Set up/display Video as Desktop BackGround wallpaper using VLC media Player

By Admin

As  we  know  vlc  media player become very popular  in these  days.I  am  also  a  big  fan  of  VLC media player and  i think  it  is   one of the best multimedia player among  all  medial   players. i  love  a  feature   of  vlc media player  that  is it  play  all  type  of  videos  format   without the need of installing extra codec.  and  also   it  can play  broken or incomplete video file. If you are still using other multi-media player like Windows media plater, real player or iTunes, you should try VLC media player once.The  main  importance of  vlc  media  player  is  you  can set  any  video  as  your  desktop or   laptop background  in  this  tutorial  i am  going  to  show you  guys  how  to  set  up  video as  desktop background  using  vlc media  player.

Why We Are Coming With  This  Trick?

I am  tired  of  static  desktop  wallpapers  like  you  and  want  to  do  something  new  which is  bit more I  googling for  this  article  and  finally  i got  a  article  which  i  am  showing  here. 

AS  you know  VLC media player is a feature rich multi-media player and here I’m sharing a quick trick which will let you set any playing  video as desktop background. So in short your desktop background will be more like a animated background.
how  to  Set Video as Desktop Wallpaper using VLC

So now come to the point simply follow bellow step by step proceduer .

Step:1)  first  of  all  Install VLC  if  you  have  not  vlc  simply  download  it  from  here and open it.

Step:2)  after  when  you  open Click on Tools > Preference  (see  bellow picture) 


Step:3) when  you  click  on  preferences button a  popup window  open  like  bellow  picture  simply  click on  video  icon  which  is  on  the left side.

Step:4) under the video  setting  ,simply  select  directx video output  output  from  the  dropdown  list.

Step:5) now  save  setting  before  exist the  window

Step:6) now  this time  to  restart  your vlc  media   player

Step:7)  now  when  you open  vlc  again simply  play  any  video which   you want  to choose  for  your  desktop  background

Step:8)  right  click  on  video and under video  tab click  on  direct x wallpaper.

Note: if  you  are  using windows aero themes ,then  you get a message  box  which  say  "the color scheme has  been  changed  to windows  basic."

Step:9)  when  after wallpaper  is  enabled  minimize  vlc  media  player  and  you  have  done successfully  . 

There are many software’s also which does the similar job but I find VLC to be the easiest way to get it done. You just need to save this setting once and later on you don’t need to make changed in VLC video settings.

I hope you will find this tutorial informative and useful. If you find it useful and this works for you, don’t forget to share this post on Facebook and Google plus. If you are stuck anywhere, do let me know. Do you use any software to use video as desktop background?please share it  with us