Are you bored of default YouTube’s video player? Have you ever wanted to play the YouTube videos in a different player like VLC media player? If yes is your answer, then this post is for you. This post will guide you through some simple steps to play YouTube videos in VLC media player.
You may be familiar with the VLC media player, and you might have known some of the amazing features of VLC media player. The player can support many audio and video formats available on the internet. A hidden feature of the VLC media player is that it can also stream the YouTube videos and play it on your media player. Let us discuss the steps in detail.
Steps To Play YouTube Videos In VLC Media Player:
Step 1: To get started, first visit http://youtube.com/ and copy the URL of the video that you wish to play in VLC media player.
Step 2: Now open your VLC media player and press “Ctrl + N” on your keyboard.
Alternatively, you can also go to Media and select “Open Network Stream“.
Step 3: This will now open up the Open Media dialog box as shown below.
Step 4: Navigate to the Network tab in the dialog box and paste the URL into the text box labeled as “Please enter a network URL:”
Step 5: Click on “Show More Options“. If you wish to play another media synchronously, select the check box and click “Play.”
Step 6: The VLC media player will start streaming the YouTube video, and in a fraction of seconds, your video will start playing in VLC media player.
That’s it. You can now watch any of your favorite YouTube videos in VLC media player without any advertisements.
If you encounter any issues while following this tutorial, do let me know by using the comments section given below.