VLC Media Player Portable Support
Many of the most common issues that arise when using VLC Portable are addressed here. Please read through the various topics to see if any of them address your question. You can also post a message on the VLC Portable Support Forum.
VLC Portable-Specific Issues
General VLC Issues
To install VLC Portable, just download the portable package at the top of the VLC Portable page and then double-click it. Select the location you wish to install to and click OK. A PortableVLC directory will be created there and all the necessary files installed. That's all there is to it.
To start up VLC Portable, just double-click VLCPortable.exe file where you installed VLC Portable on your portable drive. Then, use it just like you would a local copy of VLC. There are a couple of things to keep in mind:
To upgrade to a newer version of VLC Portable, just install a new copy over the old one.
By default, VLC Portable is set to automatically use the language of the operating system. If you wish to select a specific language, open VLC Portable. From the main menu, select Settings and then Preferences. Click Interface in the list of categories on the left. Next to language, change it from Auto to the language of your choice and click Save. Close and re-open VLC Portable.
This option is no longer supported.
The known issues with the current release are:
I made some modifications to the default version of VLC to make it more USB key friendly (decreasing total install size, etc). These changes are listed here so you'll know what they are, and so you can recreate the process, if so desired.