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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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Video stutters on Linux and Android when watching movies from a Windows share

I have a powerful PC running Windows 10. The PC is connected to a very powerful router (Ubiquiti Dream Machine PRO) via a gigabit wire. I also have a computer running Manjaro Linux. It is connected to ...
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Artifacts on Video of 143 images combined into a video by ffmpeg

Left side is from video, and right is original still The video was created from 143 images from the same camera taken over some months. Processed using :- ffmpeg -framerate 1 -pattern_type glob -i '*....
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m3u8 playlist files that are PNG but have MP4 data and converting it

So I have this m3u8 file. I will call it 1080.m3u8 and in this file it doesn't have standard ts files you would normally see it has a bunch of PNG files. I downloaded a few of those PNG files and ...
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Pitch shift not present on VLC on Mac [duplicate]

Im user the latest version of VLC for Mac M1 (3.0.20). I want to change the pitch of a song, and the pitch shift feature that always was on Audio Effects -> Advance, now is not there. There's no ...
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VLC ignores configured soundfont

I'm using VLC 3.0.20 on Windows 10, and have configured a .sf2-soundfont in the Settings (Audiocodecs/FluidSynth). When I re-open the setting, the path pointing to the soundfont is still correct: ...
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Is it possible to output different soundtracks from movies to different output devices?

For example, if I have a movie in MKV or another format, or a DVD with multiple soundtracks in different languages, can we watch it simultaneously in two languages? I want to watch the movie in ...
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Play analogue video from audio in

I have an adapter with AV input on one end and a 3.5 mm jack on the other. Is it possible to plug the 3.5 mm jack into audio in and view the AV signal going in? I've been trying to use the Analogue ...
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VLC: Split Video onto Two Displays with Command

I need to display a video on two screens with VLC by command, in a non-manual way on my Raspberry PI. The two screens are each connected by a HDMI cable. The video files have the 3840 * 1080 ...
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FFMPEG: RTSP Client sending "Keep Alive" packets back to camera

I am using the FFMPEG Libraries (Windows Build) to connect and stream RTSP Streams from IP Cameras, this works with no issues on Dahua, Hikvision, etc. Pseudo code : avformat_open_input (...) .... .......
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Achieving Precise 10-Minute Shutdowns for VLC Player

I need VLC player to shut down every 10 minutes, so I used this command: vlc -I {camAddress} --run-time=600 vlc://quit. However, it's not shutting down exactly after 10 minutes. I suspect this is ...
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Separating audio m4b file based on a cue file

Separating audio m4b file based on a cue file How can I split an audio m4b into separate files using a cue file? Note: The m4b file has no chapters that's why I need to use the cue file to split it. I ...
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Split Videos and/or Image Sequences using Video Players

Say I am using a video player like mpv, PotPlayer, VLC, and MPC-HC. I created a segment of a video by setting Mark A and Mark B. Now I want to split that segment from the video or make an image ...
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Why does FFmpeg encoding stall on Ubuntu with DVD video file?

I've encountered a challenging issue while using FFmpeg on Ubuntu to encode a DVD video file contained in a .bin format. Despite various attempts (also employing vlc or bounting converted .iso), ...
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How to get rid of the small media player box on top left of screen with video area selection in VLC?

When I open up a video in the VLC media player, it automatically has a little box on the top left of the screen. It's like a miniature video player with a box I can drag around the area to focus the ...
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Why is it when an MKV video converted by FFmpeg to MP4 only plays on VLC media player?

I have a video in MKV format that I wanted to convert to MP4, so I used ffmpeg to convert it. The command I used was pretty simple: ffmpeg -i <path_and_name_of_file>.mkv <...
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How to Limit the Playback bar to 10 minutes in vlc player

I've been streaming an IP camera using VLC player, and after a few days, the streaming stops. It seems like the playback bar, which stores data for rewind purposes, gets too long and consumes too much ...
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How to change the default action, in the called app, per file type in Windows 10?

