Set up VLC Streamer

It only takes a few steps to set up VLC Streamer

You should be able to enjoy streaming movies in just a few minutes...

1) Download the Helper

The helper will stream your movies to your iPhone or iPad


Latest version for Windows :

(requires Windows 7 or above)

Download VLC Streamer Helper

Latest version for Mac OS :

Download VLC Streamer Helper

(requires Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or above)

or see alternative versions (older versions, and versions for other operating systems)


2) Run the Helper

The setup Helper will install itself.

If you use the default firewall on your system, then the helper will configure that correctly.

If you use your own firewall application, then you'll need to make sure it allows VLC Streamer to communicate through the firewall

3) That's It!

By now, you should be able to see your computer in the VLC Streamer app on your iPhone/iPad/iPod'.

Tap on the computer and enjoy!

If you don't see your computer immediately, you can tap on the rescan button (bottom left of the screen) to re-scan the network

4) ...Not there yet?

We have a quick start video which shows you how to install the helper and get started:

Don't worry if things don't work out immediately.

There are a few simple things you can check, and detailed troubleshooting instructions at the troubleshooting page.