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How to Add Plugins on VLC Media Player

There are hardly any people using PC who haven’t heard the name of VLC Media Player. It’s one of the most popular apps for every system. Moreover, this player is the ultimate weapon for any media lovers. I’ve been using this awesome media player for quite a long time. If you’re interested in any other good media players, you should go ahead and check out the best media players for Linux.

The most awesome feature of VLC Media Player is the plugin support. Plugins allow lots of powerful features embedded in the system. This is also another main reason why VLC is so popular. Today, let’s take a look how to add plugins in VLC. Note that the steps are same for all the platforms (Windows, Linux, and Mac).

Adding plugin to VLC

  • Start VLC Media Player.
  • Go to Tools >> Plugins and extensions.

  • Here, you’ll be offered with the complete list of all the available plugins, skins, interfaces and lots of other customizable staffs. Click on any favorite add-on of yours and select “Install”.

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If you want to install any custom LUA script for VLC, copy & paste the LUA script file(s) in this folder: “C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\vlc\lua\extensions”. If the folder isn’t present there, then simply create it manually according to the directory path.

Enjoy VLC Media Player!

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