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VLC media player, a free software cross-platform multimedia player and framework.

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Running VLC from the shell in Android and also passing in a subtitles file?

I know how to launch a video in VLC from the shell under Android as follows: am start -n org.videolan.vlc/org.videolan.vlc.gui.video.VideoPlayerActivity -a android.intent.action.VIEW -d file:////...
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How to fix TV stream over VLC Android crashes instantly, yet plays on Windows?

I have a FRITZ!Box 6690 Cable that offers TV streams. I can watch TV on the official Fritzbox TV App on my One Plus 9 Pro (Oxygen 13.1), I can open the stream on Windows through VLC and it plays fine. ...
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How to turn shuffle mode on by default on Android VLC app?

Is there any way to turn shuffle mode "on" by default whenever I start the VLC Android mobile app? It's always off when starting. Is there a config file I can edit on my phone?
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Cast VLC audio to DLNA device

It seems that VLC on Android is able to cast to a ChromeCast device, although I don't have one to actually test that. Is it also possible to cast (audio) to a DLNA device? If it matters, it's an ...
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can't get bluetooth audio working while using chromecast despite setting

i am using a pixel 5a/android 13 to cast to a 1st generation chromecast, using the system wide screen cast available in settings because subtitles don't work when using vlc's casting. i'm casting to ...
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VLC Android Crash Accessing Server, VLC Windows Accesses Same Server Successfully - New Server NIC

I have a network machine running Windows 10 Pro with a folder shared public. This server has been accessed by both VLC Android & VLC Windows on this network without issues for years. I upgraded ...
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Stream video on VLC Player Android over SFTP with SSH key authorization

I would like to connect via SFTP with public/private key encryption with VLC on Android (both on my Chromecast TV and Android phone). I have installed Termux, configured my keys, and can access the ...
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How to stop vlc from resizing on home button touch

I have vlc installed on my Android phone running Android version 11, whenever there is a video playing and then I hit the home button it resizes and continues to play the video in Pip mode, I have ...
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VLC for Android TV keeps freezing with 4K videos

My VLC (version 3.5.1) for Android TV (Sony tv with Android TV OS 10) keeps freezing after 10-15 min of 4K video from lan computer over wifi. I have no trouble with 1080p videos. I tried a bunch of ...
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VLC for Android: No connection to local network

All of a sudden, my VLC for Android app just up and stopped showing the local LAN network shares which are Samba running on a Xubuntu 20.04 host. I have no clue to what caused this. I have verified ...
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Forward video stream to PC via USB-tethering

On my Android phone, I run AirReceiver which mirrors the screen of my iPad connected to it via mobile hotspot. In the app, I can choose the player (VLC, the default player, etc.) to play this video ...
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How can I disable subtitles by default on VLC for android?

I went to options > subtitles > and unchecked "auto load subtitles". Still every time I load a video it auto loads the subtitles?
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Looking for an interface for numerous video files

I'm using VLC on LineageOS, to browse and play files (audio or video) in folders that can have hundreds of items. The LineageOS native file manager doesn't let me play some files (notably, Opus), ...
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How can I play a video in the earpiece with VLC?

By default, videos play in speaker with VLC. How can I play a video in the earpiece with VLC? I don't see any option:
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Can not install apks from File Manager or browser?

In the answer to this question I specifically discovered that I could not install the VLC nightlies. It had nothing to do with that answer, which was on a question about which version of VLC was right ...
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Google maps makes no sound when interupting music etc

Was there an update to google maps recently that affected this? I made no changes to my phone, and before when I was listening to a podcast using VLC or Samsung Music, google maps voice would just ...
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Which version of VLC is right for an Exynos tablet?

