gPhotoShow Pro - Video FAQ

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Yes it is possible but it must be done from the VLC main window. Run VLC and open the menu Tools->Preferences then click on "Subtitle & OSD" and remove the tick from the option labeled "Show media title on video start".

gPhotoShow can play almost any video file format by using the free media player VLC (VideoLan). Here is how to add additional file extensions to the gPhotoShow configuration:
1) Download and install VLC
2) Open the gPhotoShow configuration window
3) Choose the "Video and Animations" section

4) Click on the button "Configure Video File Types..."


5) Tick the option "Others", then add all file extensions you wish to display with gPhotoShow separated by semicolon or comma (see picture)

 

By default gPhotoShow plays avi,wmv and mpg files by using Windows Media Player ActiveX. Mov files with Apple QuickTime ActiveX. On some systems for unknown reasons these components don't work correctly with third party programs. A way to work around the problem is to install the free media player VLC (VideoLan). gPhotoShow has a tight integration with this player and it should work better than Media Player and QuickTime. Here is how to play all video files with VLC:
1) Download and install VLC. You must download the same 32/64 bit variant as gPhotoShow !
2) Open the gPhotoShow configuration window
3) Choose the "Video and Animations" section


4) Click on the button "Configure Video File Types..."

5) On gPhotoShow Pro v5.0 and newer simply choose the option "All files format specified above"

6) Click on OK and now gPhotoShow is ready to use VLC.

On older gPhotoShow Pro versions:
1) Uncheck the item "Include Windows Media files"
2) Uncheck the item "Include Mpeg files"
3) Check the item "Others" and enter the text "avi;wmv,mpg" (without quotes !)

4) Click on OK and now gPhotoShow is ready to use VLC.

By default gPhotoShow plays mov files by using Apple QuickTime ActiveX. Normally this component is not installed and gPhotoShow display that message. Starting from version 7.4.3 gPhotoShow automatically detects Quicktime and if not present tries to use VLC or WMP 12, if none is found that message is displayed.

Apple Quicktime has been discontinued by Apple and may have security issues that will never be fixed, for this reason in not safe to install it. To best solution to play mov files is to install the free media player VLC (VideoLan) and configure gPhotoShow to use it