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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

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