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Module: jack
Type Audio input and output
First VLC version 0.8.5 (output)
0.9.0 (input)
Last VLC version -
Operating system(s) Unix, Linux, BSD
Description JACK Audio Connection Kit audio input and output
Shortcut(s) -

for VLC media player


Allows VLC to connect to JACK.


JACK audio input (access_jack)

--jack-input-caching <integer>
Caching value in ms
Make VLC buffer audio data captured from JACK for the specified length in milliseconds.
--jack-input-use-vlc-pace, --no-jack-input-use-vlc-pace
Pace (default disabled)
Read the audio stream at VLC pace rather than JACK pace. (default disabled)
--jack-input-auto-connect, --no-jack-input-auto-connect
Auto Connection (default disabled)
Automatically connect VLC input ports to available output ports. (default disabled)

JACK audio output (jack)

--jack-auto-connect, --no-jack-auto-connect
Automatically connect to writable clients (default disabled)
If enabled, this option will automatically connect sound output to the first writable JACK clients found. (default disabled)
--jack-connect-regex <string>
Connect to clients matching
If automatic connection is enabled, only JACK clients whose names match this regular expression will be considered for connection.


vlc --version
VLC media player 1.0.6 Goldeneye
VLC version 1.0.6 Goldeneye
Compiled by buildd@palmer.buildd
Compiler: gcc version 4.4.3 (Ubuntu 4.4.3-4ubuntu5) 
vlc -p jack --advanced --help-verbose

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