Tips to fix audio problems in VLC® Media Player
What are the different types of audio problems that users may encounter while using VLC Media Player? Learn how to address these problems.
VLC Media Player is a convenient multimedia player which has the capability to support all the audio and video formats. As VLC Media Player could access iso files, you could play files on the disk image. VLC Media Player has the capability to play the m2t MPEG transport streams files which have been digitized from a HDV camera through a FireWire cable. On Windows, VLC Media Player could support Direct Media Object framework. It could be installed directly from any external drive and flash. Also, It could be extended by using the scripting and it could play videos in the AVCHD format. With the help of the filters it could distort, rotate and spilt Video Outputs. VLC Media Player could stream live and unencrypted content to a monitor or an HDTV by using the FireWire connection.
The following are some audio problems in VLC Media Player and the tips to solve the issues:
- Synchronization problem
- Sound quality problems
- Sound driver problem
When the audio and video in your VLC Media are not synchronized properly, the VLC Media Player would experience certain audio problems. To resolve this audio problem, change the configuration of the advanced audio in VLC Media Player. For that, first, you would have to open VLC Media Player and select preferences. Then you need to select Audio and check the advanced options checkbox and then configure the settings and click OK.
Sound quality problems
Sound quality problem is another audio problem that occurs in VLC Media Player. When VLC Media Player captures files from DVDs and Audio CDs the Sound Quality problem is one of the major issues. This problem usually depends on the source of the capture. In order to resolve this issue you would have to set the audio input and output pin to get best quality incoming signal. For that you would have to open the VLC Media Player and then click on file and choose Capture Output device. After that you need to open the Direct Show tab. By going to the advanced options you could adjust it.
If the sound drivers are not installed properly in your system then you would have to face certain audio problems while you are using the VLC Media Player. The sound driver which you have installed in your PC needs to be compatible with your system’s Operating System and the Sound card installed in your PC. If you fail to choose the right driver then you would have to face certain audio problems while using the VLC Media Player. Thus while installing audio drivers ensure the compatibility.
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