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VLC media player is a free and open source video player and framework

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How to see the current playback speed in VLC?

On Windows, VLC's playback speed can be discovered on status bar, but the Mac version doesn't have a status bar. Where should I go to see the current playback speed?
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batch convert audio files in vlc

I am trying to add some files to iTunes: some .wma files which it will not import, and some .m4a files which it will import but not play because it does not know bitrate or duration. I have tried the ...
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Is there an App for Browsing on iOS and watching on OS X?

I would like to browse video website on my iPhone and start watching videos on my Mac. I don't want to use Airplay as my Wifi connection is not good. I would like to just send an URL to a video player ...
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VLC Stuck in playlist mode. I hear audio but no video!

My VLC player is stuck in playlist mode, and I can not get it to play the video but I can hear Audio. It doesn't work on any of my videos. But all my quick time files work. My VLC is up to date. It ...
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VLC 2.2.2 and OS X El Capitan Issue

I have been using VLC Player for 7 years and after update to 2.2.2 It is really painful to use it with El Capitan. It is very slow to forward or backward, It constantly freezes and lots of time the ...
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VLC keeps freezing on Mac OS X El Capitan

I have the latest versions for both El Capitan and VLC, however, ever since I've upgraded to El Capitan, VLC keeps freezing during playback. Generally to solve this: I have to pause, exit fullscreen, ...
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VLC Player on Apple TV cannot browse shared folder on Windows 7 x64

I have VLC player installed on Apple TV. I can see my Windows 7 x64 machine (with SMB suffix after its name) when I'm browsing local network in VLC Player. But when I'm trying to open it I can see ...
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iPad not playing compressed High Res videos?

I have an iPad 3 and use Infuse and VLC to play videos on my iPad. Now I am having a weird issue. I am trying to play a TV series that a friend gave to me. The files are mkv. The resolution is ...
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How to stream audio from VLC to AirPlay speakers?

My configuration looks like this: MacBook with EL Capitan AirPort Express 802.11n (2nd Generation) speakers connected to AirPort's audio port using mini-jack On my MacBook I switched audio output to ...
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How can I Playback video files with no stop?

I like to playback a lot of different videos for a theatrical play without having to pause or having a dead time in between the videos. Do I need a specific software? Can I do it with Quick Time ...
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Stream from Mac to Samsung UN32J5205AFXZA

Environment MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2011) OS X 10.10.5 Samsung TV UN32J5205AFXZA Both devices working on a 1,000 Mbps home network Problem I am trying to stream video from the Mac to the TV but ...
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Why is VLC verified every time I open a file that is supposed to open with it?

I have downloaded VLC for Mac, and I installed it. Now every time I open a video that is supposed to be opened by VLC, it starts verifying again, like it is the first time and it will install it. I ...
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VLC shows up in all desktops

I have VLC media player installed in my MBP (EL Capitan). Recently when I play a video file in the VLC media player it shows up in all the desktops. I mean I have multiple desktops in the display and ...
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Any way to edit metadata of MKV files (without re-encoding)?

When watching a MKV file from the web in VLC, the title bar (see "#1" in image below) seems to be pulled from metadata, not the filename. If you open the “Get Info” panel in VLC, you can change the ...
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Finder Connect to Server Opens into VLC [duplicate]

I wanted to connect to an FTP Server using Finder's Go > Connect to Server option. So I try to do so like this: But, when I try to do so, it opens in VLC and then VLC crashes. Anyone facing a ...
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How to download Avi and VLC [closed]

I downloaded VLC to enable me to open an AVI file. It didn't work. So, I have two questions. Is there another way to open AVI on my mac and how do I trash VLC from my computer? Please keep it ...
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VLC command works in Terminal but not Automator

If I run this in terminal it works fine /Applications/VLC.app/Contents/MacOS/VLC -I rc http://open.live.bbc.co.uk/mediaselector/5/select/mediaset/http-icy-mp3-a/vpid/bbc_radio_fourfm/format/pls.pls --...
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how to play RTSP video in OSX

Hi is there anyway to play RTSP on OSX El Capitan ? the link in windows play fine in Windows Media Player & Real Player. on OSX , I tried VLC , Quicktime , MplayerX and I can't get it to work I ...
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Why does Spotlight display an app icon with a strike through warning?

