VLC image - voice delay

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Mon Sep 26 09:25:29 UTC 2011

On 09/26/2011 12:05 AM, Hernan Saltiel wrote:
> Hi!
> After upgrading Ubuntu from 10.10 to 11.04 (32 bits), VLC is starting to
> have some strange behavior, slowing down images over voices.
> The, when I see an Xvid video that before the upgrade worked, it has a
> little delay. It's annoying to see a movie or a music clip and know that an
> actor says something and a second after that the voice says what he said a
> second ago...
> Please, let me know if there is some workaround for this.
> Thanks a lot for your time and attention.
> Best regards,

I experienced that after ripping a DVD to an iso file to my harddrive. 
When VLC played it back, the sound was ~slightly~ delayed, enough to be 
annoying. So, I tried a different ripper. I used handbrake and ripped it 
to an mp4 file. Plays just peachy.

I didn't thing such a tried and true multimedia app like VLC would just 
fold up on me. Turns out it didn't, it was the quality of the file I was 
playing back that didn't have the sound synced properly to the video.

YMMV though, is it doing that to ALL of your files or just a few? 
Store-bought or homegrown? :) Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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