[Lazarus] Embedded VLC using PasLibVlc - how to fast forward?

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 00:02:42 CET 2020

On Sun, 22 Mar 2020 22:29:15 +0100, Bo Berglund via lazarus
<lazarus at lists.lazarus-ide.org> wrote:

>I am working on a video editing tool for Windows and Linux.
>Earlier I was adviced to use VLC as the engine and PasLibVlc as the
>So I have created the editor, which works well for me, but I have two
>new functions I want to add and I don't know how...
>1) FF video playback
>I want to be able to fast forward the video with audio present like my
>LG SmartTV can. Is that possible through the VLC plug-in?

I forgot to add:
In VLC the function I am after is located on menu:
where there are 5 selections to make:
Faster, Faster(fine), Normal speed, Slower(fine), Slower

>2) Maximize
>I also want to run the player maximized to full screen, again I don't
>know how. Any suggsetions?
>Right now I only can maximize my main form itself but that brings
>along all of the panels with the editing controls too...
>Most video players nowadays have this little square that when clicked
>maximizes the video canvas itself so the video is full screen, how is
>that done?

In VLC there is a speed-button on the bottom containing 4 corner marks
and when clicked the video area fills the screen, return to normal by

When using PasLibVlc I have not found much in the way of documentation
so I have used a simple demo and worked my way from there.

Bo Berglund
Developer in Sweden

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