VLC Media Player

VLC Media Player

VLC Media Player (also known as Video Lan Client or just VLC) is a free, open source media player available for many operating systems, including Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. VLC can play most video and audio file types, as well as DVDs, VCDs, and streaming protocols.

Playing Gustavus Live Streams on VLC

  1. Download and install VLC.
  2. Download your the file for the video stream you wish to watch. These files can be on the live streams page.
  3. Open VLC.
  4. Click "File" or "Media"
  5. Then "Open Network"
  6. In the URL bar enter "http://static.gac.edu/go/live"
  7. Click open and VLC should start playing the live stream.

If you want subtitles go to Video->Subtitles->Closed Captions 1.

If the video is skipping try one using one of the lower quality video streams.

How to play DVDs

  1. Insert DVD into computer
  2. Click File-->Open Disc
  3. Modify any of the settings and click OK.
  4. Double-click the screen to go full screen.


VLC is currently the default video player for video played from DVArchive.

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