To control VLC from Stage Precision it´s necessary to define some settings first.

Prepare VLC for remote control

1. Open the preferences

2. Change the “show settings”

in the lower right corner select “All”

3. Activate Web

navigate to “Interface” -> “Main interfaces” and select “Web”

4. Define a password

navigate to “Interface” -> “Main interfaces” -> “Lua” and define a password

5. Restart VLC

Setup the connection within SP

Within the IO-Connection add a VLC IO.

Define the URL of your VLC player
Define the password like above

Trigger Maps

Trigger maps can be “called” among other things within interface objects like Buttons, Dropdowns, Timline Trigger Layer, Areas, Nodes, and many more…

Choose within the dropdown different actions:

Action Addional Options
  • Play
  • Pause
  • Stop
  • Play Clip with Id
Clip Id needs to be choosen
  • Next
  • Previous
  • Set Volume
Volume can be defined
  • Seek
Position can be defined in percentage
  • Fullscreen
  • set Playmode
  • Loop
  • Shuffle
  • Repeat
  • Add to Playlist
choose a file or define the local file path
  • Add to Playlist and Play
choose a file or define the local file path
  • Delete Clip from Playlist
Clip Id needs to be choosen
  • Clear Playlist

Slider Maps

  • Set Volume
  • Seek

VLC status node

By drag and drop the VLC IO-Connection into a Board a status node will be created.