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Questions tagged [vlc-media-player]

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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How to stream from web only sound (aac), not video (mp4) using VLC player

Is it possible to stream only sound (Stream 1) when opening video from network (ctrl + n)? Now I download video + sound. I listen video on background while working.
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Randomly play clips from a selection of movies using VLC

I have this working using the Python script from the following post: Playing random short clips from a collection of movies However, each clip opens VLC with a different window size (default for the ...
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How do I zoom in and save a video using VLC media player?

So I have a video, I click "Video" -> "Zoom" -> "Double", then try to convert it using the video magnify/zoom filter, but it just ends up zoomed in at the top corner, i.e not where it was when ...
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Why does symlink to VLC break but but .bash_profile alias works?

problem I can execute VLC from the command line using a .bash_profile alias but not using a sym link. 📝 VLC is located at /Applications/VLC.app/Contents/MacOS/VLC on my machine sym link I tried ...
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How to inform vlc for sample rate change from device in linux

I'm working in FPGA device, which can provide raw video and pcm data. I'm using v4l2 and alsa framework for video and audio respectively. Audio flow path is using ALSA framework and video flow path is ...
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FFMPEG h.264 stream to VLC from raw YUV444 produces black screen and audio noise

I am piping raw YUV444 640x480 frames to ffmpeg from inside a C++ program using stdout (Pipe format: pipe<-Y<-U<-V whole frames each). ffmpeg encodes them using h.264 and streams the video ...
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How to configure phono-vlc-backend in Linux Mint Cinnamon?

I was using KDE Plasma and there was able use phono-vlc-backend but I want to use it with Linux Mint 19 Tara Cinnamon. Even I've installed but seems there's no way to configure it. So please how I can ...
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VLC IPTV cache live streaming

Is there a way to make VLC -after buffering/lost connection- resume the stream from the point where it stopped? For example; I am watching a match and it's 31 minutes,I lost the connection for 5 ...
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Re-encode and stream UDP TV Channels

I used from long time mumudvb and one dvb-t pci card to stream TV channels on my network. This is working fine but I've recently add another player that is less powerfull than others so I want to re-...
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Ffmpeg broken first segment

I have big problem with saving h264 stream to mp4 with ffmpeg. I'm using different options without any results. When I'm stopping ffmpeg during create of first segment, the output .mp4 files won't ...
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Automatic removal of black bars in VLC on Linux

I have an 21:9 ultra-wide monitor I want to watch my movies on. Unfortunately, in most movies are formatted as a 16:9 image with hard-coded black bars on top and bottom. I know VLC has the feature to ...
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VLC and m3u8 file

Good morning, I created I am testing HLS streaming and I created a simple playlist and segment of a video using the command ffmpeg -i C:\Users\funny\Desktop\uscita\out.mp4 -vcodec libx264 -g 24 -...
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how to disable vlc rendering it's interface in fullscreen

I'm using gthumb for viewing images. It also can (theoretically) play videos. And always whey I try to, it crashes, BUT, before it crashes, it sets vlc player to some super fullscreen mode, that no ...
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Some Qt apps (VLC and KDevelop) crashes in Manjaro due to QXcbWindow::setWindowIcon seg fault

Recently I started using Manjaro 18.0. Everything is okay except KDevelop and VLC crashes when it starts. My desktop environment is the newest version of Deepin DE. Previously I have also tried ...
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VLC playback dropping frames repeatedly

When I play back high bitrate 1080p movies (13GB for 2h 23m to give an idea of bitrate) the video runs mostly smoothly but will hit patches where many frames are dropped, about every 1-2 minutes. It ...
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For VLC, is there a way to set up or put info in videos so that certain videos will start with subs on but others will start with subs off?

