The appearance of numerous multimedia content streaming services has caused television to be relegated to the background. However, there is still a large number of users who prefer to watch their favorite programs through traditional DTT. In this article we explain how you can watch the DTT channels of our country, in a very comfortable way through the VLC multimedia player.
Advantages of watching DTT over the Internet with VLC
Using the VLC media player to play the main DTT channels in Spain has some very interesting advantages. The first of them is that we can see the content that is being broadcast on television anywhere, with the only condition that we have Internet access.
In this way you will be able to watch your favorite television programs without the need for an antenna cable . Another very interesting advantage is that you can take advantage of the capabilities offered by your Windows 10 computer to record your favorite shows in a very simple way. You can check our tutorial on how to record screen with Windows 10.
How to add DTT channels to VLC
The first step to be able to see DTT channels through VLC is to install this excellent multimedia player . You can download it for free from the official website of the VLC project. Once the download is complete, you just have to install the program like any other Windows 10 application.
Once you have the VLC multimedia player installed on your computer, the next step will be to add a list with all the URLs that point to the different DTT channels that exist in our country. Fortunately, the GitHub user has been in charge of compiling all these URLs, so that we will save most of the work.
Once you have accessed the list of channels compiled by LaQuay, you must download the necessary file to be able to import them to your VLC player. The best way is to download the .m3u8 file .
After having downloaded the necessary file, you can now proceed with importing its content to your VLC Media Player. To do so, you just need to go to the " Media " tab and select the " Open File " option . This will open a new window, in which you can select the file that you just downloaded in the previous step.
When you select single file, it will automatically start importing the channels to your VLC player. When finished, the first channel in the list will automatically start playing.
Now we have to learn to watch all the channels we have available, in order to select the clients we are to reproduce at all times. We can do this in two different ways.
The first way is to click on the " View " tab , and then select the " Playlist " option . By doing this, VLC will show a list with all the channels that we have available to select.
Another way we have to access this playlist is to use the " CTRL + L " key combination . This will open the list of available channels immediately, stop returning to the main playback window, we just have to press the combination "CTRL + L" again.
This is all you need to do to be able to enjoy all the Spanish DTT content through the VLC browser. We hope that the tutorial has been to your liking. Remember that you can share it on social networks so that it can reach more users who need it.