Solved Videos Played Through Phone on PC

noobism

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I've got a Droid Mini, and have taken some videos. When I plug into my PC and follow the drive to the DCIM folder where my photos/videos are stored, after I double click a video to play it (using VLC), where is it saved on my computer? I know it's somewhere because my C:Drive gets smaller each time I open a file, but it's not in my video. Is there a temp folder that I don't see, because I am running out of hard drive space!
 

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It's stored on your Phone. temp files should be under %appdata%\vlc but they should go away once VLC is closed. Mine do at least.
 

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Mustang is right. Unless you copy or move the video files to your computer, they're not stored on the computer. If you simply double click to play one, you're playing it directly from the phone. There may be some space temporarily taken up on your PC to provide a smooth playback, but even that shouldn't go onto your C drive. If anything, it should be loaded into RAM and then written over when you need that RAM space for other tasks on the PC.
 
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OK thanks guys.
 
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