But for watching HD movies (720p and 1080p), I got some slow & choppy experiences when playing them. Well, i've got some tricks to solve that.
But first of all, make sure you've installed the latest driver for your graphic card. Please refer to your grapchic card's manufacturer website for latest driver.
Well, this little trick can solving the choppy playback problem, (at least for me) Follow several customization below on your VLC's Preferences : (Ctrl + P)
|uncheck Enable OSD & show media title|
|check the Use GPU accelerated .. checkbox, Set Skip H.264 to 'All'|
well, I'm still experimenting with other settings. But at least with the above settings you should be able to improve the performance of your VLC's playback
|HD Videos plays nicely without choppy experiences|
Have a try and tell me what you've got
This trick has been tested on VLC running on Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7
on my ThinkPad X100e (ATI Radeon HD 3200)