How to Download Video Using VLC Media Player

How to Stream and Download Video Using VLC Media Player

VLC Media Player is one of the most popular media players, almost every window’s user uses VLC Media Player to watch a video. But do you know besides playing media files we can do a lot of other things with the VLC Media player?

Today here in this article we are going to discuss how we can stream and download a video using VLC Media Player on Windows 11.

How to Download Video Using VLC Media Player

Here in this section, we will guide you through how you can stream online video using the VLC Media player and how you can download it. First of all, let us discuss how you can stream online video using VLC Media Player. For that, follow these steps:

Step 1: You need to install VLC Media Player on your computer.

Step 2: After that, open VLC Media Player. Click on “Media” from the top menu and click “Open Network Stream” or you can use Ctrl + N.

Step 3: Here click on the “Network” tab and enter the video URL you want to play. Now click on the “Play” button to play the video on VLC. This will play your video on VLC Media Player. Now if you want to download the video then follow the next steps.

Step 4: Now, while the video is playing on the VLC Media Player, click on the “Tools” Tab and select “Codec Information“.

Step 5: It is open the Current Media Information window, here click on the “Codec” tab and copy the video location URL. Now open any browser, paste the URL on the address bar and pass “Enter“.

Step 6: The video will play on the browser. Now to download the video click on the three-dot, and there you will find the download option. Simply click on the “Download” button to download the video.

That’s it, this is how you can download a video using VLC Media Player on Windows 11. I hope this article was helpful to you. If you liked the article then you can share it with your friends.