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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 prevent VLC from automatically resizing its window according to viewed content resolution?

In a case of mine a very high (compared to the video stream) resolution graphical frame (saying "access denied" (when my IP changes)) can appear instead of a video stream, which makes VLC window to ...
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How can I re-sync the subtitle and the video using VLC media player?

When I play a movie with subtitles (on VLC media player), the text is often displayed too soon or too late. Is there a way to delay the starting point of the subtitles?
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How do I connect VLC to a known DLNA server?

I have VLC on my Mac and would like to connect to a DLNA server on my LAN but the server isn't showing up in VLC's UPnP auto-discovery UI. Given the IP address of the server how can I point VLC to it ...
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How to disable subtitles by default (but keep them available)?

When I play a video in VLC it always starts with subtitles! I don't want this! I want subtitles OFF until I choose to turn them ON. I tried unchecking 'enable sub-pictures' in the preferences menu, ...
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How do I associate my keyboard's media keys with VLC media player?

I've got an ASUS K50AF series notebook with Windows 7 Home Premium x64. I'm using VLC media player, and I want to use media keys (play, pause, rewind, forward, stop) with it. Currently, they're ...
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How to use A-B repeat feature of VLC?

Apparently VLC has an A-B repeat feature, but how do I use it? There's even a related feature request. I can't find any GUI controls for it (Windows VLC version 1.1.9) I am aware there is a possible ...
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How to capture screen video (with audio) using VLC media player?

The steps below do sometimes result in a partial file which can't be played or some file without sound. Click Media -> Stream -> Capture Device -> Capture Mode = Desktop -> Stream Then ...
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VLC - how do I see video file's information? (resolution, encoding information etc)

How can I check video file's information from VLC? I want to see the movies' resolution(weather 1080p or 720p, or whatever), encoding information, encoded time etc.
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How to trim/cut clips with VLC

I am running VLC 1.1.5 64-bit on Mac OS X 10.6.6. On the web I found instructions saying I should click on Video->Advanced Controls in the menu bar to reveal options that let me trim and cut video ...
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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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Can VLC remember movie position?

Sometimes you kill a movie player before the movie ends, and when you reopen the movie on a later stage, instead of starting from the beginning, you want things to continue from where you left. Can ...
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VLC player hotkeys will only work while it is selected

I got my media keys to work in the hotkeys under the settings, and they do work... when I have VLC selected. If I deselect it (not close the window, just click on another one) then the keys will not ...
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Can you disable VLC's font cache?

I have many fonts installed and VLC's font cache rebuilding takes several minutes. What is it for? How can I disable it?
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Getting the video frame number in VLC

I'm running VLC 2.0.5 on Mac OS X 10.6.8. I have a .mpg video paused, and I would like to know the frame number for this moment in the video. Is there a way to reveal that in VLC? P.S. I scrubbed ...
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How to encode audio with Opus codec?

The Opus audio codec looks like the best thing ever for compressing audio. It has recently become supported in the latest ffmpeg and VLC players. However, there is no documentation I can find on how ...

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