[1] VLC command-line help - VideoLAN Wiki () <>

Stream MRL syntax:


[:option=value ...]

Many of the global --options can also be used as MRL specific :options.

Multiple :option=value pairs can be specified.

[2] Media resource locator - VideoLAN Wiki () <>

A media resource locator (MRL) is a string of characters used to identify a multimedia resource or part of a multimedia resource.