VideoLAN VLC media player 3.0.18
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Author: Roland Verheijden
Date: February 24, 2023

Repackaging tips and silent install information for VideoLAN VLC media player 3.0.18. This App Tip provides comprehensive details for conducting a silent installation of VLC media player. It includes additional insights, such as user environment specifics, extra installation parameters, and repackaging tips.

About

VLC (standing for VideoLAN Client) is a portable multimedia player, encoder, and streamer supporting many audio and video codecs and file formats, as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. It is able to stream over networks and transcode multimedia files and save them into various formats.

General Information

Vendor Information

VideoLAN

Application Name

VLC media player

Application Version

3.0.18

Download Link

https://download.videolan.org/vlc/3.0.18/win64/vlc-3.0.18-win64.msi

License Needed

No

Vendor Install

Installation Type

MSI

Architecture

x86/x64

Application Configuration/Settings

Registry

File

AD/GPO

AAD/GPO

User Environment Data

Registry

HKCU\Software\VideoLAN\VLC

File

%APPDATA%\vlc\vlcrc

Other

Infrastructure Dependencies

Description

ODBC

Connection Name

Driver

Parameters

Setup.exe parameters

MSI Public Properties

Installation Commands

Silent Install Command

msiexec.exe /i vlc-3.0.18-win64.msi /qn

Silent Uninstall Command

msiexec.exe /x {B022B1C5-D067-42CB-98E2-D965E4D74CFE} /qn

Repackaging Score

MSI

Full Functional

MSIX

Unknown

App-V

Unknown

ThinApp

Unknown

Citrix App Layer

Unknown

VMWare App Volumes

Unknown

Other

Unknown

Repackaging Tips

Disable Auto Update and Metadata Network Access
Install the VLC Media Player and start the application.
Uncheck the box “Allow Metadata Network Access”.
Uncheck the box “Regularly Check for VLC Updates”.
Click Continue.
Navigate to the Tools tab and choose Preferences.
Under the Privacy / Network Interaction section, uncheck the boxes “Activate Updates Notifier” and “Allow Metadata Network Access”.
Click Save and close the VLC Media Player.
Navigate to the current user profile “C:\Users\%Username%\AppData\Roaming\vlc”
Copy the vlcrc file to C:Install with the MSI.
Uninstall VLC Media Player and delete the “C:\Users\%Username%\AppData\Roaming\vlc” directory.
After installing the MSI, copy the vlcrc file to the “C:\Users\Default\AppData\Roaming\vlc“ directory.

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