How to play a video in desktop background

Introduction

This feature is something very cool thing about VLC Player. So I thought to share my experience with you.

As I mentioned about you need VLC Player for this.

Steps to Follow

  1. Open VLC Player.
  2. Go to Tools à Preferences
  3. Go to Video section of that window.
  4. Select Output as DirectX (DirectDraw) video output from the drop down list.
  5. Check Enable wallpaper mode.
  6. Finally click Save button.
preferences in VLC
Figure 1

Enjoy watching movies !

Note

You may have an experience in changing Windows color scheme. But the things will be restore after you close the VLC player.

Resource:

  1. http://userend.blogspot.com/2008/08/how-to-play-video-as-desktop-background.html
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