How to Set Up a VLC Player to Play Continuously

VLC is a free and open-source media player for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. VLC plays media files or playlists once by default, and then stops. If you want to play a video on repeat or listen to a song over and over, you can set up VLC to play continuously. VLC contains options that can repeat a single media file or an entire playlist in its preferences window. You can also enable continuous play temporarily by using a button on the VLC toolbar.

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How to Set Up a VLC Player to Play Continuously
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Click the “Tools” menu at the top of the VLC window and click “Preferences.”

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Click “All” under “Show Settings” at the bottom of the sidebar at the left side of the Preferences window.

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Click the “Playlist” category in the sidebar.

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Click the “Repeat All” or “Repeat Current Item” checkboxes under “General Playlist Behavior.”

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Click the “Save” button at the bottom of the Preferences window.