How to Resize VLC player window permanently

Many users have reported that when they open a video in VLC, they see that a portion of the window falls outside the screen, they need to drag the window to the desired position. If the window is closed and opened again, the screen would gain fall outside the screen. Adjusting the window every single time for every single video can be annoying and cumbersome.

In this article, we will be seeing how to Set or Resize the VLC window size easily with few clicks.

Steps to be followed to Resize the VLC window

Please make sure to follow every step carefully. Note that it is a two-cycle process where you first change the setting and close the window. Reopen it again and then resize the window.

Step 1: Open the VLC Media Player

Step 2: From the top menu, click on Tools 

Step 3: Choose Preferences from the drop-down menu




Tools Preferences



Step 4: In the opening window, at the top, ensure you are in the Interface tab

Step 5: Under the Look and Feel section, untick  the Resize interface to video size

Step 6: Click on the Save button.



Simple Interfaces Min



Step 7: Close the VLC Media Player.

Step 8: Open the VLC Media Player again.

Step 9: With the mouse, drag the 4 corners and adjust their length and position

Step 10: Once done, Close the VLC Player again.

From now on, every time you open the VLC Media Player, it would open in the window length and position as specified in Step 9.


That’s All

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