You can run VLC in headless mode from the command prompt. You’ll learn here how to run VLC from the Windows 10 command prompt.
Do you know that you can play YouTube videos in VLC? This way, you can adjust the video interface to your liking and not be restricted to what YouTube offers.
iOS doesn’t support the WMV file format by default. The good news is it is very easy to play WMV files on iOS. Here are 2 ways to do so.
While VLC is the most popular video player around, it is able to double as an audio converter as well. Here is how you can convert audio files in VLC.
VLC comes with plenty of effects and filters to improve the video in real time. This series of fixes will help you improve the way video looks in VLC.
By default, VLC does not support YouTube playlists. Here’s an easy way to play a YouTube playlist in VLC, and it only requires 5 minutes of your time.
VLC always resizes its interface window to match the video resolution. This can be annoying for some. Here’s how to prevent VLC from resizing its window.
Other than being a media player, VLC can also be used to edit videos. Here are some of its features that turn VLC into a capable video editor.
VLC can be used to play YouTube videos but is a troublesome process that requires many clicks. Here is how to automate playing YouTube videos on VLC.
Your macOS can’t play Blu-ray by default. Fortunately, there are excellent, open-source options available. We will show you how to play Blu-ray discs on macOS.
Microsoft removed support for Blu-ray from Windows. You won’t be able to play Blu-ray discs without help. This shows how to play Blu-ray discs on your Windows PC.
If you have VLC media player on your computer, there are two new exploits that allow hackers to crash your system and remotely execute their codes.
GIFs make for great content online. They’re one of the best sources of memes. Find out how to make your own GIFs from videos using VLC and GIMP.
Winamp used to be the king of music players for Windows, but no more. Here is our list of favorite free music players for Windows.
Your iOS devices don’t come with a lot of storage for your videos. There is a better way to watch by streaming videos from your server to iOS devices.
If you are switching to Linux, there are plenty of Windows applications that are available on Linux, too.
VLC comes with an Android app that turns your phone into a remote control. Here is how to turn your Android phone into a VLC remote control.
VLC has a wealth of powerful features, including the ability to transcode videos from one format to another.
The rise of smartphones has brought with it a bad side effect – filming videos one way, then rotating the camera after you start recording. Here’s how to fix badly-rotated videos in VLC.
If you are using VLC to watch movies and it doesn’t come with subtitle, you can get VLC to download subtitles to your PC automatically.
The much-anticipated upgrade to the popular VLC media player brings the ability to cast media to a Chromecast device. If you own a Chromecast, learn how you can stream videos from VLC to Chromecast.
Windows doesn’t come with any tool for you to record the computer’s screen. Here we’ll walk you through the process of recording your Windows 10 screen using the free and versatile VLC media player.
When you are new to Linux, one of the problems you will face is which apps to use. With millions of Linux apps, the choice is certainly not easy. Here are 8 essential Linux apps to get you settled in quickly.
If you need a quick solution to turn your DVDs into files, you can do so with VLC. Learn how you can rip DVDs with VLC in a few simple steps.
There are plenty of Linux music players out there, and it is hard to find the best one. Here are some Linux music players you might consider switching to.
While it is easy to stream Youtube videos on VLC, it is not as easy to stream other online videos to VLC. This tutorial shows you how to do so.
There are plenty of features in VLC player. Here are a few more hidden gems that really demonstrate just how amazing VLC is. Check them out.
Tired of connecting your iPhone to your computer to transfer video files? Here’s how you can wirelessly transfer videos using VLC.
VLC makes it easy to add and manage subtitles and offers simple, yet powerful, options to get the best experience. Here’s how to add subtitles in VLC player and sync with the video to get a comfortable experience.
If you don’t have a 3D display, but still want to watch 3D movies, here are a few ways to watch them on your Mac without paying for expensive new equipment.
Are you looking for ways to listen to TuneIn Radio from the desktop? You can now listen to TuneIn Radio directly in VLC.
Everybody loves VLC. It works under Windows, Mac, and Linux; it’s free and open source; it does practically everything we expect it to do and more; etc. Yet there is one thing that makes VLC really special for Linux – the command line. Every function, tip, and trick can be used via the command line, […]
There are a lot of applications you can use to play your video. Many people use Windows Media Player because that is what your Windows machine came with. There are other options like QuickTime/iTunes and the wildly popular VLC. Noow is a pretty new competitor to the media playback game. Its claim is that it […]
VLC is great – it’s as simple as that. It’s so full of useful features that we’re already on our second article about some of the lesser known (but still really great) things it can do. Last time, we covered some gems such as the ability to normalize the audio tracks or transcode videos. This […]
VLC, without a doubt, is the best media player around. Not only is it able to play almost any file format, it is also able to stream audio/video from the Web and transcode on the fly. VLC-share is a web implementation of VLC streaming and transcoding that allows you to stream (and transcode) your videos […]
As good as it may be, Windows Media Player is still not the best. Long time fans will know that WMP does not support all the media formats out there and there are plenty of times where you have to source elsewhere just to play that particular media file. Here we have gathered a list […]
There’s a good chance that if you’re reading this, you’re familiar with VLC, the high quality audio and video player for Linux, Mac, and Windows. Its speed, portability, and built-in support for most common codecs make VLC an extremely popular choice for playing video. While that’s all well and good, VLC can do a lot […]
Could you – a normal computer user like me – list down all the multimedia formats available today? It’s a rhetorical questions and everybody knows the answer. There are tons of formats out there, each with the fanatic followers. And there are also tons of multimedia player designed either for a specific of general formats. […]