[vlc-devel] Getting the list of video output methods

Roman Chistokhodov freeslave93 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 29 16:44:46 CEST 2017

But VLC itself allows to make a choice. It's just natural to give the same
ability for applications that use libvlc

On Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 3:59 PM, Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net>

> Le perjantaina 29. syyskuuta 2017, 3.27.24 EEST Roman Chistokhodov a écrit
> :
> > I use libvlc and want to make the list of possible video output methods
> > like in VLC (VDPAU, X11, GLX, etc.). I looked into libvlc documentation,
> > searched the wiki, but could not find how to get such list via libvlc
> API.
> > Tried to find it in vlc source code itself, but failed. As I understand I
> > need to find the list of modules with category CAT_VIDEO and
> > subcategory SUBCAT_VIDEO_VOUT, but still could not find the way to do it.
> > Is there example? Or at least someone could link to the related API or
> vlc
> > code that do this.
> There is no API to do that and no plans to add one either. This would
> interfere with some of the existing LibVLC APIs, as well as planned future
> ones.
> Besides, not all video outputs support all video formats and windowing
> systems
> in all circumstances, so forcing a video output is a great way to break
> autodetection and fail to render.
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