[vlc-devel] Youtube and Lua not working any longer?

Pierre Ynard linkfanel at yahoo.fr
Mon Apr 19 07:15:57 CEST 2010


> I noticed yesterday that with 1.0.6 and 1.1pre for windows that youtube
> videos no longer work. I get the error from vlc app that the video
> format can not be decoded.

This was fixed in eda3dd800526984cd54024f72a0c69a3446eb333

> This happens for both HD and non-HD videos. I do not think vlc has
> ever supported the HD videos from youtube but I can be wrong.

According to my reading of the script, there is code to fetch an HD
video if the URL explicitely contains a "&fmt=" parameter, but I don't
know how up-to-date this is.


Pierre Ynard
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