How to Run IPTV in VLC

By Tammy Clevenger

Use VideoLan’s VLC media player to stream and run IPTV, the IP-based television service, to view TV programs from around the world. Normally, IPTV is viewed with the media player on the IPTV website. However, using the newer versions of VLC, you can stream TV from IPTV through the VLC player if you properly configure the player. Download the free VLC player for any operating system from Videolan.org.

Step 1

Open the VLC media player.

Step 2

Click the “Media” button on the top navigation bar to show the File menu.

Step 3

Click the “Open Network Stream” option.

Step 4

Click the radio button next to the “HTTP/HTTPS/FTP/MMS” option and then type the following URL into the “URL” input box. http://avenard.org/iptv/playlist-tpg-vlc.m3u

Step 5

Click “OK.” The Avenard playlist opens in VLC and the channels list down the left panel.

Step 6

Click a channel in the left panel and then click the “Right” pointing arrow at the bottom of the viewing screen to play the channel.