Skipping and Playing Audio and Video Portions in VLC

Using VLC Media Player, if you want to play a certain portion of a video/audio and then skip some segments and then resume playing, then there is a special playlist trick that can be used. The bookmark feature in the player is useful for bookmarking and playing the currently active media file at different points […]

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How to Change Subtitle Position in VLC

VLC Media player can easily load any external subtitle like a .srt file while playing videos. The subtitle is usually positioned near the bottom-center of the screen. But do you know that there are a lot of ways you can configure the display position of the subtitle? Not only can you choose the alignment as […]

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Change Subtitle Font Appearance, Size and Color in VLC

VLC Media player is great for loading custom or external subtitle files. The player even identifies and automatically adds subtitles to videos based on the file name. Moreover, there are additional options to configure the on-screen text. We can easily change the font from the default one like Arial to something else like Roboto, as […]

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How to Make VLC the Default Media Player in Windows 10

A lot of desktop and laptop users have now upgraded to Windows 10 for free. Almost all apps and software installed in the computer before the upgrade are there. VLC works perfectly with Windows 10. But the thing is, the upgrade changes the default media players from VLC to some other Windows app. All the […]

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How to Stop HD Video from Freezing while Playing in VLC

When high definition videos of large sizes are opened in VLC Media Player—the HD video doesn’t play perfectly at all times. The HD video freezes and skips a few frames while the audio plays perfectly. The video might hang a few seconds and loop around the same point again. This is an error that is […]

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How to Add VLC to the Command Prompt in Windows

We are quite accustomed to the GUI or Graphical User Interface of VLC Media Player. But do you know that it also has a command line interface? The one that’s not so graphical. It is accessed via the ‘cmd’ or command prompt. It’s the black screen that has text like C:\Users\Admin>_. The player will follow […]

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Remote Control VLC Media Player using Smartphone Browser

VLC Media Player can be controlled from a remote smartphone or any other devices like laptops and desktops. The software isn’t required to be present on the second device. All that is required is VLC’s web interface to be activated and a simple setting configured to allow remote access. Once activated, it allows us to type […]

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How to Install New Audio Visualizations in VLC

If you are looking to add new audio visualizations (projectM) to VLC Media Player, then first you need to download the files. Next, you need to copy them to a folder in VLC’s program directory. Finally, point to the projectM directory from the visualization options of VLC’s Advanced settings. It does sound a bit complicated, but all that […]

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How to Customize VLC Media Player Interface

When it comes to VLC, a lot is customizable in terms of the minimally present user interface. You can easily change where the play, pause, stop, next, previous and other video/audio control buttons are placed. You can also change the position of the individual buttons. Additionally, you can even change the position of all the […]

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