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Is there a video app which can position subtitles over black bars?

I've been happily using VLC for all video playback but now realised it's missing a feature I think is quite essential – having subtitles placed on the black bar below a movie instead of in the actual ...
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Mac OS 10.7.5 – VLC - Can't find AB Loop Hotkey in Preferences

I use VLC as a video player for many reasons but mainly in order to benefit from the A-B Loop function where I can select a particular section of the video and watch it over and over again at ...
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VLC on windows 8.1 can't open files on iMac

I have an iMac running Mavericks. My music files (mp3) are stored on this machine. I also have a windows 8.1 laptop running VLC media player. I can access files on the iMac from the windows machine ...
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VLC player: Don't start where left off

It's overly useful to continue watching the video where you left off, but not always. I'm using VLC player and I don't want this feature. How can it be turned off?
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Schedule Twitch Stream Recording

So I have installed the livestreamer program that lets me launch a Twitch.tv live stream through VLC player. I start it by the Terminal line: livestreamer twitch.tv/nameofchannel source Which ...
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Website embedded video stream in VLC

Sometims I’m watching live events on websites that have an embedded flash video player. Is it possible to take the stream to a native player such as VLC? If so, what would be the steps?
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Play folder with right button with VLC

as a "switcher" I have discovered one functionally that I like in Windows and I don't see in Mac. I want to play all the media files in a folder with VLC with the right click and "Play all" but in ...
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Android vid clips to my mac

I have Android file transfer on my Mac, And pictures transferred ok, the videos i took with my phone didn't. So installed VLC media player, and tried to transfer some mp3 files to the Mac. when i ...
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How to tell VLC 2.3.0 to scan a local folder on an iPad

I'm trying to load some of my son's favourites videos on his iPad (7.0.4). When I plug the iPad on my Linux Box (mint 17), the iPad folders are automatically mounted in read and write mode. So no ...
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Capture audio only from VLC

I'm using SoundFlower but it's capturing all the audio of the system. I only want to capture the audio of VLC and it's not letting me choose the Output.
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How do I vary the playback speed in VLC using keyboard shortcuts?

How do I vary the playback speed of media in VLC Media Player using keyboard shortcuts? I used to be able to do this by holding down Cmd-Alt-[Forward Arrow or Back Arrow] but this doesn't seem to be ...
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Is it possible to create shortcuts for VLC using Automator?

I see here that Automator can be used to create commands that then can be triggered globally. I have no idea how to use Automator but see that it has some options for involving applications... Can a ...
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Can't copy media to iPad through iTunes File Sharing because not enough free space is available

I'm getting the following error when trying to copy a MKV file to VLC on iPad using the iTunes File Sharing on Windows: "Movie.mkv" could not be copied because not enough free space is available. ...
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VLC and Chrome freeze on start

Since last week I can't open VLC and Google Chrome, it freezes immediately after opening. It's the report output for VLC: Date/Time: 2014-01-29 23:10:52 +0330 OS Version: 10.9.1 (Build ...
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how to command to get vlc latest version?

I want to get vls latest version safely. I have brew.How could I type to terminal ? I dont wanna download it from a website since it may not be safe
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How do I watch a live stream on my iPad?

I enjoy watching P2P live streams (Flash) on my iMac and I would like to be able to do the same thing on my iPad. I have tried Puffin Web Browser, but the streams that I would like to see are covered ...
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VLC subtitles: Why do I get these weird characters?

When I load a subtitles file with VLC I get these weird characters: This doesn't happen with other subtitles files, so I was wondering what's this different encoding. The file is included in the ...
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Efficient MKV H.264 player with GPU decoding for Mac OS X

How can I play MKV files from QuickTime in Mavericks? I used to use Perian but it hangs and the other third party players are very inefficient as QuickTime is the most optimized software among the ...
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VLC Media Player compatible for macBook air [closed]

from where I can download free VLC media player compatible with MCBook Air.Thanks
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QuickTime can't play 4k video while VLC can

I'm on mountain lion 10.8.5 and recently my friend gave me a 4K resolution video. When I used QuickTime player, the video is very sharp and some of the text in it can't be seen correctly. However when ...
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Stream DVD audio through AirPlay

Hi have a Bowers & Wilkins Z2 which supports AirPlay. When I see DVDs on my MacBook Pro I would like to stream the audio to the speaker. Is there a way for doing it? While iTunes provides an ...
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VLC plays a video black and white

I have an MTS file recorded from my Lumix GX1. Before I reinstalled OSX 10.8 I could play these videos fine in VLC, however now they're in black and white (not greyscale, just black or white). When I ...
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How to play AAC 5.1 audio through S/PDIF on Mac OSX?

I've gone through a bunch of tutorials as well as video players (QuickTime, mplayer, VLC, MPlayerX, Movist) and haven't been able to figure out how to get AAC 5.1 to play correctly on my Mac mini or ...
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How do I run VLC with command-line parameters when clicking the icon?

I've tried changing the Info.plist to point towards a bash script which runs the executable with the parameters that I want. This doesn't seem to work even though when I invoke it from Terminal.app ...
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Mac Book Air Suddenly Stutters On Video

I've got a MackBook Air running OS X 10.7.5 and a GoPro which produces .mp4 files. After having issues with QuickTime playing .mp4 files, we installed VLC. Things worked great, but all of a sudden, ...
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How can I add a service to Finder to add a movie/track to a VLC playlist?

