VLC image - voice delay

Bruce Pieterse octoquadza at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 09:33:22 UTC 2011

On Sep 26, 2011 11:27 AM, "Ric Moore" <wayward4now at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
>> actor says something and a second after that the voice says what he said
>> 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
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I have to agree with Ric. There is an option under the audio section which
allows you to alter the delay of the audio.
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