How to use VLC as an image and Photo Slideshow Viewer
VLC Media Player is extremely versatile in nature because you can use it to play all types of media on your PC. However, did you know that you could also use it as an Image and Photo Slideshow Viewer? This is the reason why this Media Player is so popular and used in such versatile operations.
There are mainly three methods with which you can use your VLC Media Player as an Image and Photo Slideshow Viewer. The methods are as follows:
In order to use your VLC as a photo slideshow viewer, you can simply drag your images and drop them into VLC’s interface or solely to the playlist with the help of the CTRL+L Window. This method is applicable for all kinds of media and for single as well as multiple pictures
If you have a multimedia folder that you want to play as a slideshow, you cannot use the drag and drop method because it is not convenient and merely ineffective. At such a juncture, you will need to manually drop the folders into the VLC playlist. In other words, you will have to manually sort and select jpeg files and drop them.
Another way you can use the VLC Media Player as a photo slideshow device is with the help of the CTRL+O(open) method, which will help you to access all the files on your computer. After you have opened the file, you will be able to browse all the folders available on your computer. You will find a drop-down named media files, here you will be able to choose all the files, here you will find all files including the jpeg ones. You can simply choose the data you want and the drop then into the VLC playlist.
How to Change the 10 Seconds Per Photo Limit
The default setting for each photo on the slideshow is set to 10 Seconds. But if you want to change this, here are the steps that are to be followed:
- Visit Tools and then select Preferences.
- Now open Advanced preferences, by clicking All.
- No tap on Input and Codecs>Demuxers>Image
- Change the duration from 10 seconds to your preferred time.
- Click on Save.
Following these easy steps, you will be able to use your VLC Media Player as a platform for Images or Media Slideshow.