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Revision as of 15:22, 22 January 2008

Module: netsync
Type Video output
First VLC version 0.8.0
Last VLC version -
Operating system(s) all
Description Synchronise remote VLC instances
Shortcut(s) -

Use this module to keep several clients synchronised on a single VLC stream.

  • netsync-master : Act as master default value: disabled
  • netsync-master-ip <string> : Master client ip address default value: ""

Common uses of this module are:

  • Synchronise lots of loud PC speakers during a party;
  • Synchronise several computers playing parts of a video wall.

Here's a small example:

We're going to be listening to a multicast stream.
Run a client as master syncronisation client (master has IP address
% vlc udp://@ --control netsync --netsync-master 
And on the other clients:
% vlc udp://@ --control netsync --netsync-master-ip 
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