You can play YouTube videos outside YouTube using VLC media player. Below are the simple steps to watch YouTube video in VLC media player.
- Open VLC media player (make sure you have the updated one, else download)
- Go to VLC Menu -> Open Media -> click “Open Network …”
- Enter YouTube video URL and click on “Play” button
The video with high quality starts playing in VLC media player. You can not only play YouTube but also other videos on the internet directly in VLC media player.