Quickly Fix Choppy Video Playback In VLC Player When Using Ubuntu

It may happen that the video playback when using VLC player in Ubuntu  may be choppy.

The audio would be fine but the video would stutter or lag with pauses.


choppy playback of videos when using VLC player in Ubuntu

Here is how to fix it :

Open VLC player and go to Tools > Preferences. Over there select Input/Codecs.

disable hardware accelerated decoding in vlc player when using Ubuntu

Disable the option of Hardware-accelerated decoding.

Save the changes and close all the running instances of VLC player.

Restart the playback, it won’t stutter anymore.

Happy viewing.

  1. Keke says:

    Worked Thanks

  2. si thanks says:

    that did it! Thanks!~