How to Play M3U8 Streaming Files in VLC Media Player?

How to Play Streaming Video VLC Media Player with M3U8 Files?

Step 1. Free download VLC media player, install and launch it on your computer.

Step 2. Copy the .m3u8 streaming video link you want to play with M3U8 player VLC. For example:

http://5.196.138.6:1935/live/nrjbelgique/playlist.m3u8

Step 3. On the main interface of VLC, click on Media on the top left corner to choose “Open Network Stream…”

Step 4. Input the .m3u8 video link to the box and then hit Play at the right bottom. Then, VLC media player will parse the .m3u8 streaming link and play the video.

Playing .m3u8 file in VLC

Notice: In case that you need the way to find an .m3u8 playlist to play with M3U8 player VLC, you can do as follows:
1 - Open a video site on Chrome, find the video you want to extract the M3U8 URL and play it. Remember to skip the advertisement (if there any) before extracting.
1 - Right-click the video to click on Inspect to see the HTML interface.
3 - Click the small phone icon to choose your phone type > refresh the web page > choose Network > click the funnel icon > click Media > play your video > then there will pop up an.m3u8 link > just copy the link address.