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  • 3.0 stars

    "old version retained settings"

    March 27, 2012  |   By bumland

    Pros

    plays new videos.

    Cons

    does not open some of my old .flv files. Reverts to small size but the old one did not when you come to the end of a video. Have to resize it.

    Summary

    last version was better. Can I get it back? How?

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  • Reply by r_a_day on April 3, 2012

    Give me back the old version!!! This new version may look a little better but it almost ruins the player! not only does it not retain any of the video sizing in-between videos but when running duel screen (which is 99.99% of the time) i cannot even do a proper full screen. when i double click on it it automatically creates itself onto a new desktop and will ONLY allow me to display the player on my laptop screen regardless of what i set it up under in VLC's settings as well as the macs settings regarding it....

    long story short It's still about the best universal player out there, but if you have the old/last version then for the love of God DON'T UPDATE!

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