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VLC not recording in MP4

  1. Nov 17, 2016 #1


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    Hi PF!

    Sorry if this is not in the correct spot! I have an mp4 video I view in VLC. There is a red record button at the bottom of the screen and when I press it the video creates a copy of itself until I press the record button again. This works very well for .ts video files. However, for .mp4 this function is not working. Any ideas as to how to get this working?

    Thanks so much!
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  3. Nov 17, 2016 #2


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    Have the options in Media -> Capture Device been set up correctly? VLC captures the format of the video you are viewing, with no special encoding by default. If settings are ok, then is it the case that record button is disabled for every mp4 video you play?
  4. Nov 22, 2016 #3


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    Hi, and sorry for the late reply! I got it working; thanks for your help!
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