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Questions tagged [vlc]

VLC is an open source, cross platform media player application for video and audio. This tag should be used for questions that are specifically about the VLC application. In addition to this tag an Operating System specific tag should also be used since VLC is a cross platform application. The more generic media-player tag may also be helpful.

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Streaming media from PC or Laptop to Mobile or another PC on VLC

I would like to stream from my local PC/Laptop which is connected to my local WiFi to some other device which could be mobile/PC/Laptop which is also connected to the local WiFi over VLC. Something ...
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Is there software that can playback and scroll through recorded video and separately recorded time series data and can also be manually aligned?

I have several experiments with rodents where video (123 fps, 1080p) has been recorded along with electrical time series data (EMG, 10KHz, usually 5 separate time series). Although they are recorded ...
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Non-DLNA Plex Alternative

I am looking for something that is a middle ground between something like Plex and VLC. All my viewing is done on the same machine, so a server that transcodes and streams is a bit of a waste. But VLC ...
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Ultimate multi-source media player. Blend local media with Soundcloud, YouTube, Bandcamp, RSS etc

So it's 2018 and I'm wondering, isn't there a media player out there that can handle playback from local and online sources in a single interface? There are projects like Harmony (nagware) or ...
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What's the best software for smooth video playback at high speeds?

I've found when playing a video lecture back at fast speeds that the limiting factor is often intelligibility due to "clipping" or skipping of the sound, rather than it just being too fast. ...
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Looking for free Bluray media player application alternative to VLC for Windows 10

I have a Bluray disk reader installed in my PC however the open source VLC player will not play a Bluray disk. A DVD disk in the Bluray player works fine however if I try to play a Bluray disk with ...
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VLC or audio encoding and streaming on HTTP port solution

What to use if i need kind of internet radio station? Playlist (e.g. the source/input) is programmed in live runtime by higher level application (Golang), so software i am looking for needs to have ...
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Plugin / Configuration for VLC able to show speed buttons

Often I need to increase or decrease speed of the video I watch with VLC. Is out of there a plugin that could add speed controls near main VLC buttons? Thanks!
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VLC remote for Android with huge Play/Pause button

I watch movies with VLC running on my laptop, and want to play/pause using my Android. All VLC remotes that I have found have a moderately-sized Play/Pause button: My use case is that I watch a movie ...
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How to quickly watch security camera video clips?

I have an IP camera which records 10s .AVI video clips and uploads to my FTP server once motion is detected (it can't record and upload more than 10s in one clip). So at the end of the day, I have ...
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How to save BBC iPlayer video downloads for viewing anytime? [closed]

Videos downloaded via BBC iPlayer for later viewing on a Windows desktop PC appear to be standard MP4 files but in fact have two differences/problems: First, these MP4 files cannot be viewed using ...
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Video playback that smooths speech at high speeds

I like to watch lectures on high speed (usually between 1.5x and 2x) with VLC. The limiting factor is often the rate at which the speech becomes unintelligibly clipped/choppy. Is there software that ...
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Multimedia player with fast response?

I need instant scroll, instant track switch. VLC can delay for few seconds and more after each operation, before operating normal. UPDATE Instant track switch and instant rewind could be useful in ...
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Meteorite Matroska / MKV Repair Engine works, but has anyone made something better since 2011?

Project Meteorite was halted in 2011, and while the software works fine, the interface is drag-and-drop only, often crashes after big files, and could benefit from further development. http://www....
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Mediaplayer for Android

My dad is using a lifetab E10320 using android 4.2.2. Not sure whether they were installed by Medion or himself, but he had LIFE Player and *Videoplayer" installed. Both videoplayers were running ...
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Transcoding, noise reduction, enhancing the audio file

I have checked zencoder & AWS elastic transcoder, but they don't seem to have the options for noise reduction or improving the voice clarity. Are there any cloud services which does this? Are ...
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VLC plugin to keep track how many times I watched a video

I am looking for a free VLC plugin that keeps track of how many times I played a video. Ideally: can import/export data record what percentage of the video I watched as well as what part (e.g. ...