Watch Youtube Videos in VLC Media Player

VLC Media Player Have the Capability to Play Videos with all most all Video Formats , Probably this is the One reason Why VLC media player is the most Prefered Media player,  But Do you know that We Can even Watch Youtube Videos in VLC ? Yes we can, We do not require Browser to Watch Youtube Videos, VLC will do that job for you very Well. I already Shared 5 Cool Youtube Tricks that You Must Know

You can not only Watch single Video in VLC  but also Watch Youtube Playlists in VLC to watch them in Sequence,Some More Advantages of Watching Youtube Videos In VLC Media player are:

  • Watch Youtube Videos without Ads, Means no Disturbance While Watching your Favourite Video.
  • Use Loop Button To Watch a Video Again and again Many times.
  • Increase or Decrease the Speed of the Video
  • Take Snapshots of any particular Screen of a Song or Movie.

How to Watch Youtube Videos in VLC Media Player

Now let us Get Started With Steps to Watch Youtube Videos In VLC, Follow the Below Simple Steps.

Step 1: Open VLC media player, Click on File > Open Network Or Simply Use CTRL+N Keys to Open up Network URL Dialog box.

Step 2: Open Youtube, Navigate to Whatever Video you want to Play in VLC, Copy the Url of that video and Paste it in the Dialogue Box. and Click on Play.

Step 3: Enjoy Your Video.

Simple Enough hah, Now Let us see How to Watch Youtube Playlist In VLC Media Player.

Step 1: To Watch Youtube Playlists in VLC we will be Using an addon, So Click here to Goto the Downloading Page of the VLC addon Called VLC Playlist Parser. Make sure you have Latest Version of VLC Running on your system.

Step 2: Download the addon, Copy it and Paste it in Videos Installation folder which in most cases would be C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\lua\playlist. 

Step 3: Everything is done, Now Open VLC, Press CTRL+N Paste Video Playlist URL Which need to be Public. Click on Play and Enjoy all the Videos.

I Just Hope this tutorial on How to Watch Youtube Videos in VLC Media Player Helps all you Youtube Lovers.


  1. Reply Abhyudai February 26, 2015 at 9:51 am


  2. Reply irfan February 15, 2014 at 2:08 am

    Youtube is blocke in my country, can i use it ?

    • Reply Shiva February 20, 2014 at 9:58 am

      use hide my ip

    • Reply Est February 20, 2014 at 5:38 pm

      Ya way not first download ultra surf application on your pc and lunch it. it will detect automaticaly the ip addres after doing this copy that ip on your browser and enjoy peas

  3. Reply rahul February 12, 2014 at 8:25 pm

    i want to write guest post to ur blog

  4. Reply AKASH SINGH February 11, 2014 at 5:44 pm

    do u have any solution for teamviwer which is xpired n i want to use it again ?

    • Reply jigar Tank February 11, 2014 at 5:48 pm

      Teamviwer is Free For all, Download it again.

  5. Reply February 4, 2014 at 4:24 am

    wow its work thanx :D

  6. Reply Anon_ January 26, 2014 at 4:06 pm

    Doesn’t work , it gives me this error
    Your input can’t be opened:
    VLC is unable to open the MRL ‘’. Check the log for details.

    • Reply jigar Tank January 26, 2014 at 8:03 pm

      hi, Just now i tried it with the URL that you Gave and i had no problem with it. are you sure you are doing all steps correctly and is your vlc media player up to date ?

      • Reply Anon_ January 27, 2014 at 3:58 am


        it only runs for 1 sec and then it give me the same error , i also tried with other videos , samething

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