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VLC (Server) re-stream Security Camera Feed

I purchased a Swann Home Security DVR system and was hoping for some help on how to duplicate the streaming video on my server. In order to get their web view (streaming video in the browser) to ...
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Webcam resolution, vlc and Linux

I'm trying to do some some streaming with a webcam, but so far the results are not good: everything I stream in 320x240 looks good, but as soon as I choose a higher resolution, the image quality gets ...
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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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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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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 to subscribe to various media players' events like pause or track change?

I want to write a platform independent library to subscribe to media player events. I want it to work on both windows and linux and want it to support as many media players as possible. Ideally I ...
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VLC stream with input options

I'm trying to stream in CVLC for XBMC. My problem is that I can't, because I'm not just using a file stream, but rather a Decklink protocol, and I need input options. I can't find any resources on how ...
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Indicate in Windows which video files have been viewed

A rather specific problem... I watch video's using VLC. (I've found Windows Media Player and XBMC too cumbersome.) We are always trying to find which was the latest show in a series that we last ...
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Playing and recording a live stream from another computer webcam using VLC/FFmpeg

I was trying lately to set a video server on one machine and play it in a differen machine, it works with me.. but the problem is that it always stuck and become jammed in the middle .. and it is very ...
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Change VLC recording format

I'm using VLC 2.0.2 to stream videos from YouTube and I'm hitting the "Record" button at times so I can store the more interesting parts of the stream on my PC. I was using this just yesterday and it ...
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VLC: Play on Fullscreen

(Mac OS 10.6.8 Snow Leopard) Is there any way, to configure VLC to start playing paused videos when it enters fullscreen mode like in older versions of QuickTime (or newer versions with this ...
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Display VLC stream while copying

How can I copy a video stream with the command line version of VLC for Mac, and simultaneously display the video stream on the screen? I use: vlc -vvv -I rc mms://... --sout ...
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Can you live stream WebM to Chrome browser?

I know you can stream media by using stuff like VLC to browser that also with a VLC plugin. Chrome also supports WebM (VP8) encoding video format playback natively. BUT when I try to stream a WebM ...
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Recording microphone jack in Ubuntu

Greetings, I'm attempting to record Live TV from a TV capture card to FLV files with FFmpeg. When I first started on this project 2 weeks ago I was expecting something quit simple. Yet, so far I've ...
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120fps video playback issues

Unable to playback the 120FPS video downloaded from http://www.blurbusters.com/hfr-120fps-video-game-recording/ For VLC it moves at 20fps and is all pixelated (with lots of artefacts) and broken In ...
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How to record from VLC with Fraps without the footage auto cropping itself?

Every time I use Fraps to record something off of VLC it gets rid of the black bars and everything else on my desktop and it leaves only the video. How do I get it to stop doing that?
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segmentation fault when playing AVI in vlc media player

When I play an AVI file in VLC media player I get these messages: [mpeg4 @ 0x7fa1f4ead4a0] Invalid and inefficient vfw-avi packed B frames detected Fontconfig warning: FcPattern object size does not ...
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Play two files in VLC dummy and give sout parameters to both of them

I want to add multiple files to VLC's web interface. And the commands below do exactly that. Two files are added to the VLC's web interface's playlist. But as you can see, that's not all I wanted - ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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VLC: How to delete file on disk

I download videos from Youtube to watch later. I use VLC to watch the videos and when I am done watching a video I would like to remove the file on disk directly from VLC. I have found several guides ...
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Can VLC be set to show external subtitles when playing a DVD movie?

I was looking for ways to use external subtitles with DVD movies and have found several solutions (amongst others, MPC-HC). But I was surprised that VLC was not a solution here - and I imagine some ...
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Opening a H264 stream from DVR using VLC/FFmpeg

I've been tinkering with ITX's DVR for the past few days, trying to connect to its RTSP stream using the SDK that manufacturer provides. The official syntax goes like this: PLAY ...
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Possible to black out/dim second screen while using multiple displays in VLC 2.1.3 fullscreen mode?

