How to associate media files to VLC
To change the program that opens a media file-
Right-click the file you want to open with VLC, and then click Properties.
On the General tab, click Change.
Click the name of the program (VLC) in which you want the file to open.
This change affects all files that have the same file name extension as the file you selected. For example, if you change the program that opens a .jpg file, all .jpg files will open in this program.
You can also change the program that opens a file by right-clicking the file, clicking Open With, and then clicking the program name.
If VLC is not displayed, click Browse to locate it on your hard drive.
Alternatively, you can just associate media files on install.