VLC Media Player: How to Split Video across Multiple Screens




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In this section, we will discuss the advanced use of Filters in VLC. The VLC Filters ONLY apply to the On-Screen Display and can not be Streamed.

Wall Video Filter:

1. Open VLC Media Player.

2. Select Tools | Preferences.

3. Select the option All, located under Show settings in the bottom, left-hand corner of Preferences.

Screen shot of Advanced Setting.


4. Click on the "+" sign next to Video.

5. Click on the "+"  next to Filters.

6. Click Image wall.

Screen shot of Selecting image wall


7. In the Preferences box, you can specify the Number of columns, the Number of rows, the Number of Active windows, and the Element aspect ratio according to your needs.

8. Click Save and restart VLC Media Player.

9. Now, you will be able to see something like the image below.  (This view will vary depending on the number of rows/columns/aspect ratio specified above.)

Note:  You can also use the Wall video filter to split video across multiple screens.

Screen shot of split screens


Troubleshooting Problems

If the above steps do not work, you can update the settings under Tools.

1. Open VLC Media Player.

2. Click Tools | Effects and Filters.  [Ctrl-E]

3. Click the Video Effects tab.

4. Click the Vout/Overlay tab.

5. Specify the Wall/Clone Settings here.

Screen shot of Wall and clone settings



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