How to stream videos from your Seedbox using VLC

In this tutorial, we will teach you how to stream videos via one of the most popular and powerful video players available – VLC. If you want to learn more about this hack or others, check out our newest VLC Hacks article.

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Step 1

The first thing to do is to go to this web location and download VLC Media Player.

Step 2

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Step 3

2) Enter your FTP address in the favorite browser web address box using this format: ftp://user:yourseedboxpassword@seedboxipaddress:21 to browse to your video files.
* Your FTP credentials are provided in your Seedbox credentials welcome email.
Photo by VLC

Step 4

After you successfully log in into your Seedbox FTP via the web browser, locate video file you want to stream and then right-click it and choose Copy link Address.

Step 5

Paste the copied link added into the Network URL field in the VLC player. After that click on Stream > Play and wait for the video to play.

Photo by VLC

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About author Diego Asturias

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Diego Asturias is a tech journalist who translates complex tech jargon into engaging content. He has a degree in Internetworking Tech from Washington DC, US, and tech certifications from Cisco, McAfee, and Wireshark. He has hands-on experience working in Latin America, South Korea, and West Africa. He has been featured in SiliconANGLE Media, Cloudbric, Pcwdld, Hackernoon, ITT Systems, SecurityGladiators, Rapidseedbox, and more.

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