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VLC Web Plugins for Google Chrome/Firefox/Safari

by Christine Smith • 2024-07-03 14:02:37 • Proven solutions


1. Playing with VLC+
  1. 1.1 Play Blu-Ray Movies
  2. 1.2 Play DLNA Content
  3. 1.3 Play Videos in VLC with Airplay
  4. 1.4 Play YouTube Videos in VLC
  5. 1.5 Play M2TS with VLC
  6. 1.6 Play MTS with VLC
  7. 1.7 Play M4V with VLC
  8. 1.8 Play MP4 in VLC
  9. 1.9 Play RTMP with VLC
  10. 1.10 Play ISO with VLC
  11. 1.11 Play AVI with VLC
  12. 1.12 Play WMV with VLC
  13. 1.13 Play MIDI with VLC
  14. 1.14 Play 3D Movies with VLC
  15. 1.15 Play AVCHD with VLC
  16. 1.16 Play Sopcast in VLC
  17. 1.17 FLAC Not Playing
  18. 1.18 MP4 Not Playing
  19. 1.19 FLV Not Playing
  20. 1.20 MKV Not Playing
  21. 1.21 MOV Not Playing
  22. 1.22 UNDF Not Playing
  23. 1.23 Use VLC for PS3
  24. 1.24 VLC Assistant
  25. 1.25 VLC Alternative
2. Convert & Stream+
  1. 2.1 VLC Streamer
  2. 2.2 Stream From VLC to TV
  3. 2.3 VLC Video Converter
  4. 2.4 vlc to mp3
  5. 2.5 VLC to MP4
  6. 2.5 Convert FLAC to MP3 with VLC
3. Editing with VLC+
  1. 3.1 Edit vidoe Using VLC
  2. 3.2 Rotate Video Using VLC
  3. 3.3 Cut Video Using VLC
  4. 3.4 Lopp Videos in VLC
  5. 3.5 Adjust & Sync VLC Subtitle
4. VLC for Mobile+
  1. 4.1 VLC for iOS
  2. 4.2 VLC for iPad
  3. 4.3 VLC for Windows Phone
5. Tips & Tricks+
  1. 5.1 Download VLC 64 bit
  2. 5.2 VLC Latest Version
  3. 5.3 Download VLC for Mac
  4. 5.4 VLC for Windows 7
  5. 5.5 VLC for Windows 8
  6. 5.6 VLC Skins
  7. 5.7 VLC Command Line
  8. 5.8 VLC as Default Player
  9. 5.9 Convert CD with VLC
  10. 5.10 Burn VLC Files to DVD
  11. 5.11 VLC Web Plugin
  12. 5.12 Remote Control VLC
  13. 5.13 VLC Shortcuts
  14. 5.14 Screen Capture with VLC
  15. 5.15 Sync VLC Audio
  16. 5.16 KMPlayer vs. VLC
  17. 5.17 MPC vs. VLC
  18. 5.18 MPlayer vs. VLC
  19. 5.19 VLC Old Version
  20. 5.20 Snapshots in VLC
  21. 5.21 Change XBMC to VLC
  22. 5.22 Is VLC Safe
  23. 5.23 Best Torrent Player
  24. 5.24 How to Control the Speed
  25. 5.25 VLC Player Doesn't Have Sound

VLC is a common name in the media player market and has been around for years now. There isn’t any doubt that it’s the only free media player based on one of the strongest open source cross platforms ever built in the history of the media player market. It plays almost all kinds of multimedia files, including DVDs, CDs, Audio, VCDs, and many others, and works for a variety of devices such as Windows, Mac, Android, and iPhone.


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VLC media player even has web plugins that are available for all kinds of browsers, which allows one to view all the content which is compatible with VLC. VLC web plugins are available for Chrome (Windows and Mac), Mozilla Firefox (Mac and Windows), and Safari. To download these plugins, you can visit the leading download websites such as cnet, Softonic, etc. The following steps will guide you through it.

Part 1. VLC Web Plugins for Chrome

On Windows

  • 1. First, download VLC from
  • 2. Click on the installation file after the download completes.
  • 3. Install VLC with all its plugins and extensions.
  • 4. Go to chrome://plugins on your Chrome browser.
  • 5. There you'll find "VLC web plugin." If it’s available, then the installation is successful, and If not, try the process again after restarting your system.

On Mac

  • 1. Download the VLC web plugin 2.2.1 version from
  • 2. After the download completes, double click on the icon to start the installation.
  • 3. Download the VLC player to applications and quit the browser to install plugins.
  • 4. Run the installation by double-clicking on vlc-plugin-xxxx.dmg and selecting the vlc internet plugin-pkg content on the disk image.
  • 5. After installing, restart your system for the plugin to take effect.

vlc web plugin

Part 2. VLC Web Plugins for Firefox

On Windows

  • 1. First download VLC from › vlc-web-plugin.
  • 2. Click on the installation file after the download completes.
  • 3. Select all web plugins, including the Mozilla plugin and ActiveX plugin, and then click next to move ahead.
  • 4. To check for plugins, open Firefox and type about: addons, switch to the Plugins tab and search for VLC Web Plugins, if it's available there, then the installation was successful.

On Mac

  • 1. Download the VLC web plugin 2.2.1 version from
  • 2. After the download completes, double click on the icon to start the installation.
  • 3. Download the VLC player to applications and quit the browser to install plugins.
  • 4. Choose the Mozilla plugin. Let the installation complete.
  • 5. Restart your Mac and check for the plugin on Firefox by typing about: plugins in the address bar.

vlc web plugin

vlc web plugin

Part 3. VLC Web Plugins for Safari

  • 1. Download the VLC web plugin 2.2.1 version from
  • 2. Change Safari to 32-bit mode by modifying its Settings.
  • 3. Open Downloads folder and double click on the vlc-plugin-xxxx.dmg setup file, this should reveal a package installer, double clock on it too.
  • 4. Once the package is installed, restart your browser.
  • 5. Verify the installation by clicking on Help and then going to installed plugins.

vlc web plugin

vlc web plugin

Part 4. FAQs

Q: VLC crashes or gives garbled images while using VirtualBox. What should I do?
A: This is due to buggy direct 3D/video emulation. Use the GDI video output in the preferences to solve this issue.

Q: I am unable to hear conversations while playing 5.1 audio? Is there a way out?
A: Just make sure that VLC and Windows have all the right audio settings. Click on Audio -> Audio Device, to select proper and adequate speaker settings for playback.

Q: I am facing problems with Real audio and Real video. Can this be sorted out?
A: You should not have any such problems because VLC is compatible with Real audio and Real video extensions. Although, if the problem persists, please hit the support forum.

Q: I cannot load VLC 64 bit web plugin on my browser. Please help.
A: The issue is because most likely, you are using the 32-bit browser. Please change the settings to install the web plugin.

Q: How do I solve "VLC-Plugin in Firefox: runtime error R6034"?
A: Uninstall the plugin and try to reinstall it. If the problem persists, contact the support forum.

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