How to enable headphone surround effects in VLC

How to enable headphone surround effects in VLC

If you have some high end equipment it is always interesting to exploit them to their maximum capacity. For example, if you have a good headphone set you can make use of the surround effects with VLC.

To enable headphone surround effect:

  • Open VLC, click on the Tools menu > Preferences.
  • At the bottom of the Settings, in the "Show settings" part, click on "All"
  • On the left panel, click on the "Audio" section
  • On the "Force detection of Dolby Surround" settings, select On
  • On the "Stereo audio output mode" settings, select Dolby Surround
  • Click on the Save button.
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