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VLC - MinimalX

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By Maverick07x   |   Watch
Published: July 15, 2013
© 2013 - 2020 Maverick07x
MinimalX skin for the VLC Media Player
[ Blue / Pink / Green]

[16.07.2013] - Release (v1.0)

[30.03.2017] - Update to 2.6.0
[25.04.2017] - Update to 2.6.2
[28.03.2018] - Update to 3.0.0:  fixes / optimization / button hints


1. Extract the .vlt file to ...VideoLAN/VLC/skins ~ overwrite if needed
2. Start VLC => Preferences => Check to custom skin
3. Restart VLC (by closing and starting it again)
- if you already use a custom skin restart VLC as well - otherwise the fullscreen mode won't work


Returning to normal mode:
If you have issues to return from "Minimal Mode" to the normal mode => doubleclick the bottom bar


- If the video frame doesn't seems right, switch to fullscreen mode and back again


Hint 1:
If you can't see the control buttons because the video is bigger than the screen resultion - this should help:
- Preferences -> Interface Settings -> Look & Feel
- Switch to "Use native style"
- Uncheck "Resize interface to video size"
- Switch back to "Use custom skin"
- Save and close
- Restart VLC

Fixed version:
If you still can't see the control buttons / can't move the window - Download this version:


Any bug report, suggestion or wishes to improve the skin are welcome

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Agent2001's avatar
Agent2001New Deviant

Thank You for making this ❤!!

DevianAdam's avatar

The link with the fixed version doesn't work :'(

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deviantgidsNew Deviant

Cant download. Tssk

ni3x's avatar

Can you please add the features listed in the below image.

Icons Used :

Audio - https://iconscout.com/icon/voice-44

Subtitle - https://iconscout.com/icon/message-522

Chapters - https://iconscout.com/icon/navigate-next-1782191

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triastanto's avatar

terima kasih, kerja bagus!

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Zeemo71Professional Digital Artist

Freaking awesome

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djanasHobbyist General Artist

Fixed version: Your link doesnt seem to work for me.

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thehungrycoderNew Deviant

Finally Some refreshing look for VLC

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BlooGuyHobbyist General Artist

This is so far the best here. But lacks vital elements:

- No minimize button for the default skin setting (one with no title bar).

- No mute/unmute button.

brendanefro's avatar

Hey I love this skin so much! One question though. I noticed it doesn't work with snap in windows. Like you you snap it to the side it doesn't fill half the screen like other apps. Is there any way to fix that?

jonatanbond's avatar

Melhor tema que encontrei para VLC

Best looking theme I found for Videolan. Thanks!

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z4ttProfessional Digital Artist

Best looking theme that I've seen for VLC, but it's not working on my 4k screen. Dang.

SeksualniDevijant's avatar

VLC won't open anymore. It opens on taskbar and closes immediately.... How is that even possible? It's just a skin...

Even after I deleted skin file it still won't open. Had to reinstall VLC because of your skin.....

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MercuryXHobbyist Writer

really glitchy. It delays every video I open, and then when I get out of fullscreen it glitches into the bottom right corner and I cant "move" it around at all.

ItachiAdrian's avatar

This really fits a modern look, thank you very much!

lalamlaal's avatar

looks so good i lobe minimal designs

Pfoax's avatar

Best skin available '

Sidenote :

Would be nice if the frame was click-draggable from the video area.

When opening a 1080p movie, on my screen it pushes the click-draggable area out of my screen.

So i can't drag it around unless i half video size.

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yoot2New Deviant

i have the same problem. do you have any fix for it?

edd98765432's avatar

la version fija es el mejor skin de vlc

AuracleBigBrain's avatar

If you can, change

Start VLC => Preference


Start VLC => Tools => Preference


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lysdevart's avatar

Could you add support for other languages? Title gets galbled...

nobodyknows19's avatar

Can you make a red version ?

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