VLC media player

Version 0.8.x

Application Details:

Version: 0.8.x
License: Open Source
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.3

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Test Results

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What works

Loading AVI files, displaying the videos, showing file information

What does not

Playing an AVI (XviD codec) video hitting the play button at the bottom of the window


What was not tested

everything else

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

IMPORTANT: uncheck "Use DirectX for Display Panes" in Preferences and hit "SAVE" to make it permanent (crashes otherwise).

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 24 20081.1.3N/A Yes SilverZhenya 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 14 20081.1.2Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 17 20081.1.1N/A Yes GoldZhenya 
CurrentUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 12 20080.9.52.Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 13 20070.9.50.Yes Yes Golddj 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
2398 OpenGL is only used on top level windows so child windows get overdrawn CLOSED FIXED View
3774 VLC installs and runs, but cannot play videos over DirectX / OpenGL CLOSED FIXED View
4572 user: Tooltips have wrong Z-Position and deactivate the Main-Window CLOSED FIXED View
4596 fixme:wave:OSS_AddRingMessage two fast messages in the queue!!!! toget = 52(WINE_WM_RESTARTING), tosave=53(UNKNOWN(0x00000000)) CLOSED ABANDONED View
4608 x11drv: Resizing limit not respected in managed mode CLOSED DUPLICATE View
4609 ddraw: crash after assertion on DDRAW_width_bpp_to_pitch (bpp != 0) CLOSED DUPLICATE View
4610 total media time is invalid CLOSED FIXED View
4621 OpenGL: Video output is in the left, bottom corner and the Rest of the client--area is cleared (black) CLOSED DUPLICATE View
4851 VLC 0.8.5 does not allow mp3s to be fastforwarded or to skip ahead during playback CLOSED FIXED View
5293 VLC-media crashes CLOSED ABANDONED View
13633 dogfood: vlc with other default skin disappears while dragging CLOSED ABANDONED View

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