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  1. lawlietkm

    Resolved How to read local files on Apple TV through VLC SMB?

    Hello, A friend told me to use VLC on my Apple TV so I can stream the local files from my iMac onto the Apple TV through SMB. Now that I've tried to set up, I'm confused and can't make it work for various reasons : - First, I'm not sure of which one is the right folder on the VLC tab because...
  2. Sumleilmus

    Apps A simple-ish NAS movie server for VLC for tvOS

    I have AppleTV HD from 2017 (model A842) I wanted to make a simple-ish media server hosted on my Synology NAS. I made a shared folder on it and put the movies there, in 26 subdirectories, one for each letter of the alphabet. There is no standard for alphabetization I could find. I ignored all...
  3. jennachaplin

    iPhone 12 Pro VLC SMBv1 Authentication for MacBook Air

    Re: VLC on iPhone. I just installed it but when I use the network connection to connect to my MacBook via wi-fi it goes to an 'SMBv1 Authentication required' panel and the correct user + password for my Mac does not work and there is no url generated in the browser on my Mac. I've tried...
  4. alex_free

    The Best Tiger Media Player, VLC 0.9.1?

    I wanted to play some ‘industry standard 720p’ ;) encoded video on a Mac mini 2006. I found QuickTime to be a laggy mess. PPCMC7 FFplay, in its native PowerPC build is also not able to keep up. I am excited however to see what happens with a native Intel build. VLC 0.9.1 saved the day, was able...
  5. LargeSizedMan2020

    Is The Cisdem Video Player Any Good?

    Hello there, I was considering giving Cisdem Video Player a shot on my machine running Big Sur, VLC has had many problems functioning on Big Sur since it debuted and Cisdem boldly displays on the site that it is Big Sur compatible. I was curious as to any of you have tried it out. Is it any good...
  6. L

    iPhone 12/Pro Owners: How Are You Watching Your Dolby Vision Videos on Your TV?

    Hey guys! With this being the home theatre subforum, I’m sure some of you have set up or will set up a system to watch your iPhone videos on your HDR TV. I currently have a windows machine set up as a server, which syncs to google drive, and I have the choice of streaming locally or from...
  7. honglong1976

    List of Apps that work with Spatial Audio

    I thought this may help those who want to use Spatial Audio. Supported Air Video HD - Yes (turn Surround on in audio settings) Apple TV - Yes Disney+ - Yes Hulu - Yes Plex - Yes (go into settings > advanced and enable old video player) then quit and relaunch the plex app. FE File Explorer -...
  8. B

    Apple TV 4K streaming from VLC

    Hi guys, been away for a while and need some expert advice. I have an Apple TV Mk 4 and it works very well with VLC streaming MKV HD (1920x1080) files from my Mac. I now have a large 4K TV and would like to enjoy UHD (4K) content. Over the past 12 months I have managed to store most of my DVD...
  9. S

    iPad Pro Running local mkv files on a 2020 pro

    I’m on the edge trying to decide between a 2018 pro 11” or 2020 pro 11”. One use case for this will be playing movies I load manually to the tablet for remote use, ex: car or plane. Can these play mkv and h264 or h265 formatting directly from internal storage and or external hdd? 95% of my...
  10. honglong1976

    5.1 from Airport Express possible?

    Hi. I have an airport extreme and airport express. I use VLC on an old iPad connected to a projector at one side of the room, which uses airplay to stream the audio across to the other side of the room to the airport express connected to a Sony BDV-E370 via an optical cable. The best I can get...
  11. yellow8

    SubShifter - An app to shift your subtitles

    SubShifter Meet SubShifter, an incredibly simple app to shift your subtitles files in seconds. Select your file, select the shift period, hit the "Shift" button, save the results. Done. SubShifter: supports macOS Mojave Dark Mode supports the TouchBar supports Drag & Drop You can download...
  12. Pepss_95

    Macbook pro TB 2017 battery drained very fast

    I had the Macbook Pro 13” 2017 TB approximately since the release of the 2018 version, the battery was all good at the beginning. Recently I realized the battery statred being drained very fast, so I did some kind of test. I watched a 60 min mp4 1080p video on VLC and it drained 50% of the...
  13. E

    VLC no longer plays DVD from other region

    I have a Macbook Pro that I bought in 2014. It came with Mavericks installed and I never bothered to update the system until last year when the hard drive crashed and I had to reinstall everything. I have Sierra now. Before the crash/update, I was able to play DVDs from any region using VLC, but...
  14. MacSoftware3

    Newer version VLC?

    Hi everyone, I was wondering if it isn't possible to compile a newer version of VLC (with support for playing YouTube) on an older version of Mac OS X (10.4.11+). If that's possible, how can someone start with doing that? I was wondering this because we also have TenFourFox running on 10.4.11...
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    VLC 3.0.1 - HEVC 4k x265

    I just installed new VLC 3.0.1 on 2017 15" Macbook Pro and it is running all my 4k HEVC content flawlessly with very low CPU usage. Looks like they have finally added hardware decoding. Results are much better than IINA. I also have a 2016 13" Macbook Pro Touchbar (2.9Ghz i5) and it didn't make...
  16. O

    Help with Quick Look feature

    Hi folks, Somehow I made VLC my default player for the Quick Look feature. Now every time I select an audio file and hit the space bar it opens through VLC, which I don't want to. How do I turn it back to the default and lighter preview of Quick Look? It looks silly, but I still didn't figure...
  17. ianrobertdouglas

    iPad SMB to network drive works in VLC, but not PlayerXtreme

    I'm trying to set up a wireless home movies network for my kids, sharing a folder on an external USB drive via my MacBook Pro and WIFI. I bought and tried to use PlayerXtreme Media Player PRO to set up a SMB connection, but it fails. I can connect fine via Browser, which allows me to copy...
  18. jparker402

    Editing (Cutting) Digital Video

    Have a couple of really novice questions about videos. Have been having slides and a few 8mm films digitized. On one of the films I found a very short segment that I would like to send to my brother. I have a 2015ish MacBook Air with iMovie on it and VLC. He has an older MacBook Pro and I...
  19. Sovon Halder

    What Happened To Hardware Acceleration in High Sierra?

    I read in some threads that VLC already supports hardware decode. Even a VLC developer said this. To me and to my specific usage, VLC is pure horses**t. It's the worst player being intensive resource hog that doesn't seem to think about battery at all. I found IINA and have been using it since...
  20. psionicsin

    Apps Access Folders/Files from Mac via VLC on ATV4/5?

    Hey guys, I just can't seem to figure this out with VLC on Apple TV, and sharing folders to view form my Mac. What are the exact steps of what I need to first do on my Mac, in order to browse folders and watch files off of my computer from VLC on my Apple TV 4K?