project of mine involves multicast streaming of DBV-S2 TV channels by using a networked SAT tuner. As there are no IGMP-capable network switches, the network is quite stressed and so I set up a ...
0
votes
0answers
674 views

How to setup PS3 Media Server to stream AceStream to playstation?

I've been hunting around in net for weeks and trying no end of different setups and I feel like im going in circles. I want to watch some live streams from AceStream on my Playstation 3. I have ...
0
votes
0answers
90 views

VLC - Stream audio into an audio player in a web-page offline-mode accessible

I maded a batch file for stream audio with VLC, it works fine and is accessible from all PC/smartphones: "C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe" -I dummy dshow:// -vv --dshow-vdev=none ...
0
votes
0answers
83 views

How to move vlc temp folder to ramdisk?

How can i move vlc temp folder to ramdisk or any other location to increase performance? Or does vlc already keep temp files in ram? thanks.
1
vote
0answers
239 views

Conversion from MP4 to WAV results in desync with FFmpeg, but not when using VLC

Converstion to .wav from .mp4 video causes a desynchronization when the conversion is done with FFmpeg, but not when with VLC. I've been trying to figure this out for days now and any help is greatly ...
0
votes
1answer
290 views

VLC start up with playlist

What is the command line for vlc to start up playing a specific playlist? something like this: START /WAIT C:\"Program Files"\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe %1 playlist="c:\users\rendszergazda\desktop\p.xspf" ...
0
votes
0answers
65 views

Unable to smoothly stream video

I have an SSH server set up at home, which has a bunch of hdd's connected to it, storing a large collection of media. Before, it was just a media server for home, and the SSH was for configuration, ...
0
votes
0answers
120 views

Auto record stream in VLC

I need to record different http video streams. At this moment, I manually open the stream and push the little record button when the extra toolbar is activated. It creates a stream automatically in ...
0
votes
0answers
74 views

Joining videos using the command line

I've had a little mishap with the external harddisk and I've had to restore some files. Now I have a bunch of video fragments that I'd like to join up again. I can play the fragments using VLC just ...
1
vote
1answer
662 views

How to get back freebox tv in VLC 2.1.0 and above?

Since version 2.1.0 VLC is missing the option to view Freebox TV channels (for Freebox clients in France), which was visible in Playlist - Internet - Freebox TV. Is it possible to get that back?
0
votes
0answers
55 views

How to override keyconfig by editing vlcrc

I want to set some hot keys for VLC. I know how to do it with GUI setting, but I want to configure by text file config. I could change by adding this lines to %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\vlc\vlcrc. ...
0
votes
0answers
189 views

Running vlc qt4 interface with Bumblebee on Debian

I am running Debian Jessie on a laptop with 2 video cards. I use Bumblebee to switch between cards. The optirun command initializes a new x server, that runs on the faster but more power consuming ...
0
votes
1answer
601 views

Pixelated MKV x264 playback

I have ~100 movies in x264 mkv with file sizes between 8-15GB. All of them display the grayish pixelation. They'll be ok for 5-15 minutes and then as scenes change they'll receive the pixelation. ...
-1
votes
1answer
639 views

Why'd a 1080p video playing on 1366x768 resolution screen show black bars?

Above is a screenshot of the properties of the video I played in VLC. As you can see, it clearly shows that the video is 1080p. But when I am playing the video on my Windows laptop (with a 1366x768 ...
0
votes
0answers
181 views

errors exporting audio over ssh

i am attempting to forward audio (x11 video is already working) over my local lan from a source pc to a client pc. both machines are running ubuntu. i have followed these instructions but i'm getting ...
1
vote
0answers
224 views

Wowza Media Server: Do we really need it? [closed]

I have a dedicated server running a video website. All videos encoded to .mp4 format, and I use Jwplayer. MP4 format can be play on all browsers, andriod phones, windows phones, iPhones, iPads...etc ...
0
votes
0answers
213 views

How can I reduce latency on VLC

I 'm working on a video streaming application. Server is a Linux machine (ffmpeg-ffserver) and client is a Windows machine (vlc player). There is a latency of about 6 seconds. Despite the fact that ...
0
votes
1answer
87 views

VLC displays time instead of text

I have an issue with VLC when I try to add subtitles. This displays to me instead of proper text from *.SRT subtitle format.
0
votes
0answers
292 views

VIDIOC_STREAMON failed: Device or resource busy [VLC media player]

I 'm trying to achieve video recording from my UVC webcam, using VLC (Ubuntu 13.04). Both uvc-kernel-module and v4l2-utils are installed. I am able to detect /dev/video0 which is the only video device ...
0
votes
0answers
205 views

Can I record video using LIVE555 Streaming Media?

