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How to Fix VLC Media Player No Sound/Audio Problem

Facing problem with Playing Video in VLC Media Player? Here are quick fixes to resolve Audio not playing issue in VLC Media Player.

VLC media player features everything that you would have to play your video files. It comes with tonnes of customization options. However, recently while playing a picture on the VLC media player, I could not listen to the sound. The movie was playing good but without any sound or sound. The first thing I did was check my Volume degree, and it had been nice. Restarted the PC, but the problem did not resolve. Just to make sure that my speakers are working good, I logged in to YouTube and played a video that worked perfectly fine with the sound. So, the problem was using all the VLC media player or the configurations. So, today in this post, I will be listing the very best ways to mend VLC Media Player sound issues.

Fix VLC Media Player No Sound/Audio Problem

Things you should do before after any of the methods given below.

Restart your PC: Now this is the most frequent suggestion anyone would provide. At times, the issues could be temporary, and a fast restart might fix the problem.

Perform a movie Online: Make sure that your speakers or the headset are functioning well by playing a video on YouTube in case you cannot hear the Audio on even the default Windows media player.

Repair 1: Enable / Unmute Audio in VLC Media Player

This needs to be the first thing that you should check in the event the audio is not playing in VLC Media Player. You may have inadvertently muted the VLC Media Player sound and now facing the matter.

Open VLC Media Player, goto Audio.

At the end of the choice, click on Mute. Now examine the bottom right of VLC media player. In the event the volume index is in Green, then you have unmuted the Audio. If it is in Grey, you have muted the Audio. The same Mute choice works for both muting and unmuting that the Audio in VLC Media Player.

Enable Audio: You might also wish to test whether the Audio is enabled or disabled in VLC Media Player.

Go to Tools and Choose Preferences.

Click and start Audio tab.

VLC Media Player No Sound

Check Permit Audio alternative if it is unchecked. Click on Save to save the settings. Close to VLC Media Player and start it again.

Repair 2: Change Audio Device in VLC Media Player

VLC media player has sound device alternative which allows you to pick your preferred audio devices like Speakers or the headphones for listening to the audio. However, when you install VLC Media Player, it sets the sound device to default which can create audio is not playing difficulty. To fix VLC playing video without an audio issue, you have to change the audio device from the preferences.

Open VLC and click on Audio.

Go to Audio Device. This Audio Device should be already set to Default. You have to change it to Independent RTC Headphones or Speakers / Headphones. If you are utilizing a Headphone, then select Independent RTC Headphones.

VLC Media Player No Sound

VLC Media Player No Sound

Note: If you have got different choices from the one mentioned previously, then try them instead and see if that solved the situation.

Play with the movie that had the problem, and you need to be able to follow the sound.

Repair 3: Reset VLC Media Player Preferences

Another simple solution to repair the audio is not playing difficulty in VLC Media Player would be to reset preferences from the program. Doing so, you will reset the app’s preference settings and restore it back to the default settings.

To do this, Open VLC Media Player and click on Tools.

At the bottom, click and open Preferences.

Under Preferences, scroll down and in the bottom left click on Reset Preferences.

Fix VLC Media Player No Sound

A pop-up telling will appear asking you to validate the VLC Media Player reset tastes option. Click on OK to move. If necessary follow fix 1 again to solve the matter.

Repair 4: Empower Sound Devices

You may also face problems with Audio in VLC Media Player or any other Media Players on your PC if the sound devices are disabled in Sound Settings. To repair this, do the following.

Open Control Panel and start Hardware and Audio.

Click and open Audio. It will open Sound dialogue box.

From the Playback tab, then you need to see all audio devices recorded.

Right-click on all the Audio Devices and select Empower.

If you do not find any sound devices, right-click in an empty area and choose Show Disabled Devices.

Click on Employ and OK to save the configurations.

Now restart your PC, and you might have your PC playing with Audio again.

Fix 5: Change VLC Media Player Audio Output Module

Changing Audio output module are a few innovative audio settings that you may not need to use ever. But if you’re not able to resolve the audio isn’t playing problem in VLC media player. To do so do the following.

Open VLC Media Player, click on Tools and select Preferences.

Under Simple Preferences, click on the Audio tab.

In the Output section, click on the drop-down menu beside Output Module and select WaveOut Audio output.

Under that, click on drop-down menu with Device and choose Speakers / Headphones.

Fix VLC Media Player No Sound

Fix VLC Media Player No Sound

Click on Save to save the settings. Close to VLC Media Player and restart it.

 

 

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  1. I didn’t know there were so many things that I could try to fix the sound of the VLC media player. It’s worth a shot to try these, but I’m really not that handy or tech savvy. Calling an audio visual professional will most likely be the best solution, so I don’t waste too much time on something that I don’t know how to fix.

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