Pardon if this is a duplicate, but I searched and could only find the reverse of my question. I remember VLC used to have an option to "not" black out the second screen when playing a video in ...
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vlc streaming over the network (delay reduce)

My name is yeonho choi, I'm Korean. I am network streaming Desktop(Display) and Desktop(Display) over RTP, when I view the stream (even on the same machine) there is a delay of about 1.2 seconds. I ...
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How do I specify file specific settings in VLC Media Player

I have a video and a corresponding subtitles (.SRT) file. Problem is, the timing is incorrect in the subtitles file. Whenever I play the video I have to delay the subtitles by n msec in order for it ...
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vlc player trouble in Toggle Normal/Repeat/Loop

An elderly person uses VLC player to play videos. He wants to Toggle the "Normal/Repeat/Loop". I told him for that the key "l" (small L) is given by vlc. Now the problem he faces is: how exactly ...
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Autoplay Bluray with VLC

VLC can support Bluray playback after installing two small files in the right directories. However, when you insert a bluray disc, you can't right click and play with VLC. You have to launch VLC, ...
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How to play RTSP live video streams on VLC player?

How can I play RTSP live video streams on VLC player? (v2.1.2 Rincewind, on Windows 7) I can play RTMP live video streams, but not the RTSP streams. I always get errors like this: Connection ...
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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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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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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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VLC output to DirectShow

I have a playlist of video files in various formats (which VLC will happily play while others choke on some of them). I have another program which will only accept as input a DirectShow Source device ...
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how to play a “undf” file in vlc media player?

i have a wave file. when i open it on vlc player it gives result "VLC does not support the audio or video format "undf". Unfortunately there is no way for you to fix this." how can i play this files? ...
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VLC “watch folder playlist” auto update/refresh playlist when adding new movies

Is there a way to do this? I want to run VLC in fullscreen mode with an autoloaded playlist. The playlist would be a folder, say /home/user/videos During the day I want to upload some movies to the ...
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Alsamixer 200% without VLC

When I change VLC Player's volume to 200%, it appears to make everything else 200% volume after closing it. Once I open Alsamixer it still says 200%. However, if I try changing the volume at all, ...
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Stream video from VLC on desktop to “VLC for iOS”?

I want to stream a video file that is located on my Desktop to an iOS device that has installed the recently published official VLC application. Both computers are in the same adress space in my LAN, ...
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How to auto refresh VLC media library?

Is there a way to set up the VLC media library so that when I add a file to the media library folder, the file will automatically be added to the media library without me having to touch VLC? In ...
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Video playback difficulties - Black screen

I recently returned from a several month trip and found a strange problem on my home computer upon return. The computer was not used while I was away, so I'm fairly confused how this happened. I've ...
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Synchronise the playback of two different videos in VLC

So I have two different videos, which I want to play at the same and be able to pause, stop, rewind forward/backward, ... so that this happens on both of them at the same time. How could I achieve ...
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Video output options of the CLI players?

Just thought I'd jot this down while I have the problem: On a computer that apparently has a problem with having X11 use graphics acceleration, I experience (understandably) problems playing video ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 locks up in VLC

Since I installed 13.04, I've had occasional lockups that sometimes relate to VLC player (could be something else). I can sometimes CtrlAltF1 to a different terminal to sigkill VLC, but sometimes it ...
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More latency using VLC than java browser plugin reading a video streaming

I am trying to see a video streaming in my PC from a mobile phone camera using Android and IP Webcam and I am able to do it but I have a problem with VLC. Runs correctly using VLC and java browser ...
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YouTube web no sound but VLC has sound

On Windows 7, in YouTube web client (in latest Chrome) - videos play, but without sound. IIRC, they used to play with sound some days earlier on the same machine. Pretty sure I did not change any ...
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Why are slightly different MKA chapter timecodes needed for WAV and OGG?

I am converting an audio CD to OGG format by ripping it to WAV (using cdparanoia) and encoding it as OGG (using oggenc). If I mux the WAV file to MKA with chapter timecodes as reported by cdparanoia ...
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How to select 1 hour video clip from multiple folders using VLC

I have different collection of video training and I would like to select 1 hour or 30 min video, which can have multiple clips, based on the duration, it may not be exactly 30 min. Is it possible to ...
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How to change installation directory path with command line of NSIS installer of new VLC player?

I want to silently install NSIS in D:\VLC. I can do that with old VLC version i.e. VLC 1.1.9. But I cannot do the same for VLC 2.0.5. Here is the command line I am using vlc-1.1.9-win32.exe ...