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Play or save online videos
VLC lets you download videos hosted by sites like YouTube. Simply copy the video’s web address, then go to VLC and choose ‘Convert/Save’ from the Media menu. Select the Network tab, click in the ‘Please enter a network URL’ field and press Ctrl+V to paste the video’s address. Click the down arrow on the button at the bottom and select ‘Convert/Save’, then click the button again. Click Convert and choose the desired video-file format from the Profile dropdown menu. Click Browse, select a destination, type a name for the saved video and click Start, and then wait for the video to download.