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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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VLC Media Player opening subtitle from the same folder as movie

Until the last upgrade of VLC, when I tried to open a subtitle for a movie, after choosing the "open subtitle" in the menu, a window opened showing the same folder where the movie file was located. (I ...
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Where does VLC for Android store saved SMB passwords? [on hold]

I am in a precarious situation where I recently set up a Windows 10 account and password for my computer but I can't remember it. I set it up so that I can access my media through my phone's VLC. So, ...
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VLC play desktop record pause and continue

I'm try to do a desktop recording using VLC player. In between I would like pause my desktop recording, And then after I need to continue, How do I do that in VLC player desktop recording.
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Stream video on VLC Player over sftp with ssh key authorization

So I know that I can stream media to VLC using sftp, however my server uses ssh-key authorization and not username/password. Is there any way to allow VLC to use my private ssh key to connect to my ...
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What is the difference between these video codecs?

I'm familiar with general digital video formats, but I'm trying to record my first Patreon videos - which are long (59min) and I'm finding myself completely baffled by format filesizes. I could really ...
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How can I extract the last 2000 images from a video?

I went through this guide and found that below commands should give maximum of image-000.jpg to image-999.jpg ffmpeg -i video.webm -vf fps=1 image-%03d.png But after reaching image-999.jpg, ffmpeg ...
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VLC and playlist with individual volume control

It seems impossible but I have to ask anyway. Is it possible to create a playlist that will make VLC play a set of files at individual volume level? I am fiddling with the Audio compressor (not very ...
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Why VLC 3.0 shows different colors depending on display driver?

I use VLC as media player in my PC. From VLC version 3.0, it shows different color in any video. So I install the compatible display driver for my Intel Pentium G2020 processor and it was fixed. But ...
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vlc unsupported codec: mp3

I've created a network with the mininet simulator on ubuntu 16.04lts. In this network, I want to transfer video between two hosts. I used vlc in my Sender host and I used ffmpeg in my Receiver host. ...
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Is it possible to manually add addtional codecs to VLC Media Player for a portable install?

I have two DLL files and one OCX file for a proprietary codec format to play some specific videos encoded with it. While I have an "installer" for it that works fine to register the codec for the ...
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What VLC keyboard shortcut is triggered by control-shift-pageup on Mac?

I'm using VLC 3.0.1 on a MacBook. I'm also using Moom (a move/zoom windows app). My Moom shortcut to throw the window to my upper display is controlshiftfnup—which, being a MacBook, translates to ...
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How do disable windows 10 notifcations during VLC playback

When I'm watching a movie in VLC, it is incredibly annoying to have the immersive experience ruined by a windows 10 pop up notification. Is there some way to prevent windows 10 notifications while VLC ...
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How to use ffmpeg to fit a video, scaled-down and positioned into a slightly larger static image?

Is it possible and if so how, to use ffmpeg to scale-down the original video that is 360x640 (aspect ratio 1.77777778) into an area that is 282x500 (aspect ratio 1.773) as an overlay on top of a ...
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Linux CVLC SSH - display on remote computer's monitor

Is their any way to launch VLC on a remote computer using the command line via an SSH session and display the video to the remote computer's monitor? I don't want to tunnel the video back, I want to ...
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can VLC 3.0 play frame-by-frame backwards?

There is a frame-by-frame playback on VLC (E key or view > advanced controls), which is very useful; but there is no way to use it backwards. This is a long-time requested feature (at least since ...

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