Youtube playlist

VLC Playlist Parsers

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Description:

Import a youtube video / playlist into VLC.


INSTALLATION:
- click on the download button below
- when the file appears click on the menu file > save as... of your browser
- put the file in the vlc /lua/playlist folder, by default:
* Windows (all users): %ProgramFiles%VideoLANVLCluaplaylist
* Windows (current user): %APPDATA%vlcluaplaylist
* Linux (all users): /usr/lib/vlc/lua/playlist/
* Linux (current user): ~/.local/share/vlc/lua/playlist/
* Mac OS X (all users): /Applications/VLC.app/Contents/MacOS/share/lua/playlist/
(create directories if they don't exist)
/! Some browser (Chrome...) may change the file extension for ".txt" instead of ".lua", so make sure you choose "All extensions" in the dialog box when you save the file on your computer.

USAGE:
- Copy the URL of the youtube video or playlist (must contain "list=PL...")
- Start VLC, press Ctrl+N, paste the url then click on "Play" (or Alt+P then Enter), the video /playlist should start

Troubleshooting:
/! Follow this steps if and only if you have already install the script and it doesn't work..
/! for the actual script see the "download" button (playlist_youtube.lua) below.
If the videos list appears in the Vlc "playlist" view but the videos won't start, follow this steps:
1) delete the file "youtube.luac" in [vlc directory]/lua/playlist directory (ex: c:Program FilesVideoLANVLCluaplaylistyoutube.luac)
2) get the latest version of thr "youtube" script from here:
https://raw.githubusercontent.com/videolan/vlc/master/share/lua/playlist/youtube.lua
3) place the file in the directory [vlc directory]/lua/playlist (where "youtube.luac" was)

/!/!/! Please do not paste your raw error log here, use a pastebin service like pastebin.com.
Last changelog:

4 years ago

- display clean video title and thumbnail
- Add support for playlist with 100+ videos
- fix change in youtube playslists

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plgx

4 days ago

10 10 the best
It actually works! It took a good half a minute, but I'm glad it does work!

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asafe

6 days ago

I had to add the code
and string.match(vlc.path, "action_get_list") == nil
to the end of the file 149909-playlist_youtube.lua and it worked.

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znep666

9 days ago

10 10 the best

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znep666

11 days ago

Hello,

Worked perfectly for some time but since a few weeks the addon skips items in a playlist. Example: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLWlTX25IDqIzOkUyiEAIaN67YrKi5yEIN. The first three songs briefly show with their picture in the media information part of the playlist GUI but VLC immediately jumps to the next one and then starts playing the fourth. Same happens for most of the playlists which were working 100% OK a few weeks back.

My version is the addon + fix from hackpro.

Can someone please confirm and have a look whats causing this? Many Thanks!

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znep666

11 days ago

Ok found it - requires the very latest youtube.lua listed above under "Troubleshooting". Now everything works again!

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vedarn

1 month ago

I think there is some issue either with the parser or VLC itself. It is related with videos which have underscore in their ID, the cannot be played with VLC using this extension. This one for example - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQPj4_YNKCg

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vishvas

1 month ago

Created a MOD for general convenience - https://addons.videolan.org/p/1344170/

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vishvas

1 month ago

The addon with the fix by hackpro (comment below) - https://raw.githubusercontent.com/vvasuki/vlc-addons/master/lua-addons/playlist_youtube.luac . Can EXEBETCHE update this please and link to github?

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pqekypk2

1 month ago

Hello, i do all the steps but still not working
VLC for windows 1.0.8
64 bits

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brsyv

3 months ago

10 10 the best

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thweiss

3 months ago

The Addon "Youtube Playlist" works with "Hackpro" Code-Correction in line 44, downstairs in the older Comments.
Successful Tests with the following Examples:
- Windows 10: VLC-Player Version 3.0.8 (64-Bit), no success with 3.0.7.1 (3-/64-Bit)
- Windows 7: VLC-Player Version 3.0.7.1 (32-Bit)

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rsod

3 months ago

The only one problem with this plugin: it does not works

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wu-wei

3 months ago

10 10 the best In VLC 3.0.7.1 I have to use the fix of hackpro and to add at the end of line 44 the following validation

and string.match(vlc.path, "action_get_list") == nil

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japaalnev

3 months ago

10 10 the best

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quickfix41

4 months ago

1 doesn't work under linux after trying variations of all paths as well as the alleged fix

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hamza-mostakim

4 months ago

9 9 excellent

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hamza-mostakim

4 months ago

please bro tell me how I can play this playlist in the vlc ♥

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLhtniAKD4zahga29B-6XsxhZFucCccdgE

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hamza-mostakim

4 months ago

Ok Ok bro I play it Thank you ❤️

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thecrazymax

4 months ago

I merged it with my main youtube.lua file and made it take the current videoId into account (to start at the correct index in the playlist),
and now it works perfectly (Windows 10 64 bits VLC 3.0.8).
See my gist here: https://gist.github.com/TheCrazyMax/5fe04f4ca2e53ed36ac500bdfd90cce4

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pftr

2 months ago

works perfectly. win 10. vlc 3.0.7.1 thank u

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rsod

3 months ago

sadly this script does not works either

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kuka

4 months ago

Work, but only grab the first Video... Can it grab the all list?

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kuka

4 months ago

Work and catch all list, but i need to delete the old playlist_youtube.lua and paste this new youtube.lua. Thanks, thats great.

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dokisame

4 months ago

Something else I wanna ask: Is there anyway for it to work for a playlist link like this?
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=UUoOjTxz-u5zU0W38zMkQIFw

It just shows blank screen for this type. The common type that start with playlist?list=PL can be played normally now. Thank you.

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thecrazymax

4 months ago

(I added a condition in the probe function)

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4 years ago

- display clean video title and thumbnail
- Add support for playlist with 100+ videos
- fix change in youtube playslists

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10 the best It actually works! It took a good half a minute, but I'm glad it does work!
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10 the best
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10 the best
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10 the best In VLC 3.0.7.1 I have to use the fix of hackpro and to add at the end of line 44 the following validation and string.match(vlc.path, "action_get_list") == nil
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10 the best
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doesn't work under linux after trying variations of all paths as well as the alleged fix
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