vlc [OPTIONS] [ITEMS]...
This manual page documents briefly the VLC multimedia player and server.
VLC follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). For a precise description of options, please use "vlc --help".
The complete list of VLC options depends on what plugins are installed because they automatically add their own options. Please use "vlc --longhelp --advanced" for a complete list of available options.
VLC recognizes several URL-style items:
The following environment variables may affect VLC:
Online documentation: http://www.videolan.org/doc/
This manual page was written by Sam Hocevar <firstname.lastname@example.org>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).