Thursday, December 1, 2011

10 Little Known Tricks about VLC Media Player

Make Artistic Sketch

Tools > Effects and Filters > Video Effects > Image Modification > check on Gradient

Add Logo / Watermark on Video

This is temporary.

Tools > Effects and Filters > Video Effects > Logo > Check on Logo and give the file location of Image File either PNG or JPG.

Inbuilt Video Converter

Media > Convert/ Save >Add File > Convert > Select Output format and directory to start processing video

Video Streaming

Media > Open Network Stream >Enter URL

It takes care of rest of the buffering part. :)

Download Online Media / Streaming Videos

 Tools > Codec Information and at the bottom, you will find address of file in Location box.
Alternatively, we can do it by just using Record Option to capture live streaming of video. Enable Advanced Control from View menu and you will see RECORD button (Red circle)

Play RAR files / Splitted video Parts

Movie when downloaded from internet comes in several parts with extension .001 .002 which are splitted using WinRAR. You no more need another software to join those files for playback. Just drag the .001 file into VLC Player and you are ready to watch the movie.

Record from Webcam

Media > Open Capture Device and Play after selecting the WebCam.

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