I use Windows 10 and the default action when double-clicking on a MP3 file is to open it with VLC. However, the file just gets added to the playlist, without playing it. I'd like the default option ...
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How to fix command-line VLC `AudioObjectAddPropertyListener` errors

$ vlc -Z --play-and-exit my_music.mp4 VLC media player 3.0.20 Vetinari (revision 3.0.20-0-g6f0d0ab126) [00007fec32124770] macosx interface error: Updater aborted with error 1001 [00007fec21807100] ...
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Analyze AVI for audio with ffmpeg

I'm new to using ffmpeg. I have some AVI files that I believe should have audio, but I cannot get the audio to play with VLC. I tried using ffmpeg to analyze the AVI files for audio. import ...
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VLC as RTSP Server (Windows) - Authentication not working

I know there is another thread with a similar question, but was recommended create a new one. With VLC, I am opening a file or a RTSP stream from a camera and restream it with VLC RTSP. I tried a lot ...
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WEBVTT usage with correct X-TIMESTAMP-MAP such that VLC will synchronize

I have a VTT subtitle file where the first lines looks like the following WEBVTT X-TIMESTAMP-MAP=MPEGTS:1810830,LOCAL:00:00:00.000 00:35:43.618 --> 00:35:46.138 Because the sub titles in fact ...
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MPEGTS across devices has choppy audio

I want to stream video and its audio between devices. On my pc I am transmitting it using ffmpeg -re -i "video.mp4" -vcodec libx264 -f mpegts udp://192.168.1.106:1234?pkt_size=1316 And on ...
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Why does the same .mov flicker on VLC on one Windows laptop, but not on another?

Today, I used IObit Driver Booster to update drivers on Lenovo Y700 Touch-15ISK and IdeaPad Gaming 3 laptops. Then I went on iCloud.com, and downloaded the same MOV to both laptops. Finally, I ...
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How to put thumbnail on the video?

Does someone knows how to put thumbnail on the video? I have local files on my windows' laptop, but there are no thumbnails on it, so someone knows how to put thumbnails on it?
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How do I crop to an arbitrary aspect ratio in VLC media player?

The VLC crop settings only contain some aspect ratios. How can I crop to something not listed?
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How to tell VLC to use a different set of configuration files? [closed]

I have a 3 monitor setup. I want to run VLC 3 instances to 3 different monitors. I setup my preference and copied the vlcrc and vlc-qt-interface.ini file to a folder say vlc2 and I tried running a ....
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How can I play multiple videos in VLC with a specified delay between them?

I've just read the VLC-based answer to this question: How to play multiple videos side-by-side synchronized? ... and it works for me. However, I now want to play one of the videos at a delay. How can ...
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Task Scheduler no longer running VBS script

so I've been trying to get VLC player to skip to the next file at a specific time (10am). I've got the following script that worked fine for a few days, and then stopped completely. Set WshShell = ...
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VLC Streams at Higher Sample Rate But Transcodes and Saves to Lower

I am trying to transcode an mpeg4audio stream from a radio station and save the file. I have a headless server I am trying to use cvlc with in order to transcode and save the Stream to a file. Here is ...
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VLC for macOS command line audio delay

I have a bunch of videos that have both audio and subtitles delayed by half a second. I can play them on VLC and manually adjust it by pressing F 10 times and H 10 times, but I'd like to automate that ...
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Convert a video with a specific subtitle overlay

I downloaded a video file found on TED. It was with subtitles in different languages. Then I tried to convert it to an MP4 file using the VLC media player. In the conversion profile, I checked Overlay ...
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Optimize settings in VLC player for precisely seeking dedicated timestamps

I use VLC player (version 3.0.20 Vetinari, apple silicon) to transcribe videos and therefore I often have to jump to precise timestamps. But unfortunately, jumping on the timeline results in a mess ...
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Multicast from LAN to WAN

I'm trying to transmit a multicast stream over the WAN. I know the NAT cannot allow this. For this purpose, I tried to use one Raspberry with two Ethernet interfaces: The internal one and another one ...
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Why did `exiftool -rotation=0 input.mov` rotate my video?

