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Module: display
Type Stream output
First VLC version -
Last VLC version -
Operating system(s) all
Description Display stream output
Shortcut(s) display


  • sout-display-audio <boolean> : Enable audio rendering. default value: enabled
  • sout-display-video <boolean> : Enable video rendering. default value: enabled
  • sout-display-delay <integer> : Introduces a delay (ms) in the display of the stream. default value: 100


Transcode and stream a file while displaying it locally.
This will display the transcoded version:

% vlc somevideo.avi --sout "#transcode{vcodec=mp2v,vb=2048,acodec=mpga,ab=96}:duplicate{dst=std{access=udp,mux=ts{ttl=12},url=},dst=display}"

This will display the original version:

% vlc somevideo.avi --sout "#duplicate{dst='transcode{vcodec=mp2v,vb=2048,acodec=mpga,ab=96}:std{access=udp,mux=ts{ttl=12},url=}',dst=display}"

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