Saturday, 12 November 2016

How to download streaming youtube videos using VLC Media Player?


Download streaming youtube videos using VLC Media Player.


Hi,

   Do you know VLC Media Player streams youtube videos?
   Do you know VLC Media Player downloads youtube videos?

The answer is YES. In this short article, we will show you how to download and streams youtube videos using VLC Media Player.

Things required to download and stream youtube videos:
Install VLC Media Player from Filehippo.com

As we know, most of us using VLC Media Player for playing offline videos, but i will show you how to download and stream youtube videos.

Will see in step by step manner with screenshots

Step 1: Open VLC Media Player

VLC Media Player Home
Step 1: VLC Media Player Home

Step 2
:   Go to youtube and type the URL which you want to download.
Youtube URL for downloading through VLC Media Player
Step 2: Youtube URL for downloading through VLC Media Player

Step 3:  Go to Media Menu and select Open Network Stream.

Go to Media Menu and select Open Network Stream
Step 3: Go to Media Menu and select Open Network Stream

Step 4
: Once click on Open Network Stream, it opens the following popup and paste the youtube URL and click on Play button.

Paste the youtube URL
Step 4: Paste the youtube URL

Step 5: Now we will see the youtube videos streaming in VLC Media Player.

Steaming youtube video in VLC Media Player
Step 5: Steaming youtube video in VLC Media Player


 Now we will see how to download the youtube video which is streaming in VLC Media Player.

Step 6: Go to Tools menu and select Codec Information, 
                                   
Youtube source and video codec information
Step 6: Youtube source and video codec information

Step 7:  Opens a popup and it includes video information and also source link of video which is highlighted in Location textbox.

Copy the Video source location
Step 7: Copy the Video source location 


Step 8: Copy the link and paste it in the browser and right-click on the video and choose SAVE AS option.

Paste the URL in browser and save the file in your system.
Step 8: Paste the URL in the browser and save the file in your system.

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Thanks and happy coding :)
Nuthan.M