I 'm looking for recording and streaming real-time video between Linux server and Windows client (VLC player). For this reason, I want server to be able to trasmit over UDP. I tried with FFmpeg ...
0
votes
1answer
167 views

VLC bash transcoding script destination directory

Well, I have such transcoding script: #!/bin/bash acodec="vorb" arate="256" ext="ogg" vlc="/usr/bin/vlc" fmt="mp3" for a in *$fmt; do $vlc -I dummy -vvv "$a" --sout ...
0
votes
1answer
192 views

VLC bash transcoding script output to file

I'm running such script to transcode my audio files: #!/bin/bash acodec="vorb" arate="256" ext="ogg" vlc="/usr/bin/vlc" fmt="mp3" for a in *$fmt; do $vlc -I dummy -vvv "$a" --sout ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

vlc player automatic capture recording ratio does not add up

I am trying to capture screen shots from a movie for my research and I tried it for every second. Both VLC and GSpot say that the fps is 25, so I set the recording ratio at 25. It is a 2 hour movie, ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

How do I find the video stream URL of my security DVR by myself?

I have this 8 channel DVR with the brand "ELEC" that streams video over the network. However, I can only connect to it using iPhone apps called vMyEye, Asee+, and other similar names. I want to use ...
0
votes
0answers
147 views

Debian Jessie: VLC Media Player crashing Xorg when opening file/stream, only works for opening capture device

Every time I open a file using VLC through the GUI, or in a terminal, Xorg crashes leaving me to the console interface and I need to run xinit again. The only thing that won't crash is when a video or ...
1
vote
0answers
305 views

How to reduce latency on FFmpeg video streaming?

On a video streaming application between Linux server (FFmpeg) and Windows client (VLC player), there is a noticeable latency of about 10 seconds. FFmpeg command: ffmpeg -re -f v4l2 -i /dev/video0 ...
0
votes
0answers
330 views

What video codec over RTP protocol?

I 'm trying to achieve video streaming from a Linux server (ffserver) to a Windows client (VLC player). Although I made it over HTTP protocol, I want the multimedia to be transferred over RTP ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Pause VLC with batch file

I have a database which contains file paths to .mp3 files in Filemaker. I managed to open these files in VLC with a Send Event command. I also want to create a pause button, which has to tell VLC to ...
0
votes
0answers
377 views

How to let VLC Media Library show the contents of an added folder?

Here is what I did: Enabled Media Library in Tools|Preferences|All|Playlist Added a Videos folder to the Media Library However, the folder is not clickable. So the Media Library seems to contain ...
0
votes
0answers
196 views

Video streaming fails over rtp protocol

Video streaming between Unix Server (ffmpeg) and Windows client (vlc) completed without errors. Server side: ffmpeg -f v4l2 -r 25 -i /dev/video0 http://192.168.1.114:27018/feed1.ffm Client side: ...
0
votes
0answers
128 views

Unable to open a .img file in mac OSx 10.9

I was recently in a car accident on private property and was given a CD-R with what I thought was a video from one of the surveillance cameras. When I insert the disk into my macbook pro running 10.9 ...
0
votes
0answers
114 views

VLC won't connect to local stream

I followed the instructions on this page: https://wiki.videolan.org/Documentation:Streaming_HowTo_New/, which said: The most common way is via HTTP. To stream via HTTP, click on "Destinations", ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Show Contents of X Display in Window

I have an X display :1. I would like to show the content of this display in another window. I can take a still by doing this: import -display :1 -window root screenie.png but I would like to be able ...
0
votes
1answer
172 views

Why can I play ogg file but not convert to mkv or mp4 with FFMPEG?

I want to convert a ogg video to mp4 or mkv, but different errors appear. I have two streams (from the same source) that I captured. They are in an ogg container. If I try to convert them to mkv ...
2
votes
0answers
723 views

Flux Disabling it for specific Windows/Monitors (VLC hardware overlay?)

F.lux is some color management application. My problem, with multiple monitors, is that I multitask. There are not distinct movie watching times, and coding/working/browser times; It is just all at ...
0
votes
0answers
78 views

How do I get vlc via X11-over-ssh to display the right font, instead of black rectangles only?

I'm running vlc on my Arch Linux box, forwarded via X11/ssh to my Mac. All characters in the application have been replaced by a black rectangle, so I can't read any labels. I would guess that vlc ...
1
vote
0answers
110 views

How can I display the ID3 version of a mp3 in VLC?

I would like to display the ID3 version of an mp3 in VLC. Is that possible? I use VLC 2.1.3 on Win7.
1
vote
2answers
761 views

How to download a mms stream with G2M4 video?

I have found that Gotomeeting recorded webinars are streamed as MMS streams. It is well known that MMS streams can be downloaded/saved. For instance VLC has a corresponding option in the Open Network ...
0
votes
0answers
118 views

vlc plays only grey screen with some moving parts

I have got some problem with vlc media player after some updates on ubuntu 12.04. Audio and subtitles works fine, but the picture is just grey. I have tried some other output settings x11 video ...