I'm trying to set up videos beforehand so that whenever I play one, some videos will start with subtitles, and other videos will start with subtitles off even though they have subtitle tracks ...
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vlc - “split” video output, 1 -> Display, 1 -> other process stdin

i want to split a vlc videoutput. One stream sould be displayed on the Screen, the other one sould be piped in a nother process stdin or a fake device where i can read from the other process. Is this ...
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How can I create visual display of audio clip on VLC? Any Plugins?

How can I create image of any audio clip showing entire track either for quick identification or thumbnail views? I am looking for something like soundcloud display so that its possible to identify ...
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How can I convert x264 to x265 in VLC?

Here's what the file currently looks like: I want to make it a x265 at a lower resolution to save space on my phone. Both my computer and phone can handle x265 Here's what my settings look like in ...
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VLC media player doesn't reset fullscreen to off after exiting a video?

I used to use VLC 2.2.4, and I love it very much, but I see that VLC 2.2.4 has some vulnerabilities so I decide to upgrade it to the latest version of VLC (3.0.4). But I see that the behavior has ...
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Why is VLC playing a WTV file at half the frame rate?

I have a .wtv file of a 1080i network television broadcast I recorded using Windows Media Center on Windows 7. In Media Center and Windows Media Player, it appears to play back at a buttery smooth ...
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How to run VLC as command line command in windows [duplicate]

When I try to use VLC in command line in Windows, it opens up the VLC GUI. So is there a way I can use it as command line command instead?
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VLC cannot play a non-UDF mastered DVD

The VLC player cannot play a DVD disk on my computer. Whenever I click the menu "Media > Open disk..." from the player or "Play with VLC media player" from the context menu, the error prompt "Cannot ...
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VLC does not play back MATLAB generated sub-video

VLC is unable to playback videos that are cropped for ROI (region of interest). Videos are generated by the MATLAB image acquisition tool: imaqtool VLC plays the default video resolution (1024x576),...
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How to zoom videos with fingers on vlc player on windows 10?

It is easy on android devices to zoom a video to a custom size using our fingers. Is it possible on windows 10. I am using inspiron 15, 7579. My laptop is touch enabled.
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Windows Batch & VLC Issues

Currently I am attempting to write a batch file that recursively converts all .wav files in my folder into .ogg files and places them into a folder on a different disk using vlc's command line ...
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Unable to stream RTSP using GStreamer

I am trying to stream RTSP video using GStreamer. I am using test-launch example from gst-rtsp-server. Server: ./test-launch "(videotestsrc ! x264enc ! h264parse ! rtph264pay)" Client: VLC. When ...
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Cannot get lossless compression to work with ffmpeg with upscaling on windows 10

I am trying to convert a sequence of png images to a lossless video while upscaling (keeping the same aspect ratio). I have attached one png image . However, every lossless option I use either is ...
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VLC 3 can not play certain UDP streams

I have a stream on this address udp://@225.225.225.225:3002 and VLC 2.2.6 plays it perfectly, but on VLC 3.0.0 it can't be played. Are there any limitations for UDP on VLC 3.0.0? Are there any options ...
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VLC CLI - Can stream out local file, but not rtsp camera stream

So using the following commands I can re-stream and play on the same machine a .ts or .mp4 saved from a camera stream, but i cannot do the same with the stream itself... (fyi: debian 9 w/ vlc 3.0.3) ...
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Is there a tools option in VLC for macOS?

Is there a "tools" option on the macOS version of VLC? If there is, I can't seem to find it. I need to re-orient a video from horizontal to vertical in order to upload to Instagram. They are picky and ...
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What settings do i use to keep Out of Focus Dolby Audio in VLC?

