VLC Media Player is a well-known and reputed video and audio player application for Windows. A few years ago, VLC developers also released this video player for Android and other devices. It can be side loaded on Firestick and Android TV box.
In this guide, I’ll show you a step-by-step tutorial install VLC media player on Firestick. It is a completely free media player from VideoLan Inc.. It supports all video formats and audio formats. You can even get the subtitles too. I use the VLC player on Firestick to view content from popular movie apps.
How do I install VLC Player on Firestick?
1: Open Firestick
Just plug in all the cables and turn on Firestick and your TV. Also connect your Firestick to a working Wi-Fi network. Once your device is connected to the internet, you will see this kind of user interface.
2: Go to the search option
With your Fire TV Remote, go to the Firestick search option. You can download millions of apps from the Amazon App Store.
3: Type “VLC”
Type in the search option “VLC” (without quotes) using your Fire TV Remote. You will see many recommendations, select with your Fire TV Remote VLC for Fire TV.
4: Select VLC Media Player
Here you can see the application VLC for Fire TV is available.
5: Select Download
Here you will see a “To download“Button. When you install it for the first time, you will see the”To get“option. Just select that to start the installation.
6: Wait …
Wait a few seconds. The application will be downloaded on your Firestick device. Downloading and installing can take up to 50 seconds.
7: Open the app
Congratulations! VLC Media Player is installed on your Firestick. Now select “OpenTo launch it on your Fire TV device.
8: Select a file and play
That’s all, VLC is installed on Firestick. Now you can play all video and audio files on Firestick.
VLC Media Player is a versatile application for audio and video players. It can play all kinds of audio and video codecs from your device and online. Just select any file you want to play and choose VLC as the media player application. Enjoy your favorite movies, TV shows, videos and listen to your favorite songs and music.