Report bugs

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Reporting a bug

If you find any bugs, or if you experience any crashes, then we would very much like to hear of these problems/suggestions. Here are some detailed information on how to submit useful bug reports.

Follow the bugs policy.

Is it truly a new bug?

It may sound strange, but many of the bugreports we get are not really bugs at all, or have been know for months, and/or repaired.

Please check the following:


Are you using the latest version of VLC? Bug reports on older versions of VLC are likely to be ignored, because changes in the program may make it impossible to reproduce the bug, or may even have fixed it. Always make sure the issue you want to report is still present in the current version of VLC.


Have you reset your preferences and restarted VLC yet? Often old preferences and incorrect settings are the cause of an issue you are seeing.

Read the FAQ for details on how to do this. (Uninstalling VLC does not remove it's old settings.) Double check that your issue still exists.


Some things are simply NOT supported by VLC. We have a [ features' list that are supported in VLC and a [