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My windows 7 computer keeps restarting it self no matter what i do

My computer keeps restarting when it is idle for a while but, i am able to trigger a restart when i start up a game or when i use vlc media player. I checked the event viewer and i got a critical ...
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Windows 8.1 a lot of programs stopped responding

I am using windows 8.1, and I cant play any video's? I have tried opening the video with: Windows media player, standard windows video app(in windows 8), and VLC player. Also, when I am starting amd ...
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streaming video to the internet

I want to stream my webcam live over the internet. It is mounted on a windows 7 desktop and connects to the internet over an ADSL connection. I am able to stream successfully within my home/office LAN ...
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enqueue files to already running instance of vlc via command line

I am trying to do a python based workaround of the issue that there is no load next file in folder option in vlc. Is there a way to enqueue files to an already running instance of vlc media player ...
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How to play a soundless video and add a audio file at the same time?

I have a folder with a MP3 audio file and an video file. Both named the same. Example.mp3 Example.mp4 I want to play the video and add the sound. Both files should stay the same and I do not want ...
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How to view .mts files on a Mac?

I am trying to view .mts files on a Mac. I can play them fine on Ubuntu using VLC. However, when I tried VLC player on Mac, the file did not open properly (multiple windows opened up - the voice ...
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Is it possible to disable VLC skin (only) for the playlist?

When using VLC skins a lot of the native features are not available (see this question). Is it possible to use the skin but disable it for the playlist? I thought this will work but it does not:
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How can i display a video/DVD with subtitles on a video projector using VLC player?

I am using the VLC player to watch DVDs on a notebook. Subtitles are shown in the video ON THE NOTEBOOK, but using my Dell video projector to display the video i see the video but no subtitles at all. ...
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How to increase VLC RAM buffer for offline files?

I would like to configure VLC player to preload a significant portion (like a hundred megabytes or so) of a video file from the hard disk to RAM before playing it. Is this possible?
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VLC tagging limitations?

I've been looking for a media library/player and thought VLC was a candidate, but I'm not seeing the variety of tags I need to organize my music, looks like only track title, artist (at track level), ...
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Why is my computer really slow 20% of the times I turn it on?

The problem is that 1 out of 5 times when I turn my computer on, it turns into this sort of "mode" where whenever I open a window, it does it really slow and whenever I close a window, that too is ...
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save current VLC playlist from command line

I am looking for a way to save VLC's current playlist to a .m3u file from the linux bash terminal. I know I can do it from through the Media menu but would really like a command line option so that I ...
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skipping part of a video

Is there any vlc setting or extension that can be used to skip predefined part of a video. or may be some hack like hex editing the video file and filling that specific part with random bits. ( I ...
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Starting VLC via command line to play a video as desktop wallpaper

I'm trying to create a batch script to start a video as a live wallpaper on startup. Right-clicking a playing video and selecting the "Set as wallpaper" option works fine, but attempting to run VLC ...
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Embedding an rtsp stream using vlc activeX plugin

I have an rtsp stream. I want it to be displayed on a webpage with help of the vlc activeX plugin. I tried pasting the below code in my page <OBJECT ...
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How can I get millisecond-level accuracy timestamps on screenshots (vlc)?

I'm currently using rt.exec("C:\\VLC\\vlc screen:// --dshow-vdev=screen-capture-recorder --dshow-fps=10 -I dummy --dummy-quiet --rate=1 --video-filter=scene --vout=dummy --scene-format=jpg ...
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How can I seek when watching an RTMP stream in VLC?

I'm using VLC on Windows to watch an MP4 RTMP stream (Twitch) however the seeking bar is disabled, so it's not possible to fast-forward/rewind. Is there an option/plugin to enable seeking or is it ...
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How to enable the display of volume (aspect ratio, etc) changes on VLC video?

I remember that normally while changing volume or aspect ratio from shortkey or mouse wheel, I was seeing a volume info or the aspect ratio in numbers displayed on the video for several seconds. But ...
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Is there any Media Player/extension/add-on for PC having feature like Samsung Galaxy Smart Pause?

Is there any Media Player/extension/add-on having feature like Samsung Galaxy Smart Pause which can work for PC? If not please tell me how I can try to write one for VLC. I'll try my best. Thanks
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“Always on Top” not working in VLC in Windows 7

I have recently installed Windows 7 and the latest version of VLC media player. Anyhow, the "Always on Top" feature of VLC media player is not functioning. I have a video loaded.
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VLC playing vid over samba stuttering?

This is sort of an open ended question, so any recommendations will be appreciated I have a ubuntu box as my main server and I stream video on my mac since I can't carry my server box upstairs This ...
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Remotely start VLC w/Salt Stack

Using Salt Stack, how does one remotely start a Windows program on the console screen? In other words, from my Salt Master (CentOS based), I want to push this sort of command to Windows 7 (with Salt ...
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Finite looping a video file in quicktime or MP4 container and keeping file size down to single loop original size?

