Toronto Mike

Subscribing to Podcasts Using VLC Media Player

I'll bet you already have the VLC media player installed but had no idea you can use it to manage podcasts. VLC does indeed have an integrated podcast-subscribing feature.

To access this feature, open VLC, click the View menu, and select Playlist. Click the + button beside "Podcasts" under "Internet".


Simply paste the podcast URL into the window. For my podcast, it would be


You can now double-click an episode in the right pane to play it. There's not a lot of features, you'll just be able to stream episodes, but it's lightweight and handy.

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