I am using VLC for playing videos in MacOSX 10.8, the VLC version is 2.0.5, I want a context menu in Finder with option to add a video file to vlc now playing list.
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How to display the VLC playlist and the main window simultaneously

How can i handle to see the VLC playlist beside my main window? Example: I have a bunch of movies which i created a playlist for. But on my 27" iMac, i don't want to see every movie in fullscreen. ...
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How to stream my .wmv movies to Apple TV using VLC with MacOS Lion?

I want to stream videos (several formats) but I don't want to convert it before to Apple format (H264). Is there any free option that supports subtitle files? How to stream using VLC?
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Switching from a Mac Mini HTPC to an Apple TV: what solution for watching these mkv files?

I use a 2009 Mac Mini. I almost thought it had died but false alarm. Regardless, it got me thinking about the future. I currently use my Mac Mini to, in no particular order: watch the occasional DVD ...
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How to find out frame rate (FPS) of an AVI video on OS X?

Pretty straightforward question: How can I find out FPS of a video file on Mac OS X? (QuickTime does not open the video because of not installed codec; but VLC does, though.)
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Improve VLC quality on WMV, AVI etc?

OKay I've noticed that when I play an WMV on my Mac using VLC player the quality is terrible in comparison when i play it on Windows I have tried "unchecking skip frames" on VLC, but no change at all ...
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How can I make earphones with full inline controls work with VLC/Spotify?

I have a set of earphones with full inline controls (mic, play/pause, vol up/down) but they only seem to work with iTunes (and I'm not sure the mic works at all). How can I make them work with ...
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AirFlick Error: VLC not found

I'm trying to play videos from my Mac to my Apple TV and am getting the error "cannot proceed. vlc not found". I've tried running older versions of the software and updating VLC both to no avail. ...
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OS X tool to convert MPEG-TS into MPEG-PS

I have a cable tv settop box capable of recording the MPEG-TS bit stream on to a USB-drive similar to what I can do with EyeTV on my Mac. Unfortunately I have found that XBMC and VLC are the only OS ...
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Is there a way to get the VLC app for iOS now?

This app was taken down because of licensing reasons. People have reported that they were able to get the app loaded on new devices such as the new iPad (which was released after this app was removed) ...
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Compile VLC on Lion

I am trying to compile VLC on my Mac along with guide on wiki. I am getting the *** /Developer/SDKs/MacOSX10.6.sdk does not exist, please install required SDK, or use export OSX_VERSION=10.6 *** ...
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How to access “Faster (fine)” and “Slower (fine)” playback controls on VLC for OS X? Else, what alternative?

I'm a little impatient. When I watch recorded technology conference sessions, I like to speed a video up during parts I can grok quickly, and slow it down to normal when knowledge isn't sinking in ...
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Free app which shows song name in menu bar

There are a lot of apps that show which song iTunes playins in different fancy pop-ups (using Growl i guess) but I need only a song name in menu bar and nothing else. There are NowPlaying and emcee ...
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How to watch air broadcasted TV with VLC Player on a Mac

I want to watch my air broadcasted TV with VLC Player on a Mac. I have a standard European TV connection (free air-broadcasted TV), and I would guess I need some sort of USB TV tuner to connect the ...
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Audio problems with videos converted for viewing on iOS using VLC

VideoLan VLC Media Player. I recently tried to watch a .avi movie over 1GB, and the video was perfect, but I could only hear audio from the background. Movies below 1GB play just fine. So is there a ...
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Is there a good way to control VLC media player on my MacBook from an iOS 5 iPhone?

I see a free application in the App Store but the reviews say it doesn't work. I have a Snow Leopard MacBook that I hook up to my TV to watch videos sometimes. To control the video and volume, it'd ...
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Downloading, rather than playing, flv files from Safari's Activity window

The usual way for downloading youtube's flv files used to be to double-click on the conspicuously largest file in Safari's activity window (cmd-option-a). For some reason doing so now triggers ...
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Can I stream videos to Apple TV using the VLC iPad app?

Can I stream videos to an Apple TV using the VLC iPad app? In other terms, can I browse through movies on my Mac and stream them to Apple TV?
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Can I stream any video played with VLC player to Apple TV?

Can I stream any video played with VLC player to Apple TV ? Any additional plug-in for it...?
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Is there a way to slightly adjust the subtitles offset in the VLC player?

Is there a way to slightly adjust the subtitles offset in the VLC player? Often I just need they to appear 1 second before or later.
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Using the iTunes control keys for VLC

VLC responds to the itunes control keys (you know: back, forward, pause/play) on the keyboard. Yet when I use them, both iTunes AND VLC respond, which is quite stupid. For example: I want to pause a ...
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Why has sound stopped outputting with VLC?

Background: I tried recently to hook my Macbook Air to my TV using an HDMI cord and a converter. It worked completely using Netflix and iTunes but the audio did not work with ANY of the AVI files I ...
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Alternative to musikcube on Mac OS X Lion

I like music to be played on the background and changing tracks by keyboard shortcut like in musikcube: http://www.musikcube.com/wiki/Preferences. Is there an alternative for musikcube on Mac OS X ...
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Both Quicktime Player and VLC keep stopping the video (but not the audio) since 10.6.8. Any ideas?

Since I updated to 10.6.8 yesterday (and this might be coincidence), both Quicktime Player (I still use 7) and VLC (current version) keep stopping the video (but not the audio) of movies I am ...
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Can I stream video from iPhone to VLC?

Is there a solution/app available that will allow me to take video from iPhone/iPad camera and live-stream it to a VLC player running somewhere else in my WiFi network? Searching around for iPhone ...