- Then let’s see VLC Remote setup process for Linux users. VLC Mobile Remote Setup with VMR Connect VMR Connect is our server-cum-helper app for Windows & Mac computers, which sets-up VLC Player for remote control and helps the mobile app to control your computer. Download VMR Connect to your PC or Mac, then install it by following on screen.
- Set up VLC for the VLC Remote NB: It is much easier to do this setup with the Setup Helper. The manual instructions are for anyone who doesn't have Mac OS 10.5 (Leopard) or later installed, or who is geeky enough to want to do things manually! These instructions are based on VLC 2.0. If you have VLC 2.1 or later, then please click here.
- Prerequisites: To follow along with our guide, you will of course need the VLC media player installed on a Mac, PC or your Apple TV. The other side of the equation is the VLC Remote app, which runs on iPhones and iPads. Setting up VLC for remote control. For Windows and Mac OS X, we recommend installing the VLC Remote Setup Helper, which you can grab from the developer’s website.
Devices and Mac OS X version
Set up VLC for the VLC Remote - Windows. NB: It is much easier to do this setup with the Setup Helper. NB: These setup instructions are for VLC 2.1 or later. If you are using an earlier version of VLC, then please click here. Back to setup main page. A) Enable the HTTP Interface. Open the VLC settings; VLC Menu/Tools/Preferences.
VLC media player requires Mac OS X 10.7.5 or later. It runs on any 64bit Intel-based Mac. Previous devices are supported by older releases.
Note that the first generation of Intel-based Macs equipped with Core Solo or Core Duo processors is no longer supported. Please use version 2.0.10 linked below.
Web browser plugin for Mac OS X
Support for NPAPI plugins was removed from all modern web browsers, so VLC's plugin is no longer maintained. The last version is 3.0.4 and can be found here. It will not receive any further updates.
Older versions of Mac OS X and VLC media player
We provide older releases for users who wish to deploy our software on legacy releases of Mac OS X. You can find recommendations for the respective operating system version below. Note that support ended for all releases listed below and hence they won't receive any further updates.
Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
Use VLC 2.2.8. Get it here.
Vlc Remote For Mac
Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard
Use VLC 2.0.10. Get it for PowerPC or 32bit Intel.
Vlc Remote For Pc
Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger
Mac OS X 10.4.7 or later is required
Use VLC 0.9.10. Get it for PowerPC or Intel.
Mac OS X 10.3 Panther
QuickTime 6.5.2 or later is required
Use VLC 0.8.6i. Get it for PowerPC.
Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar
Use VLC 0.8.4a. Get it for PowerPC.
Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah and 10.1 Puma
Use VLC 0.7.0. Get it for PowerPC.
VLC Mobile Remote app not only works as a remote controller for VLC Media Player on your PC or Mac, it also powerful enough to work as a remote controller for your computer’s mouse, keyboard, browser(Chrome, Firefox or any), etc. First let’s go through VLC Mobile Remote setup process with VMR Connect, which allows you to enjoy all the features in the app. Then let’s see VLC Remote setup process for Linux users.
VLC Mobile Remote Setup with VMR Connect
VMR Connect is our server-cum-helper app for Windows & Mac computers, which sets-up VLC Player for remote control and helps the mobile app to control your computer. Download VMR Connect to your PC or Mac, then install it by following on screen instructions. After installation, make sure your phone and computer on same network/WiFi, then open the VLC Mobile Remote app on your phone. As soon as you open the app, it will detect and allows you to connect to your computer. Once connected by tapping your computer name, you can control your PC or Mac.
Video was recorded on Mac Computer, however instructions are similar for Windows computers.
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VLC setup process for Linux computers
Unfortunately we yet to build VMR Connect for Linux, however you can still use our app with Linux computers but only as a VLC Remote controller. To do that, open the app to ‘Computers’ page & tap ‘Setup Wizard’. In the next page, select ‘Linux’ as your computer OS. Then follow the instructions in the app to setup VLC. Once the setup is done, open VLC Media player on your computer & tap ‘Auto Connect’ in the app, it will detect your computer & connects to it. For detailed instructions check out SimpleHelp.net
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Watch setup instructions & demo video
Following the instructions shown in the video, you can use our app only as VLC Remote on Windows & Mac systems.