Fix The Issues While Viewing Videos In VLC Media Player

How To Fix The Issues That You Get While Viewing Videos In VLC Media Player 

It may be possible that you will get trouble using VLC media player on windows vista. Actually VLC media player requires DirectX to be installed properly.

Sometimes people remove all installed applications to get installed VLC media player. Even many people change default settings to remove that problem of VLC media player, which is not really considered the right way to resolve this problem.

Mentioned below, you will find the instructions to install VLC media player properly in order to fix the problem:

  • First of all you have to open VLC application then go to settings, then choose preferences option

  • Now choose video option and click output modules
  • You will get advanced options box on your screen
  • There is DirectX video output option in the list
  • Finally click save option
  • Restart your VLC media player

Now you should be able to watch your favorite movies of any format in your VLC media player. VLC media player supports almost all the video formats, therefore people choose this player to watch their favorite videos on this particular player. 

All you need is to follow the abovementioned steps to install VLC media player properly. This method really helps you to enjoy the videos in your free time, since is the best player which plays all the video files. Therefore, you need to follow these steps to install VLC player precisely.

Specifications of DirectX for Windows 7 and Vista

Specifications of DirectX for Windows 7 and Vista

Microsoft launches latest DirectX 11 in order to allow users have thrilling experience of latest graphic technology. This new DirectX 11 is released with Direct3D 11 as technical preview for users who finally download this application to enjoy improved graphic displays and various games.

Direct3D 11 is the combination of various other developments such as DXGI 1.1, Direct2D, and DirectWrite.

The latest DirectX 11 has new improved features and tools in order to deliver best services to their end users. It is the combination of these three other developments mentioned below.

  1. Technical Preview of Direct2D
  2. Technical Preview of DirectWrite
  3. Technical Preview of DXGI 1.1



DirectX 11 Specification and features

Since it is the combination of some improved other developments that make it a complete unique and innovative.

DirectWire Technical Preview:  it provides support for high quality text rendering, resolution-independent outline fonts, together with full Unicode text and layout. However this is not end of its specification, and it provides much more services to end users.

Direct2D Technical Preview: It is hardware-accelerated, immediate-mode, 2D graphics API which provides high quality rendering 2D geometry, text and bitmaps. The Direct2D API is specially designed to operate together with Direct3D and GDI properly.  This preview helps many developers to evaluate and monitor API closely and create simple applications.

DXGI 1.1 Technical Preview: DXGI 1.1 is developed on DXGI 1.0 and available for both Windows 7 and Windows Vista. It adds some improved and advanced features.

Download – web installer directx11 Here

How To – VLC Player configuration on Windows Vista

VLC media player does not support windows vista right out of the box. You need to tweak it in order to get it to display the video. Here is a how-to on configuring VLC on a Vista.

1) Open VLC.

2) Press CTRL + S to open a preferences box like one shown below.

How To - VLC Player configuration on Windows Vista

3) Click on the Video options from the tree.Check the Advanced options check box present at the lower bottom of the preference box.

4) This will enable a video preference option box like one shown below.

How To - VLC Player configuration on Windows Vista

5) Now, click on the Plus sign next to the Video option. It will give a detailed menu. Select Output Modules from the list. It will give the following options.

How To - VLC Player configuration on Windows Vista

6) Now, Select DirectX video Output function and save the settings by pressing ALT+S. Next, try to play a video and see if it is working fine or not. If not then follow the next step.

7) Else, select Windows GDI Video Output module and it should work fine.

Well if you are unlucky with both the options then the last resort will be to select Dummy video output function.