1.    14 Oct 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 18
    windows 10 pro

    VLC Media Player Question?

    Ok I know its a lot harder to change file type icons in windows 10 then in other versions of windows like the 8 or 8.1.

    So I was wondering if its possible to just change the file types for a specific program or through the program.

    For example I'm using the vlc media player version 2.2.1 its apparently the newest version.

    So here's what I was wondering I want to use the vlc to play .mp3 and .mp4 files. Most of my videos are .mp4 or .flv but all my music is .mp3.

    Is there a way to change just them 3 icons by using the vlc media player it self.

    For example when I downloaded the windows 10 I had upgraded from my 7 to 8 to 8.1 and then to windows 10.

    While I still had windows 8.1 I switched my file type icons for .mp3 and .flv and .mp4 files and they saved fine and then when I switched to windows 10 all of my music was being played in the groove player or what the hell ever is called. And then I switched all the .flv and .mp4 and .mp3 file to be played in vlc media player.

    So it switched to the ugly orange icon.

    Which means it switch the file type icons I was using to the orange icons.

    Is there away to switch from the orange icons to the other icons I choose.

    Odd question I know but I still had to ask.
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  2.    15 Oct 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 10,526
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    Hi, Gunners File Type Editor (just search for it, freeware) allows you to do that.
    Scroll down to the extension, double click on it, and you can change the icon in the 'Edit properties' window.

    (I don't know if your beautiful icon would be overwritten when you update VLC player)
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