VLC Media Player is a program that can play media from the Internet. This guide will show you how to use VLC Media Player to listen to Internet radio.
Step 1. Open VLC
This is the most important step you must do.
Method 1 of 2: Make a Direct Connection
Step 1. Select the Media drop-down menu
Step 2. Select "Open Network"
Step 3. Enter the URL of the station in the address bar
Step 4. Select "Play"
Method 2 of 2: Navigate Stations
Step 1. Select the “Playlist” drop-down menu
Step 2. Look for “Additional Sources”
It should have an arrow on the side.
Step 3. There will be a list there of Internet streams of many things, like Internet TV
But in this case, we are looking for a radio station to listen to, so select the “Shoutcast Radio” listing.
Step 4. You should click on “Show Playlist” after this
A window will appear with three folders: Playlist, Media Library, and Shoutcast Radio. Select Shoutcast Radio.
Step 5. Browse through the list of genres, double click on the genre of your choice and the first station of the genre will start playing
Now you can search through all stations of a certain genre.