I have an input.mov video file recorded by an iPhone 12 mini. I copied the video to my Windows 10 laptop. When I open the on video on my Windows 10 laptop with VLC, the video plays in portrait mode. I ...
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Loading chapter data in VLC from external file for any video format

I have a number of video files (in various formats: mp4, webm, mkv, etc.) and I'd like to add chapter information to them (similar to how Youtube shows links into parts of videos). I'm not terribly ...
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HDR to SDR conversion with ffmpeg

I have some 4K HDR video, which looks very dark (and redish) if directly played on a non-HDR device (in practice with VLC), which is a known issue. I'm trying to convert it to SDR using ffmpeg, and ...
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Mac Mini High Sierra Res Resolution issue

I have a Mac Mini running onHigh Sierra that I'm using as a media PC (running on a generic Sansui TV) I'm having a resolution switching issue. Problem I have is that if/when the Mac starts before the ...
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Temporary disconnection of wireless headset mutes VLC's (and only VLC's) audio until VLC is rewound. How to debug?

When I am wearing my wireless headset and I walk outside of its range for just a moment (enough for me to not be able to hear the audio, but not enough for a permanent wireless disconnect), VLC will ...
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Issue in converting encrypted HLS with FFMPEG to UDP

We are looking for help in debugging a problem related to converting encrypted HLS to UDP output. If we download encrypted HLS content and then convert it to UDP, it works well. But if we directly ...
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VLC media player installation on RHEL 9

Please help me to install VLC media player on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9. I tried these installation steps, but they failed. I tried to skip few packages during the installation too, but I could not ...
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How to set VLC to pause payback when headphones are disconnected?

When using VLC and I disconnect my headphones, VLC does not pause the audio and continues playing from speakers. Using other players (Windows Media Player), the audio would stop when the audio device ...
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VLC, Windows 10, video playback is mirrored

In a single instance window of VLC, the MP4 file is output as two side-by-side videos simultaneously. This does not happen with all MP4 files. Is there a setting to solve this or is it a source file ...
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How to use VP9 transcoder when streaming video in VLC Player?

I was trying to stream video with VLC using the very low latency VP9 encoder. Both my OS codec library and VLC player (3.0.16) has been upgraded to the latest version When I select VLC Player > ...
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Why is my VLC video capture output garbled?

I use a video capture card, which pretends to be a webcam as a way to get video output from another system to a windows 11 tablet or other PC. You can't fullscreen the camera app - so I was trying to ...
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VLC specifying audio device on command line on Windows?

I tried the following command, to play an audio file on vlc that plays on the monitor speaker, instead of the default speaker that plays on my audio interface. vlc.exe --qt-start-minimized --alsa-...
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Combing multiple videos and audio tracks for playback in VLC

I have multiple videos (about 5-10 minutes each) that I need to play together during a long presentation with an audio track (multiple files) over it. I created the separate videos for ease of editing ...
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Artifact with ffplay at bottom of stream images

By getting stream of a camera with ffplay, I get artifacts like what in: https://community-assets.home-assistant.io/original/3X/5/7/570102632dca2748a9ae9e0568f1240e4abb2a63.jpeg https://user-images....
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Windows keeps asking for MP4 software to use despite VLC Player selection

I have allocated VLC Player to open .mp4 files from Settings -> Default Apps -> Choose default apps by file type, see screenshot labeled Before. But when I try to open an mp4 file, it still ...
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Poor Quality from USB Video Device on VLC

I am having trouble using VLC to use my USB Capture Card as it is outputting porr quality. The quality is blurry or pixilated. I have looked around on many forums and videos to see if they can help ...
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Sound gaps in VLC

I am currently learning guitar and I record my lessons with my phone to practice at home. I am playing the videos under Linux with VLC (3.0.18) however I constantly need to stop and jump back a few ...
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