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It might be possible through scene detection if your editor of choice allows for scene detection based on sound. Alternately, since you are obviously handy with code, you could use a video editing library to write a program that would look for a threshold audio level to be exceeded and look for any long periods of time with no such peaks. You could then ...
I haven't used VLC as my primary player since 2007. I switched over initially to KMPlayer and then Potplayer. Potplayer allows fairly flexible splitter and codec assignment for decoding. It also sports a whole host of video and audio processing filters. In fact, I believe that one can use Avisynth filters to process the video during playback, too.
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