Questions tagged [vlc]

VLC Media Player is a cross-platform, open-source media player.

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VLC plays every other track silently and causes bizarre input problems?

I'm running a new Pi4 with Buster (desktop with recommended software) When I play media files off my old Mac hard drive, VLC works wonderfully for the first file. However, when I give it a whole ...
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No sound with VLC on raspbian

I just re-installed raspbian on a PI3: after a raspbian update (apt update/upgrade): . there was sound with VLC, but video freezed . there was video with OMXplayer, but no sound . KODI was working as ...
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How to prevent libvlc from opening a new window for every mp4 in playlist?

My requirement is that a list of mp4 files play sequentially in the same window. The aim is to produce a simple animated face, specific characteristics being added programmatically to the list. ...
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Raspberry Streaming using VLC picamera python

I am trying to stream Raspberry Pi camera video using VLC. The code is as follows: import subprocess import picamera camera = picamera.PiCamera() camera.resolution = (640,480) cmdline = ['cvlc','-vvv'...
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Is there a way to stream an online video to a Raspberry Pi with LCD Display?

So my setup is the following: I have an Raspberry Pi Zero W plus a Camera that Records my Garage 24/7. It is streams the video nonstop so I can access it via Webbrowser. The output is mjpeg. Is there ...
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Raspberry Pi 4B fast boot (buildroot) with support for hardware accelerated video playback

Dear community, since weeks I am trying to build my own buildroot linux image for the Raspberry Pi 4 (Model B with 2GB) that meets the following requirements... Requirements: Hardware accelerated ...
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VLC player logo stays at task bar even after closing!

Most of the time after watching a video while I am closing the VLC player, there always is a task stays in the task manager and task bar, I can't play any video until I manually kills it from task ...
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Pi4 can't watch rtsp stream higher than 1080p with OMXPlayer or VLC

I can watch 1920x1080 RTSP streams on my PI4 using omxplayer or VLC fine, but when i raise the stream resolution (from Hikvision camera) above this (e.g. 2560x1440) neither will play the stream. I've ...
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VLC over VNC to iPhone VLC window ok with monitor connected but when headless VLC window clipped at top and bottom

rpi B+ latest raspbian and RealVNC iPhone 6 with latest With monitor attached works fine. Subsequent headless operation has all objects appearing larger and top and bottom of VLC window clipped
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Capture AV/HDMI and stream over the network? (+IR extender too, maybe?)

Is it possible to have the Pi take-in/capture footage then stream that footage over the network? Could I also attach an IR receiver to one Pi, and have it repeat from an IR receiver on another Pi? ...
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Unable to configure pulseaudio/alsa to work with cvlc

I run an RTSP server on my Raspberry Pi 3 by using cvlc. I recently wanted to add audio as well but I can't the audio to work. Here's my current cvlc config: cvlc \ v4l2:///dev/video0:chroma=...
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Need some help with VLC

I am using VLC media player to play a .flac white noise sound that is about 10 minutes long. Every time it repeats I notice a very noticeable stop in the loop unlike windows media player where it ...
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VLC multiple screen video playback with Raspberry Pi 4

I have a simple script that play a video full screen on a non graphical Raspbian environment on a simple button press. I'm using the VLC's python binding to achieve this. Now I want to be able to ...
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VLC cannot read mjpeg video produced over USB webcam

I'm trying to use vlc to transcode a mjpeg stream from a USB camera connected to a raspberry pi 3B+, however VLC seems unable to read the mjpeg video stream from the camera, I already checked the v4l2-...
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Picam stream video to multiple devices with proxy

I am trying to stream live video from a Pi to multiple devices. Since the Pi is connected to a WiFi with very bad signal, I would like it to only stream to one device (proxy-server). This device ...
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VLC - Unable to open MRL 'v4l2:///dev/video0'

I have been trying to stream live webcam footage from my PS3 eye toy (connected to RPI through USB). I downloaded VLC and ran: vlc 4l2:///dev/video0 But I keep running into the error VLC is ...
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How to play video and display pictures in the same size via SSH?

I can show videos and pictures via ssh using vlc and fbi on my headless rpi4. This works fine, but the problem im having is that i need to display the pictures and the video with the exact same ...
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Autostart program not working

I want to start qjackctl and a vlc media player playlist file at boot. I’ve searched over the internet but all the options aren’t working. I've added @ qjackctl at /etc/rc.local file, this file ...
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VLC aspect ratio instable

On the same HDMI monitor, the screen aspect ratio of a movie changes when switching to full-screen. How to maintain the same aspect ration between full-screen or not? Raspbian, PI 3 B+ VLC media ...
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Video playback on Raspberry Pi 3

I have a raspberry pi 3 connected to one of my TV's HDMI inputs. I've installed VLC, but videos won't play. The image will hang and the audio will continue to play in the background. Regardless of ...
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“Couldn't find matching render driver” error [LIBVLC][LIBSDL2][RPi3 B]

I am trying the simple libvlc demo with libsdl2 from LibVLC Sample Code SDL but I am having issues when running the compiled binary. I get a "Couldn't find matching render driver" error from ...
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Getting vlc to start network stream on boot (if stream is up) and monitor stream status in case it goes down

I've written a script that first checks whether a local network stream is up, then if this is the case it will start vlc. It will then keep monitoring the stream, if it goes down it will close vlc and ...
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Screen is blinking while playing video on vlc!

