Fix VLC Media Player Crashes when Playing .MKV Files

Fix VLC Media Player Crashes when Playing .MKV Files

 

On the menu bar, select Tools and click Preferences. Look for the Input/Codec and click to open. Look for the Codecs tab and under it you will find Hardware-accelerated decoding. Set it to Disabled.

 

How do I fix VLC Media Player from crashing?
Troubleshoot Tips for VLC Crashing on Windows 10/11/Mac/Android, etc.
  1. Update VLC to the latest version. …
  2. Disable VLC hardware acceleration. …
  3. Uninstall and Re-install VLC Media Player. …
  4. Disable Pre-load MKV files in the same directory. …
  5. Set FFmpeg Decoding Threads to 2. …
  6. Enable DirectX Video Acceleration (DVXA) 2.0.

 

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