VLC media player is the mostly liked media running application. It is efficient to open the audio and video files which other media players can fail to support. Its excellent features run the file smoothly in a flawless manner. The video LAN network based file player system is everyone’s first choice. Let’s see what more you can do with VLC player.
One might be surprised by knowing that it can take snapshot of the particular video file during its running on. Changing the default setting of Tools in the player, it is easy to save an image in the desired format by going into Video > snapshot. The system is highly attractive for people who are interested in photography. The application offers seamless opportunity of creating personal wall papers from videos.
The player can offer the chance of changing colors of video by selecting video effects and checking out ‘image adjusts’ option there. The funny experience of watching the video file by filling one’s own colors according to the choice; is not less than an adventure.
Broadcasting of a video on the internet is possible with VLC media player. This deal is useful to stream the particular video file during a conference, seminar etc. The speaker can enable the video to display over everyone’s laptop in a conference room by a network connection.
Addition of extra video effects such as the video of waves, tune and chirping etc. is possible to install in VLC. This provides a cartoonist approach to the video file. It can be done by this setting- Effect button > video effects > image modification. It is useful to prepare one’s own video file in order to represent a seminar or demonstration.
Using VLC for transcoding the audio and video files into the desired file format and resuming video from a particular time are other useful applications of VLC media player.
This player is faster than other media players and it does not tend to interrupt with the processing of other media player running on the same system, simultaneously. It is capable of running a wide range of media files with its various codecs. It can potentially decode the file of interest.
VLC player has a specific capacity to be controlled by key buttons for particular functions. One can find a list of short cut keys applicable to control the media layer through the internet. For example, pressing ctrl with F opens the folder in the player.
Inclusion of supporting system for many media codec and file formats make the player compatible to run various media easily. It shows smooth processing of media files with CDs, DVDs and pen drive.
While watching a movie in the player, one can play subtitles which have been downloaded by certain websites in the internet.
The user can enjoy adding logo in the player like a television. It will offer a better control on the file running in the system.
Here in this post, let me share with you some quick tips about the best media player i.e. vlc player. Just launch vlc and then go to tools – preferences and observe the various options and configurations displayed. Adjust any of those as per your requirement.
How to make vlc player always remember the previously set volume settings ?
VLC media player has a unique capability to increase the volume of the sound by 400 % which is really great to hear such files which have low volume. Some people like to listen to loud while some prefer soft. But when you open any file in vlc player, the volume is automatically set to 100 % generally. VlC doesn’t remember your volume setting but you can make it remember your volume setting by the given method.
Just go to tools – preferences – Audio – Select “Keep audio level between sessions”
Otherwise, you may want to set the default volume level so that each time vlc starts, it plays your file at the default level you have set.
How to configure keyboard shortcut/hotkey for vlc player to custom keys ?
VLC media player has a number of keyboard shortcut keys for various functions. For example, pressing esc exits fullscreen, pressing ctrl + up arrow increases volume, etc… But you can change the keys for these functions to something easy as you want.
Open vlc, go to tools – preferences – Hotkeys – Select desired “Action” from the list of actions for which you want to change the hotkey – Highlight the field located below action just left to apply button – press the new shortcut key – apply – save.
Sometimes, few users face problems like frequent crashing of vlc media player. For novice, it is not easy to troubleshoot the problem exactly because they are not able to diagnose the reason causing vlc crashes. There may be conflicting codecs or video filters, there may be plugin issue or cache. There may be even system releated issues like very low resources available for video decoding, etc. Well, novice can’t help themselves in most cases as they don’t understand the actual problem and its causative agent but a simple and quick solution that vlc developers have provided, which can be used to finetune your vlc player and thus solve all issues at once. Yes, just reset the vlc media player preferences and cache files.
TO do this, hit on start – all programs – videolan – Reset vlc media player preferences and cache files.
VLC would automatically delete all user files and cache. You could also disable or remove all extra plugins that you installed in vlc plugins directory.
I hope the above steps solve your issues. If not, just put it in comments below and we’ll try to help you out!
VLC media player is a fantastic player with several features and most importantly, it is freeware and open source hence the project is being contributed by various developers and rapid development of this software takes place. In order to avail the new features, updates and bug fixes, updating vlc player to the latest version is always recommended and best habit. To check for updates i.e. whether your vlc player is the latest one available or outdated, follow the given steps :
- Launch vlc from the all programs menu or desktop shortcut.
- Make sure you’re connected to internet
- Click on Help menu button and hit on Check for updates.
- vlc would start checking for the latest version of the program and if found, will prompt you to download it.
Playing songs and videos is damn easy and enjoyable with vlc media player as vlc understands your needs. So, if you want to increase the listening voice of your audio and video songs to extent even greater than max volume, vlc is your answer. Yes, with vlc media player, sound of media files can be increased upto 400 % so you can easily enjoy even such media files whose sound is very low with vlc ultra smart volume management. If you ask me, I listen to songs very loud and sometimes even annoy my neighbours with songs playing via vlc on my amazing quality home theater system
How to increase or double volume via vlc ?
It is very easy, just open the file using vlc player, press ctrl + up arrow key rapidly until it shows full bar in the right hand side.. Now listen at the enhanced sound. Another reason to love vlc media player..