Play YouTube Videos Directly in VLC Media Player

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There are loads of instruments for changing YouTube movies, and VLC Media Player is certainly one of them. With its newest replace, although, VLC also can merely play YouTube movies once you paste in a YouTube URL.

It wasn’t promoted closely, if in any respect, on the time of the 1.1 release, however there it’s: hit File, select “Open Network Stream,” and paste in the principle YouTube URL for a video (simply the URL and first parameter, like youtube.com/watch?v=GQe3JxJHpxQ). The course of is demonstrated on this YouTube clip, dug up by reader dariusvainilaviius:

Neat stuff, and ideal for many who have dangerous luck with browsers crashing, or would love a bit of extra VLC-like management over their streaming video playback. Thanks for the tip, dariusvainilaviius! Note: the video instance I used within the screenshot, and offered as a URL instance, is NSFW.

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