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)

And then it Just Works…

  1. #1 by Frans on 2011-10-29 - 06:26

    I had a similar experience with VLC settings: http://fransdejonge.com/2011/04/vlc-make-clone-filter-default/