1

Ive got some ripped dvd's in VOB format on my server. I want to stream these to another device I.e. another pc with VLC across my network. How?

2

On the server side:

vlc -I http --http-src /path/to/your/vobs

By this will serve videos using HTTP over port 8080, which might not be terribly efficient. If this becomes an issue, take a look at this superuser question for RTSP solution: Using VLC as RTSP server.

VLC can also act as a client for your vobs:

vlc http://localhost:8080/filename.vob

assuming /path/to/your/vobs/filename.vob exists and is playable by VLC.

Note! I could not get this to work with files that have spaces in their names.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.