How to Stream 4k Video on VLC Media Player

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Streaming 4K (Ultra High Definition) videos on VLC player is now possible, allowing you to enjoy the highest resolution video quality available. There has been a recent surge in the amount 4k video files online and from cellphone cameras.

Many people have asked whether it is possible to play 4k content using the popular open-source media player, VLC. Thankfully, the answer is yes – VLC can play 4k videos or higher, as long as you have the necessary hardware set up on your computer.

This includes a modern GPU that can handle high-resolution playback along with ample system RAM and CPU capacity. Without these components, trying to watch a 4k video on VLC can be less than ideal. Ultimately, it’s up to individual users to determine if their systems are capable of playing 4k video smoothly in VLC player.

  1. Download and install the latest version of VLC player on your computer.
  2. Connect your 4K device to your computer using a HDMI cable.
  3. Open VLC player and click on the “Media” tab at the top of the screen.
  4. Select “Open Network Stream” from the drop down menu.
  5. Enter the IP address of your 4K device in the “Please enter a network URL” field.
  6. Click on the “Play” button to start streaming the 4K video.
  7. To adjust the video settings, click on the “Tools” tab and select “Preferences”.
  8. Go to the “Video” tab and select “Output”.
  9. Change the “Output” to “DirectX
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