Questions tagged [vlc]

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

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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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How do I delay video from the raspberry pi camera module and output it through hdmi?

I would like to have my camera module take video, delay that video for 15 seconds, and then have it sent through the HMDI cable to a monitor. I am new to Raspberry Pi's and figured the best way to ...
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Mimic omxplayer behavior with VLC

I'm trying to mimic the behavior of omxplayer file.mp4 --loop using VLC since omxplayer is going to be deprecated soon. The use case is a splash screen on an environment without X. The closest ...
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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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Playback over UPNP (provided by miniDLNA) stops when new file added

I'm using my raspberry pi successfully as UPNP server with miniDLNA (aka ReadyMedia) and VLC as player on my desktop computer. I also have a transmission client running on the RP that once in a while ...
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Custom Boot Animation/Video

Is it possible to make a custom boot animation with VLC player like you used to be able to with omxplayer? I've tried omxplayer as I did years ago but it looks like it's now being phased out and isn't ...
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VLC cannot read videos on Pi-4 with RPi-OS

I just bought a RPi-4, installed the official Raspberry pi OS, and discovered that VLC cannot read .mp4 videos encoded with H264. VLC can play the sound but not the video. I can only play the videos ...
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Raspbian Lite not playing vlc audio through HDMI

I have an RPi 3 running Raspbian Lite with vlc installed, I'm trying to get this setup for a TV, to play some branding from a directory on loop. Currently there's an issue with playing the audio from ...
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pi4 crashes when running any QT apps like RPi imager, VLC, OBS

when opening for example VLC in stock rpiOS the window that asks for metadata network access opens, but its so large that the text in the menu bar takes almost all of my screen and after some time my ...
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Problem with choppy audio with VLC when mixing to mono?

I'm running the most recentist version of RP OS with most recentist version of VLC on RPI 3 A+. (Dec 2 2020 Buster) (VLC 3.0.11 Vetinari) I'm finding that the audio is "chopped" when the &...
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Sound output unpredictable

I'm a bit at a loss to describe the issues I have because they don't really seem consistent to me. I use a raspberry pi 4 running raspbian. When I boot I have sound through 3,5 jack I can change ...
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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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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 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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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 ...
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Python vlc bindings & raspberry pi HW acceleration

I managed to install vlc on raspberry pi 2 with hardware acceleration as described here: https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=66&t=59814&sid=65d833a90f1ee134cb57523599e1c8aa and ...
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Establishing a network video stream between two RPi

I have two Raspberry Pi connected to the same WiFi network and am trying to get a video livestream set up coming from RPi1's camera and being displayed on RPi2's HDMI screen. Currently I am setting ...
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VLC RTSP stream works with GUI but not in CLI

I'm trying to stream the input of the microphone of my USB Webcam (Logitech C170) on my Rpi with VLC. When I use the GUI, it works well. However, when I try it in CLI, the client is unable to connect. ...
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Streaming from RPI over VLC

I realize this is a very commonly asked question but I haven't found anyone who's run into quite the problem that I'm running into. On my PI I run the following command: raspivid -o - -t 99999 -w 640 ...
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VLC doesn't show video when opened from SSH

My VLC isn't displaying the video stream when I open it in an SSH session. The audio works fine, but video doesn't. The video does work under the following circumstances: Opening vlc using the mouse ...
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VLC video streaming on raspberry pi generates stream_out_standard error

I am trying to stream video using raspberry pi 4. I attached a raspberry pi camera to the board and enabled the camera in the config. I have also installed vlc to the rspi and created a rtsp-stream.sh ...
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Stream Video From RPi Camera and Audio From USB Microphone toghether?

I have a system set up where I use a software called Motion that streams video from a Raspberry Pi camera over HTTP on port 8080. I got a USB microphone and am wondering how I can stream video and ...
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Auto-play directory of music videos

I am using a Raspberry Pi 3B as a car stereo head unit. It works great with a Hi-Fi audio hat and touchscreen. I'd like to make it automatically play the directory of music videos on any attached ...
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Running python GUI application with PyQt and python-vlc as a service

I'm trying to run a python GUI application as a service. The application is using PyQt5 and python-vlc packages. I have the following service file: [Unit] Description="Python VLC Service Test&...
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Video streaming from OMV to Android?

Please bear with me, I am still not too familiar with my RaspberryPi. I am running an open media vault (OMV) on my Raspberry to which I connected a large hardrive. Using TotalCommander (TC) on my ...
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How to play on RPi4 two Full HD 1080p videos with audio outputting to two HDMIs separately?

Let's consider two mp4 containers media (h264/1080p video + aac audio) mountains.mp4 and forest.mp4. When omxplayer started for first video: $ omxplayer --no-keys --loop --display 2 ./mountains.mp4 ...
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Raspberry pi 4 vlc isn't giving out audio

The below is the terminal log when I ran vlc. Could any one help me whats the issue here. I'm able to hear audio from youtube in chrome but not through vlc when i play file. Video is fine. The ...
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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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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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"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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Raspberry pi 4 crashes when opening VLC, Openshot, or RPI-Imager

I am using a Raspberry Pi 4 model B 4gb, and any time I open the apps stated above, the window opens, it doesn't display anything, the window is super huge and crashes. Multiple times has this ...