I'm trying to find a way to create a very long but finite (limit of 100x) looping movie from a 2 mintue clip, and keep the file size down to only the original single loop. (So am hoping a container ...
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Stop VLC player from saving effects & filter settings

VLC Player v1.1.11 Windows 7 Ultimate VLC player launches each new video with setting I used once to brighten a dark video. On a second computer, VLC player opens all videos rotated 270 which was a ...
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Tell VLC where to look for plugins.dat file

I am trying to build vlc from source (I will include installation script below), but when I try to run vlc I get the following error main libvlc warning: cannot read ...
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How to Export VLC Record Stream Options to Command Line

Is it possible to export options that selected in GUI menu to command line script. Windows VLC GUI. ==> Windows CVLC Command line.
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turning display off while playing video file in vlc player

Does there is any option or settings (native to vlc player or windows) to automatically turn off the display when playing a video in it.. Could be handy when want to listen only to audio and making ...
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Change VLC multimedia icons (Windows)

I want VLC as my universal player. It has a lot of qualities that everybody acknowledges and a few shortcomings which made me use other players in time. But in the end I have to concede it is still ...
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Stream microphone through PC over

I have a microphone hooked up to a Windows 7 PC. I need to broadcast this microphone live across my local network to Android/iPhone devices connected by wi-fi. I can't seem to find a method to get ...
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Streaming video from the Internet to other computer

I have a computer that is playing some video streaming from the Internet. And basically I want to "transfer" (or re-stream, or broadcast...) this video to other computer (only 1 PC) in other ...
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Echo cancel and noise reduction - how to use WebRTC echo cancel engine with VLC, Gstreamer, Mplayer, FFmpeg?

How to use WebRTC echo cancel with VLC, Gstreamer, Mplayer, FFmpeg? e.g: vlc alsa://plughw:0,0 gst-launch-0.10 alsasrc device=hw:0 ! autoaudiosink arecord -D hw:0 -r 44100 -c 2 -f S16_LE | aplay ...
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VLC - Play two mp3s simultaneously from command line

I'm using VLC 2.0.8 on Windows 7. How do I play two mp3s simultaneously from the command line (command line because to write a batch script that launches the mp3s)? I've tried vlc 1.mp3 2.mp3 and ...
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How to specify the dvd title on the vlc command line on Linux

I want to dump a particular title of a dvd to mpeg using vlc. I have done that before but I forgot the syntax of specifying the title on the vlc command line and I cannot figure it out anymore. I am ...
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No dialogues can be heard in a movie with a 5.1 audio

I recently purchased 'PHILIPS DSP56U' 5.l multimedia system and got it connected with my laptop. All the speakers are connected good and all the channels responded well for the test sounds. The stereo ...
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Play VLC stream without interface

I would like to use VLC to play an Internet radio stream without starting the GUI. Is that possible? I have explored the command line documentation for VLC a bit and I did not came to any solution. ...
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Retranslate HTTP video stream on Windows

I want to retranslate video stream incoming from VLC player. I know that ffserver can do it, but it is available only for Linux. Are there any alternatives for Windows? Also it would be great if you ...
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Ripping a home video VCD on Linux or Windows with VLC or otherwise

I have a VCD with 22 minutes of video on it. I would like to retain this footage and throw away the VCD. I can play the whole thing with VLC ("open disc -> vcd -> /dev/sr0 -> play"): all 22 minutes ...
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how can i save any video in vlc media player?

i am not sure if this is an easy task but i cannot find a way to do it, suppose i have changed video effects to negative and i want to save the video, how can i do this?? will this change reflect ...
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Disabling VLC's crash message

I have a Mac Mini running videos on loop to display publicly, which occasionally crashes I think generally when other OSX functions kicking in. I have a script to detect when VLC is not running and ...
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Videos randomly turns completely gray

I'm using Windows 8 and sometimes when I'm watching .avi file, the video turns completely grey. Then if I'm lucky, it goes back to normal a couple seconds later. I know it isn't the video's fault ...
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VLC internet multicast

I want to stream video using VLC so everyone can connect to my pc and watch it. Is there any way to do it? As I understand I can multicast video only in my network (but I need it to be available from ...
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Streaming Video From Server Using VLC CLI

Currently, I have a server with a bunch of home movies on it. These home movies are anywhere from 720p to 1080p. The bit rate of these videos is too high for me to stream via a simple "open the http ...
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limit window proportions in VLC

How can I limit window proportions on window resize in VLC? To illustrate what i want, here is a gif from MPC-HC with this options enabled: http://i.minus.com/ibmdKlQeyKn614.gif and here is gif when ...
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Install latest vlc on centos 5.5

I am using Centos 5.5. When I try, yum install vlc I got vlc version 0.9.9a which is very old with lot of bugs. Is there a way to get the latest version of VLC? I have already tried yum update vlc ...
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How to improve the functionality of the multimedia keys in Windows

I'm using an SK-8135 Dell keyboard- the one with the volume knob. I was wondering how I could improve its 'integration' in Windows. for example, when I'm using RythmBox in Ubuntu pressing the next key ...
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error while merging videos with ffmpeg

I am trying to concat videos with different resolutions using ffmpeg and I am encountering this error shown below while that the video resizes when playing the videos I merge them using ffmpeg with ...
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How to use the recent documents folder in VLC Player

Using Windows 7, how can I open the recent documents folder in VLC Player?
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get avi file with codec UMSV to play in vlc, or convert with ffmpeg

I have some video from security cameras. The program outputs in avi file extension. I can play the file in Kaffeine (openSUSE 12.3) but the file doesn't play in vlc--says it does not play files with ...
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How to change VLC's record video path

I'm using VLC and would like to save what is currently being played. How can I change the path that this video is being saved to? Using Windows 7 - 64-bit with the latest verison of VLC
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Change fullscreen volume display in VLC

I reinstalled vlc and deleted my preferences, because it was bugging out a lot. Now, I have a weird problem. In the windowed mode, volume display goes up to 200%. But, in fullscreen mode, it goes upto ...