Index

VLC

command line

play all files current directory
vlc .
help
vlc -H
https://wiki.videolan.org/VLC_command-line_help/
play all files in current directory
vlc .
play all files in a specific directory
vlc [dir]
random order
vlc -Z .
vlc --random .
sequential (no random)
vlc --no-random .
loop
vlc -L .
repeat
vlc -R .
vlc --repeat .
no repeat
vlc --no-repeat .
auto exit
vlc --play-and-exit .
if you use shutdown directly afterwards, the computer will shutdown directly after vlc exits
vlc --play-and-exit [video]
shutdown -h now

keyboard shortcuts

playlist
N = next track
P = previous track
S = stop
R = random
L = loop
playback
F = full screen
ctrl + H = hide menus
A = cycle aspect ratio
B = cycle audio tracks
V = cycle subtitle tracks

M = mute
shift + A = toggle audio device
ctrl + UD = volume up/down

+ = faster
- = slower
= = normal speed
] = faster (fine)
[ = slower (fine)

shift + LR = jump 5 sec
alt + LR = jump 10 sec
control + LR = jump 5 minutes
image size
Alt+o = zoom in
Alt+Shift+o = zoom out

o = scale to screen (on/off)
a = cycle aspect ratios
z = cycle zoom modes
c = cycle crop modes