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VLC Playlist Parsers 348 comments

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Sep 05 2017
And I forgot to say I use the version 3.0.8 of VLC haha - Apr 11 2020
The second step 3 should be step 3.5, sorry. - Apr 11 2020
Here's a CLEAR explanation of how it worked for me on Mac OS High Sierra :

1) Go in the Application folder.

2) Right click on the VLC app and select « Show Package Contents ».

3) Go to Contents > MacOS > share > lua > playlist.

3) For security, copy the file « youtube.luac » and paste it in a backup folder on your desktop.

4) Delete the original file « youtube.luac » located in the « playlist » folder (path in step 1-2-3).

5) Download and place the file « youtube.lua » in the « playlist » folder by entering the following link in your search bar and pressing « cmd + s » once you see the long text : https://raw.githubusercontent.com/videolan/vlc/master/share/lua/playlist/youtube.lua

5.5) Make sure that it’s saved as « youtube.lua « and not « youtube.lua.txt ».

6) Download and place the file « 149909-playlist_youtube-vlc3patch.lua » in the « playlist » folder by clicking on « Download ZIP » here : https://gist.github.com/seraku24/db42e0e418b2252f2136d2d7f1656be5

7) Open VLC.

8) Go to File > Open File (or press « cmd + O »).

9) Paste the link of a YouTube Playlist that is either « Public » or « Unlisted » (Private doesn’t work).

10) Press the key « Enter » or « Return » (or click on « Open »).

Now everything should work properly with the following limits :

- A maximum of 200 videos can be loaded.
- Random playback skip a lot of videos without playing them at all.

If nothing works at all, quit VLC, delete the new files you added and put back the « youtube.luac » file in the playlist folder.

Since the Shuffle option of Youtube is broken, I wanted to use the Random Playback of VLC. But unfortunately, as I mentioned it before, this solution isn’t working.

Damn.

All the efforts just to face another wall…
I hope someone find a workaround… - Apr 11 2020