5 Best VLC Skins (How to Install Skins On VLC Media Player)

The VLC media player is one of the top media player software available out there. Packed with many amazing features like network streaming and media conversion, VLC media player is the best no doubt. If you search on the web regarding the reputation of this app, you will see people all over the world just love it.

5 Best VLC Skins

VLC supports most major operating systems like Windows, Mac, Ubuntu (Linux), Android, and iPhone. If you are using it on your computer, then you can customize the look of this software using VLC Skins. In this tutorial, I will show you how you can use skins in VLC Media Player properly. Just after the guide, I have shared my pick for the top 5 best skins for VLC Media Player.

How to Install Custom Skins In VLC Media Player

1. First, you need to download a skin from the official VLC website; download the one that you like most.

2. Now move the file that you just downloaded to any of these locations.

On Windows: “C:Program FilesVideoLANVLCskins”
On Linux/Unix: “~/.local/share/vlc/skins2”

3. Next, you must open the VLC Media Player App and Click on the Preferences option under the Tools menu.

Using Skins On VLC Media Player Step 1

4. Now, click on the Interface tab and select Use Custom Skin option.

Using Skins On VLC Media Player

5. Finally, you now have to choose the location of your desired skin file. Select the Choose button and select the file you just copied to that folder.

After doing the final step, click on save and exit VLC Media Player. The next time you open this app, you will see the custom look on your favorite media player. Below you can check my pick for best Skins for VLC Media Player.

VLC Media Player Skinned Version
VLC Media Player Skinned Version

Note: You can use Custom Themes on Windows Computers Only, Skins do not work on Mac OS.

Alternately you can search for “VLC Media Player Skinned” on your computer and open the skinned version. Here you can right-click on the VLC Windows and go to “Interface> Open Skin.” to change the skin.

changing vlc media player skin
changing VLC media player skin

5 Best Skins For VLC Media Player

1. eDark Vlc

2. Nice

3. Dalin Media Player

4. Askin

5. Blissta

Do share your thoughts about VLC Media Player Skins on The Comments Section Below.

FAQ

How do I install VLC skins?

1. First, you need to download a skin from the official VLC website; download the one that you like most.
2. Now move the file that you just downloaded to any of these locations.
On Windows: “C:Program FilesVideoLANVLCskins”
On Linux/Unix: “~/.local/share/vlc/skins2”
3. Next, you must open the VLC Media Player App and Click on the Preferences option under the Tools menu.
4. Now, click on the Interface tab and select Use Custom Skin option.
5. Finally, you now have to choose the location of your desired skin file. Select the Choose button and select the file you just copied to that folder.

Is VLC safe?

VLC media is 100% safe to download. It is better to download from an approved site to avoid any virus. Besides, VLC is protected from intended damages and comes with spyware to prevent any other type of mischievousness.

How do I change colors on VLC?

1. On your desktop, right-click anywhere and Nvidia Control Panel. If there is no such entry click the Windows-key, then type Nvidia Control Panel. Choose the option from the list of search results instead.
2. Then go to Video > Adjust Video Color Settings.
3. Next switch to “With the NVIDIA Settings” if the option is disabled.
4. Then switch to the Advanced tab.
5. Now, select Full (0-255) instead of Limited (16-235) in the Dynamic Range menu.
6. Finally, click on Apply to make the change.

What files can VLC play?


VLC can play audio and video into several different formats depending on the operating system.
Container formats: ASF, AVI, FLAC, FLV, Fraps, Matroska, MP4, MPJPEG, MPEG-2 (ES, MP3), Ogg, PS, PVA, QuickTime File Format, TS, WAV, WebM. 
Audio coding formats: AAC, AC-3, DV Audio, FLAC, MP3, Speex, Vorbis.