How To Put A Video Wallpaper With Vlc

 Putting a video with VLC Wallpaper

A time to explain the most important properties of a OS , the wallpaper is one of the most important attributes, especially if we talk to customize their appearance. And incredibly, the VLC player, rated one of the best players video is able to establish an image (including a video) as wallpaper.

How to Put a Video Wallpaper with VLC

And although we are accustomed to using the classic still images as wallpaper or wallpaper, there are several ways to accomplish this customization, with own images, animated and a long list of options.

This time you will learn how you can apply wallpaper directly play a video , which, although it seems a little strange, offers us the opportunity to greatly expand opportunities for this area of ​​the system, and also we can be done in a simple way.

With Windows Vista Ultimate

If your computer uses the operating system Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate or newest one, you have the opportunity to give your desktop an original and surprising aspect: post a video as wallpaper <./p>

And, how can you accomplish this? With the Windows DreamScene utility still images you have stored on your computer can be exploited and convertirdas into something much more attractive and dynamic. This utility performs animations using the GPU, so it does not notice the use of the CPU, but has a high power consumption, especially if you use a laptop.

 Windows Vista Ultimate

But what if you have installed the Ultimate version of Vista or higher Do not worry, because you can get the same effect using a tool that is very easy and that you may already installed on your PC.

Use a video as wallpaper with VLC Media Player

The possibility of play video as wallpaper was one of the options included as innovation in Windows Vista, this option in Windows 7 is disabled, but you can use a player well known as VLC Media Player, which is one of the most complete players there.

In addition, it is free software, there is no cost and runs on GNU/Linux, MAC and Windows , and because of this you can find it on almost any computer. This program gives you the ability to copy a DVD or CD, record what you’re doing on your desktop or change the format of a file , among other options.

A large number of people use VLC Media Player to play audio and video because recognize almost all formats that exist . But it has many other functions, such as making streaming , both audio and video, to put your radio or TV online.

can also record your screen, for example, produce a tutorial on how a given software is used. And while it is true that there are other free programs for operating systems, VLC Media Player is distinguished by being simple and fairly stable.

But how can post a video as wallpaper and see while you do other things without having to maximize player? Once opened the program, click on the “ Tools ” and select the option “ Preferences ” & nbsp.; Then moves to the “ Video ” and once deployed the window, choose “ Exit ” and click on “ DirectX ” (DirectDraw)


 Use a video as wallpaper with VLC

Click “ Save ” and restart the program. Then place a video and the “ Video ” menu “ Set wallpaper “, and see option appears that the video automatically plays the video as wallpaper on your computer.

In this way the appearance of your desktop will be the original and surprising also will continue to work with applications or documents while behind them playing the video you chose as your wallpaper.

Why use the Set as desktop background? Because it is more practical than the full screen mode, since the taskbar Windows is still available in this mode. However, if you have a computer with two or more screens, you are probably interested in the idea of ​​ put different wallpapers two or more monitors.

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