Stream video files using VLC

Learn how to stream videos hosted in your Seedbox via VLC, one of most popular and powerful video players available.

Updated over a week ago


There are various ways to stream media files from your Seedbox to your favorite machine. Plex Media Server, Kodi are two of them.

In this article, we'll teach you how to do it via the well-known VLC Media Player.

Step 1

Download VLC Media Player and install it on your desktop.

Step 2

Open VLC media player and on the top menu click on Media > Open Network Stream

Step 3

Under services, select your server

Locate your HTTPS Web Access

Copy your URL and paste it into your favorite web browser and authenticate yourself
by typing the username and password as shown in HTTPS Web Access.

Step 4

After you successfully log into your Seedbox, you will see all the folders in your Seedbox. Most of your downloads will usually be in the Downloads folder.

Locate the media file you wish to stream, right-click on it, and Copy the link address to save the direct link to your clipboard.

Step 5

Paste the copied link into the Network URL field in VLC player and click Play.

Authenticate again using the same username and password you used in Step 3 and click OK.

Your video will now start loading and playing.

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