Archive for October 27th, 2011

VLC Startup Settings: Audio Sync

While thrashing around with that DVD player, I finally figured out that VLC stores its configuration settings in ~/.config/vlc/vlcrc. I don’t know if it’s supposed to update that file automagically after twiddling the GUI config settings, but it doesn’t; I must manually edit the file to get a sticky change.

Anyhow, the vital setting for that particular drive turns out to be audio synchronization, as set by the audio-desync parameter. The audio must lag the video by 400 ms, thusly:

# Audio desynchronization compensation (integer)
audio-desync=-400

And then it Just Works…

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