How to record a video stream with VLC on kodi.

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Kodi is without a doubt one of the most powerful multimedia software packages on the Internet. It is easy to use and the features at your disposal are enormous.

Kodi does a great job of audio and video playback. However, if you prefer VLC Media Player, you can use it to watch almost all of your Kodi content.

The read redirect process is very simple, and once configured, you can choose which drive to use. You can use Kodi to choose what to play, then take advantage of all the features offered by VLC.

The following steps will show you how to use external players in Kodi. In our example, we will configure the external VLC player. You can use another media player of your choice and for any video file extension.

Before any configuration, you must make sure that your external player is installed and ready to launch multimedia files. You must locate the path of the software application executable file and all of the command line parameters necessary to open a file.

How to record a video stream with VLC on kodi.

All Kodi external players are configured in a single file called playercorefactory.xml. By default, the playercorefactory.xml file does not exist and you must create one to open this functionality. This file must be created in the Kodi userdata folder. To get there, go to the following path:

Kodi on Windows

On Windows, enter the following command in the Cortana box located at the bottom left of your screen and press Enter: % APPDATA% kodi userdata

You must first download the playercorefactory.xml script from from here. Copy it to the Kodi folder at the address: % APPDATA% kodi userdata

How to record a video stream with VLC on kodi.

Playercorefactory.xml file for Windows








C:Program FilesVideoLANVLCvlc.exe

"{1}" --no-embedded-video

true

true

none





C:Program FilesMPC-HCmpc-hc64.exe

true

true

none











Kodi on a Mac

You must first download the playercorefactory.xml script from from here