When I search Spotlight for an app (see screenshot) it displays the app icon with a white strike through or unavailable icon. In this case the app in question is VLC. When I initially installed VLC, ...
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How to run VLC on El Capitan? El Capitan claims “VLC.app will damage your computer.”

When trying to run VLC, El Capitan reports this message: “VLC.app” will damage your computer. You should move it to the Trash. I tried downloading a fresh copy of VLC, but this didn't fix the issue. ...
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Cannot set VLC as default through Get Info [duplicate]

I cannot set VLC as default. I know about right-click → 'Get Info' but there is no drop-down to change the default so it's not possible to change it. I'm not sure why this is but I know from ...
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WebM Mac OS X and iOS integration (not only play)

This question was asked in 2012 at SuperUser. The Perian project is now gone. I found on MacUpdate a QuickTime plugin for WebM. But this site looks like malware. Howto integrate WebM in Mac OS X (...
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Deleting srt files from vlc app in iPad Mini

I have installed VLC app in my iPad Mini and have been enjoying movies. But the srt files I have transferred to my iPad cannot be removed even after I have deleted the movies from my iPad. Before ...
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Problem moving application from DMG file

I downloaded vlc-2.2.1.dmg to my computer and it opens ok. When I try to copy the app to the Application folder I get this error message. When I try to open VLC from the DMG file it runs fine. I ...
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How to play or pause multiple instances of VLC simultaneously?

I have 3 open VLC windows and whenever I see movement in one I need to pause all of them at once. Ideally I'd like a keyboard shortcut to do this. I tried AppleScript but I'm not familiar with the ...
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Is there a video player for OS X that will float to top and avoid the cursor?

Is there a video app that can float on top and avoid the cursor? The problem with VLC is that I use the "Float on Top" feature while VLC takes up 1/4 of the screen. However sometimes I would like the ...
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I want to make VLC my default player on Mac OS X 10.10.3

I have seen people say to click get info then do something with the 'open with' but when I go to get info there is NO open with option, no options to change at all. I cannot drag the files into VLC ...
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VLC video doesn't play in main window

After upgrading to 2.2.1, VLC videos plays in a separate window, but I want the controls to be in the same window as the video (just the way it was before I upgraded). Am I missing something?
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What's the shortcut for Show/Hide Playlist in VLC?

I checked VLC's preferences but it seems that Show/Hide Playlist is the only player's button that doesn't have any keyboard shortcuts in Mac OS X version. Is there any way to control that?
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How to schedule running vlc on MacBook?

I have created a m3u list file for some mp3 files. How could I schedule the macbook to play it, e.g. tomorrow 6am?
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VLC Player Staying On Top Of The Opened Applications On Desktop

I want my VLC player not to minimize while I am on the windows of other applications. Whenever I click another window the VLC player window will go behind the my currently clicked window but I want it ...
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VLC player does not remember last played position

I have been using MplayerX and recently thought of trying out VLC for watching movies. I noticed that the VLC player does not remember the last played position of the video. If I quit VLC and play the ...
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How to Multicast audio stream on my laptop - MAC-OSX - Mavericks - the source and destination is same here?

I am using VLC to multicast an audio stream - song on my OS-X mavericks. I need multicasting streaming only here. However, I cannot hear the audio. The volume level of my machine is fine. Looks, like ...
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VLC 2.1.5 (all versions and 2.2.0) plays only audio not video

My 27" iMac on Yosemite, presents the same symptoms described in 'VLC in Mac does not show video window 2'. I tried all the actions available ie reinstalling, trashing preferences, the solutions ...
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Playing fullscreen in the same window

I have Vlc version 2.1.4 operating on Mac OSx Yosemite. When I open any VLC video to fullscreen, it opens into a separate window, or desktop. What i want to do is to be able to fullscreen the video ...
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Playing AVI file with XviD codec crashes my VLC and doesn't play on quick time

I got a video file with an avi extension, and this is its technical description: VIDEO: 1300 kbps XviD RESOLUTiON: 720x304 AUDIO: 256 CBR AC-3 ...
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VLC in Mac does not show video window

I have just installed VLC for Mac, after I added a video file to my play list all I can see is this window + the audio played. Please let me know how can I show the video playback?
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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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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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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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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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AppleScript To Manipulate VLC

I want to do a script, that it can launch VLC player, and in VLC player "Open a file", then "Select a folder", then click on "add" then "play" it. I think that Automator can't do this. But ...
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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 ...