VLC has two versions listed for ARM, Android (ARMv7-A) Android (ARMv8-A) I'd rather not install with the PlayStore. Both of these versions when downloaded say "Can't open file" when I click then in ...
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How to prevent VLC from closing when paused for around 5 hour

At the moment, I use the VLC application for my music on my cellphone. Recently, they pushed out an update that moved everyone away from the beta application to the normal one. Since this update, I'm ...
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Delete all files from an Artist/Album with VLC

VLC has the ability both to remove items from a playlist, but also to delete the filesystem data for a particular item or selection of items. To delete in VLC 3.0.1, open list of items, (e.g. by ...
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VLC accesses NFS share but cannot play videos

The NFS share (configured as read-only) was added via the 'Local Network' option in the VLC app. The NFS share's directory and contents are displayed in the VLC app; however, when a video is selected,...
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VLC for Android: Where does it stores playlist files?

I want to edit playlist files of VLC in Android as we can do in windows (.xspf files) I have searched in Android/data/org.videolan.vlc path but did't find anywhere.
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VLC for Android -- resume from stopped position when clicking on History

Let's say I'm listening to a 14 hour long audiobook (on VLC for Android). I pause at the 5 hour point. Then I don't use VLC for a week. Then I go back, and go to History, and click on the title of ...
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VLC tags don't show, need to edit

When accessing audio file information, no tags appear like desktop version. How am I supposed to edit tags Screenshot of "information" menu
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Does VLC for Android show the true bitrate of m4a files?

I downloaded an audio file in m4a format, which in all other apps (eg. BlackPlayer, Phonograph) shows a bitrate of 32 kbps. But VLC shows 1.4 mbps!! What is going on? Does VLC somehow decompress the ...
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Delete items from playlist in VLC 2.0.x

Recently I started using VLC 2.0.X for Android. It mostly works fine, but I don't find a way to delete items from a a playlist. When I tap on a playlist, it immediately starts playing with the first ...
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turn off pitch correction in VLC when speed is changed

Is it possible to turn off pitch correction in VLC? I cannot find instructions on this anywhere.
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Why does VLC show deleted files?

I have the VLC app in my ASUS phone and when I search via the subtitles-option in the downloads section, it shows files that have been deleted. I downloaded apps to see if they exist and searched the ...
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Sound from VLC video after locking screen

So I'm watching a video talk in VLC on my Samsung I9305 rooted stock 4.4.4 with Xposed Framework, and I want to lock the screen and put the phone in my pocket, but still continue listening to the ...
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adding MRLs to a playlist VLC

I am having trouble making a playlist for MRL networks streams. Each time I open a new network stream it creates a new playlist and the previous stream is no where to be found (the history is ...
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Why does video screen get brighter and how to prevent it?

This happens on Nexus 7 2013 (Google stock 5.0.2) and also happens on Galaxy Note 12.2 tablet (Samsung stock 4.4.2). I am in a dark room. I have set the system brightness to the minimum (let us call ...
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How can I play back audio at a slower rate?

I'm doing speech to text to an audio file. While on PC what I do is slow down the audio in VLC. But at the time I have no access to one. How can I do this on Android?
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Playing VLC streams directly from web page?

I found several pages that provide streams directly (e.g. JaGledam.com) and in this example, the first two tabs require x-google-vlc-plugin to play the stream. I can use the link with the Flash player,...
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VLC Media Player Audio Output to Android via Bluetooth

How can I output just the audio of a file playing on my VLC Media Player on my laptop via bluetooth, no cords? Is there a software or setting that I need to apply? I don't want to use the usb cable ...
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VLC plugin in android browser

i found VLC for Android Beta (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.videolan.vlc.betav7neon&hl=sk) which enables to play videos in VLC player on Android. But I need VLC plugin for ...
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Can I play music from my UPnP NAS with VLC on Android?

Can I play music from my UPnP NAS with VLC on Android? And if so, how do I find my UPnP device from within VLC? I'm on the latest beta VLC for Android on a Nexus 4.
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no sound on playing videos using vlc beta on nexus 4

I have nexus4 . i installed vlc beta from this link as default player couldn't play all formats.while playing videos on phone, it showed only video , no audio. video is alright.
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VLC speed play in Android app

In VLC player there is a "faster" and "slower" button that makes the video go faster or slower so that if you need to learn something (for example a guitar solo) you can slow it down a bit or if ...
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