I am using PI4 with raspbian buster. While I am playing videos on VLC the screen sometimes blink. The blinking interval is random. Is it normal or is there a problem that is needed to be fixed?
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VLC stream RTSP USB webcam

I'm trying to stream a usb camera using VLC. I used this page to get it working on a pi zero with a raspberry pi camera attached to it. On a second RPI 3B+ I'd like to do the same only with a USB ...
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VLC player can't play larger media files on raspbian

I am using Pi 4 for an week. I tried some media players available on repository like vlc,kodi,mpv etc. I have noticed none of them can play a media file(mp4,avi,mkv) smoothly. So I am stuck with vlc. ...
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Creating a “video black” gap between videos

Is it possible to play a series of video files without showing the desktop or console between each video? I would be fine with simply displaying a black screen for a split second. I do see that there ...
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Why is VLC player not working while fullscreen?

While I am playing a video it is running smoothly in normal window. But when I am in fullscreen mode the video is not playing anymore. There are two things happening: The video is stopped There is no ...
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Why VLC can not play AAC Audio?

Is there any extra codecs for raspbian/vlc that can help me play an AAC file.
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Is it possibly to have my pi play videos stored on my external hard drive?

im very new to all this, and i want to know if its possibly to have my raspberry pi play movies and such that i have stored on a WD My passport 500GB External Hard Drive. ive mounted the hard drive i ...
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VLC Playlist loop on Raspberry startup

I am trying to create the simplest digital signage, so I thought I could create a VLC playlist and then play it on system startup on fullscreen and with hidden cursor. I've read about the paid ...
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Video lags in VLC (Raspbian Buster) in Raspberry Pi 2

I installed a fresh image of Raspbian Buster in my Raspberry Pi 2. When I run the Big Buck Bunny video in VLC (both in full screen and window mode), the video lags.As far as I can remember, this did ...
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VLC with the 10.1 inch Seeed display will cut off videos in both windows and fullscreen mode

I'm currently running VLC on the latest version of raspbian, on a Raspberry Pi 3 model B+. I have a Seeed 10.1 inch IPS display connected to it via HDMI. To get the Seeed working correctly, I ...
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PyGame for Jukebox without display

I want to great a small (local) jukebox without a display. Songs are stored on the SD card and every button is more or less hardwired to one song (always to the song called "1.mp3" on the sd card ...
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Stream USB webcam with audio

I have a raspberry pi zero with a Logitech C920 webcam. I am hoping to do a video server (baby monitor) with these. I hope to use the H.264 encoding provided by the C920 and combine it with the audio ...
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run vlc in command line

So I have a Raspberry Pi 3+ running OctoPrint. I also have an HDMI IP camera attached to my 3D printer. Because the stream for the camera is not compatible, I have another server running the VLC ...
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Playing a video using VLC

I have a model B Pi and have installed the newest version of VLC. When I try to play a ten-second video file (.avi format) the VLC window opens with the orange logo then after few seconds it turns all ...
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How Can I Stream Video from SD Card over Ethernet via RTSP?

Problem: I need to stream a video file from my RPi SD card over RTSP to display on a client computer. I'm new to RPi and Linux-based interfaces. I'm also new to RTSP and video streaming. My hardware:...
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Install VLC 3 on Raspberry Pi 3

Is it possible to install VLC 3 on Raspberry Pi 3? I know that for Ubuntu is possible using a ppa, but didn't found anything similar for Raspberry.
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How to install VLC on Raspberry Pi? [duplicate]

Every time I try to install VLC on my Raspberry Pi I get this error $sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to ...
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VLC black screen on videos [duplicate]

i've just installed the last version of raspian desktop on my new raspberry. I did the update and upgrade and i did a reboot. I installed VLC and i copyed a film .avi in the microsd card in the videos ...
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Raspberry pi 3 Memory partition

I have installed Raspbian stretch latest on my Rpi 3 B on a 8gb sdcard and I can't run any videos or windows application through wine. It says 1G/3G partition is required and no video is played ...
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Weird behaviour of ALSA with both paplay and vlc

Jack sound works well on my headless Debian Raspberry with omxplayer and pretty much any file. However, alsa-based programs output a buggish sound and regularly fail. Here is a (maybe) interesting ...
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Streaming video from the Pi to itself or over SSH

I've set up my Raspberry Pi 3 as an ad-hoc network so that I can log in, start a VNCServer session and run the Pi using my laptop. The Pi is going to be installed in a rotating platform so it needs ...
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VLC Socket bind error at boot

Short: When run the script manually it works, at boot time i get the VLC error core access out error: socket bind error: Permission denied I want to run a command at boot time, so I created a ...
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Output a fake TV Channel?

I recently went on a Disney cruise with my family and the TV had different channels that had films on a loop different channels were different categories. My wife and I REALLY liked this and wanted ...
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VLC Python bindings don't work on PiZero with Justboom DAC Zero

I am trying to setup an audio player in Python using vlc.py bindings, but the simplest of code seems to throw an error. I want it running headless so I am trying all my experiments over SSH. Code ...
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How to stream raspivid to Linux and OSX using GStreamer, VLC or Netcat?

How can I stream video stream to Linux or OS X using raspivid and either VLC, GStreamer or Netcat?
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Issues with apt-get install vlc

I am using a RPi 2 B and Raspbian I am trying the following command via ssh to install VLC sudo apt-get install vlc I also tried sudo apt-get install vlc --fix-missing I get two prompts about ...
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Embedding video player on RPi

I am developing an application which should have a GUI showing some text, pictures and playing video (the video should be on approximately 1/2 of the screen, the rest is text and static pictures). ...
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Does VLC Media Player 2.2.4 support hardware acceleration on a Raspberry Pi 3?

It is all in the question. I want to know if the latest stable version of VLC Media Player (2.2.4) supports hardware acceleration on a Raspberry Pi 3. The GPU is of course the VideoCore IV. When using ...