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Multimedia plug-in designed to integrate with your system and allow web browsers to play video and audio file formats that are not supported by default
The VLC Web Browser Plug-in is designed to integrate with your web browser in order to provide support for video file formats that cannot be handled by default. After the initial installation, the plug-in works in the background and does not require any additional user interaction.
Seamlessly integrates with your system and can be accessed by any installed web browser
The installation procedure for the VLC Web Browser Plug-in is reduced to just copying the .plugin file included in the archive to the /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/ folder. To streamline the procedure the VLC Web Browser Plug-in mounted volume also features an alias for the respective directory.
For the plug-in to take effect in a particular web browser, you must close and launch it again. In the Installed Plug-ins area of the browser, you will be able to see listed the VLC Web Browser Plug-in, together with all the supported video file formats.
Extend the capabilities of your default web browser when rendering videos
Even though you get to see the file extensions, description, and MIME type for all the video files that can be viewed with the help of the VLC Web Browser Plug-in, you do not have to tell the web browser to use the plug-in in each case.
However, some browsers security settings block plug-ins by default, so you might need to confirm that you trust a particular website to use the VLC Web Browser Plug-in. Note that you can usually revoke any permissions via the browser’s Preferences.
Simple to install plug-in for web browsers for playing unsupported online videos
To conclude, the VLC Web Browser Plug-in offers you the possibility to open various video file formats directly in a web browser, even if the formats are not supported by default. The plug-in integrates easily into your system and should work with any installed web browser.
VLC Web Browser Plug-in is part of these download collections: Video Plugins