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make vlc plugin default player for youtube videos

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hi is it possible to do so ? i still having high load and memory usage from youtube only videos, i would like to vlc be the default media player in youtube thanks in advance

hi is it possible to do so ? i still having high load and memory usage from youtube only videos, i would like to vlc be the default media player in youtube thanks in advance

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That is not possible. You can only use the video player that YouTube offers and that can be a Flash based player or an HTML5 media player, but not a plugin like VLC.

You can use an extension to switch between the Flash player and the HTML5 media player on the YouTube website.

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Follow the link https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/vlc-youtube-shortcut/

Question owner

i know about it, i dont want the external player through popup but vlc plugin to replace the flash media player thanks

i know about it, i dont want the external player through popup but vlc plugin to replace the flash media player thanks
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Chosen Solution

That is not possible. You can only use the video player that YouTube offers and that can be a Flash based player or an HTML5 media player, but not a plugin like VLC.

You can use an extension to switch between the Flash player and the HTML5 media player on the YouTube website.

That is not possible. You can only use the video player that YouTube offers and that can be a Flash based player or an HTML5 media player, but not a plugin like VLC. You can use an extension to switch between the Flash player and the HTML5 media player on the YouTube website. *https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/youtube-flash-video-player/ *https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/flash-control/

Question owner

did a refresh from troubleshooting setting page, installed https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/youtube-flash-video-player/ seems ok now, thanks a lot

did a refresh from troubleshooting setting page, installed https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/youtube-flash-video-player/ seems ok now, thanks a lot