Installing VLC Media Player from the Microsoft Store

Here is the process for installing VLC from the Microsoft Store.

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Installing VLC Media Player from the Microsoft Store

You can download and install the VLC from the official website on your Windows computer. But, do you know? You can also install VLC Media Player on your Windows PC from the Microsoft Store. You can also use the VLC UWP version on your Windows system.

The Microsoft Store version of VLC is a free, lightweight app that provides all the basic features of the desktop version, such as playing a wide range of media formats, subtitles, and customization options. Both the desktop and Microsoft Store versions are the same. When you download VLC from the Microsoft Store, you don’t need to go through the setup process and updates are provided by Microsoft Store.

Install VLC Media Player from the Microsoft Store

To install VLC from the Microsoft Store, you must run Windows 8/10/11. Here are the steps you can follow to download and install VLC Media Player on Windows:

1. Search for the Microsoft Store on the search bar and open it. Or, click the Microsoft Store icon on the taskbar to access the storefront.

Opening Microsof Store from the Windows Search

2. Once the Microsoft Store is open, on the search option, type VLC and press the Enter key.

Searching VLC on Microsoft Store

3. From the given results, select VLC and click the Install button. After that, wait for the installation process to complete.

4. Now you should have VLC Media Player successfully installed on your device from the Microsoft Store.

Installing VLC Media Player from Microsoft Store

5. After the installation process is complete. Click on Open to launch the VLC Media Player.

6. You can also open the VLC from the Windows search. For that, search VLC on the Search option and open it.

VLC Media Player Interface on Windows

Conclusion

That’s it; this is how you can install VLC Media Player from the Microsoft Store. However, if you have any problem playing videos using the VLC Media Player on the Windows operating system, then you can check out our guide on how to fix VLC not working on Windows to resolve it.

I hope you find this guide helpful. However, if you have any queries, please do not hesitate to write them in the comment section below. I will surely reply to you.

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