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How to - Randomise MP3 playback using VLC player


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#1 peterlonz

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 01:17 AM

I just loaded quite a large playlist but try as I might could not find any way to randomise the playback.

It surely must be simple, if not truly basic; but I can't find out how to.

Any help appreciated.

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#2 opera

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 01:40 AM

Perhaps this may help a bit

 

https://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/vlc-playlists-skins.html



#3 Chris Cosgrove

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 07:33 PM

At the bottom left of every VLC screen, as far as I have seen, regardless of skin there is a row of nine buttons. The one at the extreme right which looks like a slightly flattened 'X' is the shuffle button. So long as you have three or more tracks in your playlist, folder or whatever it will then play them as random choices instead of straight sequence. Since I am boringly simple minded i just point VLC at my 'Music mixed' folder and make sure 'Shuffle' is selected.

 

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