How to change language of interface in VLC player

VLC player is a free and open source media player that is available for almost every operating including mobile platform such as Windows, Apple Platforms (Mac OS X, iOS, Apple TV),  Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, Mint, openSUSE, Gentoo Linux, Fedora, Arch Linux, Slackware Linux, ALT Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Also it available for Android, Chrome OS, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Solaris, QNX, Syllable, and OS/2.

If you have downloaded the VLC player and accidentally installed it in its default language which is English then you definitely looking for an option to change the menu language in some other language such as Portuguese, British English, Espanol, Slovensky, Svenska, Turkish, Walloon, Russsian, Punjabi, Romana, Nepali, Hindi, Italiano, Tamil, Occitan, Bokmal, Polski, Nynorsk, Hrvatski, Catala, Cymraeg, Dansk, Nederlands, Suomi, Eesti keel, Euskara, Francais, Gaeilge, Gaidhilg, Galego, Deutsch, Bahasa Indonesia, Lietuvos and more…

So, if your question is How can I change the language in VLC player of Interface? Then, here is the answer, just follow the below-given steps…

  1. Run the VLC Media Player.
  2. Click on the Tools option given in the Menu bar of the VLC Media player.
  3. Select the Preference option. You can also use the keyboard shortcut CTRL+P to directly access the Preference option after running the VLC player.
  4. Under the Preference settings, click on the Interface icon.
  5. Now from the VLC interface settings, you will see menu languages.
  6. At the front of the Menu languages, the drop box appeared just click on that and select your native language from the list of the languages available in VLC media player.
  7. After selecting your language, click on the Save button given at the bottom of VLC.
  8. Now, restart the VLC Media player and you will see the language has been changed successfully.

VLC Media player language change screenshots:

Open the VLC player->Preference or directly use the shortcut key CTRL+P.

VLC media payer language change

Click on the Interface->Menu languages ->Drop down box -> select the languages-> Click on the Save button.

Chnage the language of VLC MEdia player