How to Watch VLC Media Player on Samsung Smart TV

App SupportNo
AirPlay SupportYes [App Store]
Cast SupportYes [Play Store]

VLC Media Player is one of the most versatile and popular media players across the world. You can play video, audio, and any other multimedia file formats with ease. This is an open-source, cross-platform tool and you can use it for free of cost. Also, you will not be annoyed with any interrupting ads. It is best known for offering a user-friendly interface with numerous features.

Since the VLC Media Player is unavailable for Samsung Smart TVs with Tizen OS, you cannot install the app on your TV. However, you can cast or AirPlay the app from your smartphone to your Samsung TV.

How to AirPlay VLC on Samsung Smart TV

  1. Launch the VLC Media Player on your iPhone or iPad. You can install the app from the App Store on your device
  2. Connect your TV and iPhone/iPad to the same WiFi.
  3. Play the content and hit the Cast icon on the media playback.
  4. Tap the AirPlay or Bluetooth option under Select a casting device.
  5. Choose your TV from the available devices.
  6. Now, the content you play on the VLC Media player will start to AirPlay on your TV from your smartphone.
Click on AirPlay option in VLC app

How to Cast VLC on Samsung Smart TV

  1. Launch the VLC Media Player app on your smartphone. If you haven’t installed the app, get it from the Google Play Store.
  2. Connect your Smart TV and Android smartphone to the same WiFi.
  3. Hit the Cast icon on the top right corner of the app.
  4. Tap the Casting Devices option under Select a casting device.
  5. Choose your TV name from the list.
  6. Now, play the required content on the VLC Media Player and watch it on the TV screen.
Click on Casting Devices option option


1. Is the VLC media player free?

Yes, the VLC media player app is completely free to use.