5 Useful Hidden Features of VLC Media Player

1. Creating Audio and Video Effects:
Many times we feel like audio and video on a media file are not well synchronised and it appears very annoying. Most of you might be curious to get an idea about how to fix trouble and further you may also want to add few new effects to develop customized videos. To do this, simply open VLC media player on your system and then navigate to Tools option. Now hit the Effects and Filters option from dropdown menu. Further, select video effect or audio effect (whichever you want to adjust). It will allow users to apply wide range of effects and one can also view the changes side by side. It is much easier to adjust parameters like hue and brightness etc on VLC media player. Move to Synchronization tab to get your audio and video files perfectly synchronised, the action will be accomplished within few seconds.

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2. Record Your Desktop:
It is good to know that VLC possess a superior screen recorder inside that can pick videos from your desktop while acting like a screen recorder tool. If you want to enable desktop recording on VLC then simply go to Media option and then move to Convert/Save. Now go to capture device tab then select Capture mode, it will open a drop down menu where you need to choose desktop for recording. Adjust frame rate for your video, make selections for codecs and finally define your output folder for saving modified content. Hit Stop button on screen when you want to stop recording.

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3. Convert Video Files:
You will be glad to know that VLC media player also allows users to convert their medial file formats and it can be done without any additional plugin. To continue with conversion, got to Media option and then select Convert/Save from drop down menu. Now hit add button to choose your file and once it gets added then select Convert option from drop down box that is available at bottom right side corner of screen.

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4. Stream Media over Network or Internet:
VLC can also be used to stream media over local network as well as on internet. To begin with this process, hit Media Menu option on VLC window, then select stream from drop down menu, add your media file and finally hit stream option. It is possible to use VLC as media server so that you can control your streamed videos on network.

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5. Play and safely Download YouTube Videos:
Although, VLC cannot help you to download YouTube videos directly from internet but it can assist in downloading video link to your own player. If you want to watch a video from YouTube using VLC then simply navigate to Files option and then open network stream. Paste your YouTube URL over there and your video will soon start loading over there. In case if you are interested to download this video then go to Tools and select codec information. Now, copy your text from location box that is visible at bottom portion of the screen.

Nice education and excellent tips on how to use the vlc . Though Iā€™m not much into djing and music mixing stuff I hope reading to Will inform me on how to go about this things on the vlc player.

Will ptactice some of them tomorrow in my free time to see. Thanks for sharing that with us bro, who knows , the best dj may need that to up their game

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