How to Play Disney Plus Videos on VLC Media Player

If you are looking for a free and versatile video player which also supports selecting audio tracks and subtitles, VLC Media Player may be your ideal choice. As a hugely popular yet free media player, VLC supports almost all file formats without the need to download additional codecs. As a result, you can optimize video and audio playback for your chosen device, and play streaming videos like Disney Plus videos as you need.

Play Disney Plus on VLC Media Player

Streaming media videos has their own limitations. For example, you can play it freely on browsers and mobile devices, but some streaming media only support downloading within the corresponding app, and these downloaded contents cannot be played on other players. Disney Plus subscribers have access to unlimited downloads of shows and movies on the Disney Plus app to watch offline later on up to 10 mobile or tablet devices, with no constraints on the number of times a title can be downloaded per year. Then the problem arises, “Can we play Disney Plus videos on VLC Media Player?

In the following, we will list two different ways to play Disney Plus videos on VLC Media Player. For example, if you have a stable and fast network, you can copy the video link from Disney Plus to VLC Media Player for playback. If you want to play Disney Plus videos on VLC Media Player offline, you can download the videos to MP4 or MKV format offline through a third-party Disney Plus video downloader program – Kigo DisneyPlus Video Downloader and play them on VLC easily. Here we highly recommend method 2 of offline playback.

Method 1. Use Disney Plus Video Link to Play on VLC

Firstly, open your VLC Media Player on your computer.

Next, go to Menu – Media, and choose “Open Network Streams…” of the drop-down list.

And then copy your Disney Plus video link into the new popup window (Open Media).

Open Disney Plus videos with its link

Finally, click "Play" to start your watching.

Download Disney Plus Video Offline and Play on VLC Media Player

Offline playing allows players to continue playing in situations, in which network connection is not reliable and players can lose connection from time to time. That is why the method to download Disney Plus movies or TV shows offline and then play the downloaded videos on VLC Media Player is recommended. Once you download the video, you can play it anytime and anywhere without worrying about which day the video will be removed for copyright reasons or other reasons. You can play it anytime without worrying about the streaming service's own download restrictions.

Kigo DisneyPlus Video Downloader performs well in downloading various video contents from Disney Plus to PC and then playing them directly on VLC Media Player. You can easily download movies or TV series from Disney Plus and save them to HD MP4 or MKV format with audio track and subtitle kept with the help of Kigo Disney Plus Video Downloader.

Kigo Disney+ Video Downloader
  • Download movies, and TV shows including original series from Disney Plus.
  • Save Disney+ videos to MP4 / MKV format.
  • Select some or the whole audio tracks and subtitles to keep.
  • Download Disney+ HD videos.
  • Support 5.1 audio kept.
  • Save up to 75% time compared to screen recording type programs.
  • Fast speed and easy to operate.

Part 1. Steps to Download Disney Plus Videos to MP4 / MKV Offline

Step 1. Output Video Format and Video Quality Settings.

From the above download button, click to install and launch the video downloader on your PC. Tap on the Settings tab to set the output video format (MP4 or MKV), video quality (High, Medium, and Low), and so on. And you can also set the download video quality, audio type, subtitle language, output folder, and more as you need. Since version 1.0.3 or later, users can also set the video codec between H.264 and H.265.

download settings

Step 2. Search and Add Videos from Disney Plus to Kigo.

Here you can input the movie title or the TV show name to search and then add to download. You can also copy the video link or drag the video link to Kigo. It can also automatically recognize the video address of the clipboard and search it on the program. After you log in with your Disney Plus account, the search results will list on the program.

Add Disney Plus videos

Please note that Kigo DisneyPlus Video Downloader will not take any information out of your account. More declaimer about privacy. And KigoSoft strictly complies with the US Copyright Regulations.

Step 3. Select Videos and Set with More Details.

After the video lists on Kigo, if it is a TV show, you need to select the season and the episode. And then click "Advanced Download" to choose the audio track and subtitles in the bottom left corner. If you try to download a movie, please click advanced icon to open the "Advanced Download" window.

Advanced download settings

Step 4. Start to Download Disney Plus Videos Offline.

After you choose the audio track and subtitle, you can click the "Download" button to start.

Downloading Disney+ videos

Part 2. Play Downloaded Disney Plus Videos on VLC

After the downloading, you can click "Library" - "Folder icon" to locate and find the downloaded Disney Plus videos directly. And right-click to open the videos with VLC Media Player. This is the easiest way. Or you can open your VLC Media Player on your PC, and go to Menu - Media - "Open File..." to play the videos directly.


There are so many benefits that you download Disney Plus videos and play them offline. With the help of Kigo Disney Plus Plus Video Downloader, it makes downloading extremely easy. You can use it to download videos and play them anywhere you like.

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