I had a problem with VLC sounding different different when it was in or out of focus and this answer fixed it as with Dolby Audio turned off the sound was consistent. However i liked how things ...
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Browse files on VLC SFTP

I can open a folder or file over SFTP on VLC via Media > Open Network Stream > Play. If I open the file it plays perfectly, but if I open a folder it plays the first file found recursively. Is it ...
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FFMPEG : If i try to execute the m3u8 file with vlc work only with the first frame

I use ffmpeg to generate the m3u8 file. I think the problem in the ffmpeg command. the ffmpeg somtimes generate a file m3u8 with old frames it was deleted example m3u8 file: #EXTM3U #EXT-X-VERSION:...
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FFMPEG: After inserting multiple subtitle files into a MKV, it only saves the language metadata of the first 4 files

I know this is a very specific question, I've spent the entire morning figuring out how to insert srt subtitles into a mkv file using FFMPEG And I sort of figured out how to do it and it works. I'm ...
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How does VLC-player play Samba-shared video files?

I have to Virtual Machines (Ubuntu 18.04) which are running on the same internal network. The Server-VM stores a video in a folder which is shared to the Client-VM using Samba. The bitrate of the ...
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VLC changes the resolution from 1360x768 to 1365x786(ubuntu 16.04)

I'm using VLC player(ver 2.2.2) to render video data from FPGA device. I have provided resolution in vlc width: 1360 and height: 768 from Advance option in VLC (media==>Open Capture Device ==> Catpure ...
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Infrared remote PC control stops working after using VLC

I am using the hama multimedia pc control to play/pause movies, turn the volume up/down and so on. It works great with different apps in Windows 10. I use it with Windows Media Player and VLC. ...
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How to save set of files from streaming sources

I would like to download and save a set of podcasts from SoundCloud. My list consists of dozens of records. I know URL (HTTPS protocol) of every single podcast and want to save each of them ...
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What does the “mux” option in VLC media player do?

When I use VLC media player to stream a video file with the command line, I have to tell, what kind of "mux" I prefer: vlc --network-caching=1000 -vvv <file> --sout '#http{mux=ts,dst=:8080}' ...
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Subtitle Segment Glitch Until Fullscreen Toggled on/off

I am having some issues with with subtitles in VLC. Certain subtitle line(s) showing poorly until fullscreen is toggled on/off(but that fixes only the line that wasn't showing properly). If I turn ...
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KMPlayer buttons and menus are small in windows 10

VLC Player and KMPlayer buttons and menus are extremely small on 4K screen, not even possible to read or distinguish. I am using windows 10. I do not have this problem with the earlier KMPlayer ...
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Is there any way to post-process streaming HTML5 or flash video, e.g. tweak sharpness and contrast during playback?

Note: I don't want to mess with my monitor controls, I just want to affect video playing in my browser. I want to be able to tweak a bunch of things like brightness, white balance, sharpness, ...
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Changing aspect ratio and crop ratio on vlc

I have black bars on my video at the top and bottom. I changed the aspect ratio to 4:3 and crop ratio to 16:9 and it works when I watch it on my PC. But when I uploaded the video to YouTube it stays ...
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Video file suddenly turning bad

I have several .mkv files of a TV show. Today, a very interesting thing happened to these files (only these files), and when played with VLC Player, the image is corrupted. When played with other ...
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Exporting keys in .reg file using Powershell

I need to change several key values in Windows 7 registry, to add a parameter to a command launching VLC. Fortunately all keys are children of keys starting with VLC.: The command for Open and ...
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Is there a way to prevent cvlc from resizing window when next item plays?

I'm using CVLC from the terminal just to clarify; the question has been answered before for vlc but I can't find an option for cvlc.
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VLC EPG only shown for current program

I watch terrestrial television (DVB-T2) with VLC player. I put information about all available stations in an .xspf file like <track> <title>Das Erste</title> &...
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How to enable access to a win10 shared folder from android VLC?

Let's say I have this H:\Films directory that I should like to have access to from my mobile (android) VLC player. On Win 10, I created a local user, stream and created a password for it. Then I ...
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In kmplayer (or vlc or any player) how do you deactivate the bluetooth next/previous function when remapping keys?

I bought a bluetooth remote that I want to use to fastforward/rewind in KMPlayer using the next/previous or volume buttons. If I set the buttons in the preferences to fast forward/rewind five seconds ...