Enjoy YouTube Video in VLC Media Player

Enjoy YouTube Video in VLC Media Player

Are you aware with the fact that you can play YouTube videos and playlists directly in world’s most favorite VLC media player right outside the browser without any annoying ad?

To play YouTube video in VLC media player, launch VLC and click on Media and select Open Network Stream and paste URL of the YouTube video in the input box and hit Play button. As soon as you press Play button, streaming of the YouTube video starts in VLC media player without any advertisement. You can open Network URL dialog box by pressing Ctrl+N also.

YouTube Video URL in VLC

YouTube Video URL in VLC

How to play YouTube Playlist in VLC Media player?

There is no any direct way that enables you to play any YouTube playlist in VLC media player because, by default, VLC supports only single YouTube URLs. However there is a short technique by which you can play entire playlist in VLC media player, that too in sequence.

YouTube Playlist URL in VLC

YouTube Playlist URL in VLC


In order to enjoy streaming of YouTube playlist in VLC, right-click and save this file to your desktop. Now open the VLC installation folder and move this .lua file in to existing C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\lua\playlist folder. Restart the VLC Media Player and choose Media -> Open Network Stream. Now paste the URL of any public YouTube Playlist here and enjoy the videos one-by-one.