Play Youtube Videos in VLC Player

Youtube is full of videos of every genre and it really helps in serving various purposes like passing our time, increasing our knowledge or just providing some exposure to other places. However to watch a Youtube video we need to visit either Youtube.com on a web browser or run the Youtube app on cellphone.

Although it is possible to watch videos over the browser but it gives us limited functionalities. On the other hand, wouldn’t it be great if we can watch the same video on VLC so that we have more control of the video being played? Yes it is possible to watch all the youtube videos on VLC player and this gives us more control on the videos. Continue reading “Play Youtube Videos in VLC Player”

VLC Beta now Officially Available for Android

Android is one of the most used OS in Smartphones today. This OS is just like a minicomputer in your pockets (the reason why they are called smart :P). The only application that I missed much on it was the VLC. Though in early march of this year, some users have got it installed on their devices, but it was from unofficial port.

But now finally the time has come, when a beta version of VLC is available for android users, that too officially. The user interface is especially designed according to the mobile devices and it also includes a widget that can be used for app-specific audio control. Continue reading “VLC Beta now Officially Available for Android”

Convert Media files into different formats using VLC player

VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays almost all multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols. It is adored by most people as all types of media files are compatible with this player.

Actually we all know that VLC player is usually used to play media files but do you know that you can also use VLC as a media converter. And if you don’t want a third party application to convert a few media files then VLC media player is the best option to use. Continue reading “Convert Media files into different formats using VLC player”

Steps to Disable VLC Building Font Cache Problem

One of our regular readers was irritated at this problem of VLC Building Font Cache. Because of this problem VLC starts rebuilding the font file to show the subtitles in the video which feels very irritating. If you are also facing the same issue then the following solution shall help you.

Steps to solve the problem:

1.    Run the VLC player Continue reading “Steps to Disable VLC Building Font Cache Problem”

Incorrect Icon Shown for different File Association

One of our readers was facing this problem that even after changing the file association for some file the file showed different icon image.

Despite changing the file association for the song file from windows media player to VLC player, his song file showed the same icon image as linked with the Windows media player. Normally the icon gets refreshed after a reboot but if it is still not getting set to the Continue reading “Incorrect Icon Shown for different File Association”