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mplayer command line video cropping

I am trying to crop a video using mplayer command. mplayer -vf crop=672:570:8:6 golf.mp4 This command gives me the preview of the video(golf.mp4) with cropped ratio but i am not sure how to save/ ...
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rpmfusion error for installing mplayer

I am trying to install mplayer and geckoplayer (using CentOS 7) for firefox, as I wanted to play videos on 360training and QuickTime isn't available for linux. While trying to install from rpmfusion ...
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Monitor doesn't power down in Linux when mpv/mplayer are open, but paused

I'm running the i3 window manager and use xautolock + i3lock to lock my screen with the following: xautolock -locker /usr/bin/i3lock -time 20 Normally, my monitor will go into power saving mode as ...
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Save mplayer output to file when using libcaca backend

I want to play a video using mplayer -vo caca and then save the resulting video to a file. Is there a way to take that output and save it, or is there another program I can use to get the same ...
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How to control mplayer/vlc (under Debian) via lirc from Android

I installed lirc, and stared it with systemctl lirc start. Edited the /etc/lirc/hardware.conf as follows, and added ~/.lircrc and ~/.lirc/mplayer as follows. Installed several LIRC clients for Android ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 MPlayer subtitle off

Error message .config # Write your default config options here! -noautosub .avi=1 -nosub .avi=1 -noautosub .mp4=1 -nosub .mp4=1 SMPLAYER error message Tr0uble.avi Option -noautosub needs a ...
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Set FPS stored in header (without changing the actual stream) in an MPEG-4 video

I have an MPEG-4 file where mplayer reports the video FPS value is invalid: VIDEO: [H264] 1280x720 24bpp -nan fps 893.4 kbps (109.1 kbyte/s) (note the -nan value). I can play this file ...
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Can I derive the mp3-filepath from SMPlayer-portable?

I wonder: when playing e.g. an mp3 file in SMPlayer-portable version, can I derive one way or another the path of that file currently being played in SMPlayer? I am building some macro's that need ...
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mplayer - Scale video to window size

When I open a video with mplayer2 it "scales" to my window size. E.g. The original being 720p. When I open the same file with mplayer it displays the video in its default resolution it seems, only ...
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No sound in mplayer - A_OPUS codec

mplayer2 fails to play the sound of some .mkv files. I installed vlc and it is able to play with sound. mplayer2 output: MPlayer2 2.0-728-g2c378c7-4+b1 (C) 2000-2012 MPlayer Team Playing Invisible ...
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How to set large, 3 minute, audio delay in video MPlayer?

I have a video where sound lags about 3 minutes behind video. I tried both MPlayer and VLC to play it. MPlayer refuses to start with error message: The delay option must be <= 100.000000: 180. ...
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nvidia and mplayer: “[VD_FFMPEG] DRI failure.”

I've been getting this error message every time I run mplayer, no matter what video rendering method I choose. I've tried vdpau, xv, and gl. I thought maybe mplayer is reverting to software rendering. ...
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Video transitions and filters - how to create custom ones?

I am wondering if there is a possibility to do custom video transitions or filters. Like the video spiraling out, little squares appearing, circling out or something like that. Adding a semi ...
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Why is VLC slower than MPV/MPlayer?

Every time I try to seek a local video with VLC, there is a noticable lag, as opposed to MPlayer/MPV, no matter what "ultrafast" x264 presets or loop filter skipping is used. What's the fundamental ...
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How do I dump all entries in a playlist with MPlayer?

I can play all the elements in a playlist using mplayer -playlist file.m3u but when I dump the stream using mplayer -dumpfile file.ts -dumpstream -playlist file.m3u file.ts will only contain the ...
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Unable to seek FLV video

I can not seek flv video downloaded by rtmpsuck. Tried MPlayer2 2.0-728-g2c378c7 and vlc (2.1.2-0-ga4c4876). $ mplayer2 video.flv MPlayer2 2.0-728-g2c378c7 (C) 2000-2012 MPlayer Team Playing ...
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Get mplayer to display current time in hours and minutes

By default mplayer displays the current location in the video in seconds, which is less than useless. Example: A:4086.2 V:4086.2 A-V: 0.000 ct: 0.039 0/ 0 17% 2% 2.1% 3 0 ^--------^----- ...
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What does the at symbol (@) with IPs mean in ffmpeg and vlc?

In vlc, ffmpeg, and mplayer, I see some docs and forum posts that start an IP with an at symbol, e.g., udp://@239.192.1.31:1234. Other times, I see it used to replace localhost, e.g. rtp://@:8005. ...
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MPlayer grabs grey image from MTS video

I need to grab a frame from the MTS file at a specified interval of time by the MPlayer. When I use the -ss parameter I get the grey image with random gray squares: mplayer.exe -frames 1 -ss 3 -vo ...
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How to play CineForm RAW files with MPlayer?

The default MPlayer package doesn't allow me to play CineForm RAW files. Can you suggest me a binary codec that can extend the MPlayer's functionality?
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MPlayer halts when I exit the SSH session in Linux

I want to launch MPlayer via SSH and let it run (I’m a radio fan). For this I SSH to my remote machine (a Cubietruck running LUbuntu) and I issue the following command: screen mplayer -playlist ...
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Why does MPlayer OSX Extended generate fontconfig on my desktop?

I use MPlayer OSX Extended as my primary video player. However, every time I play a video, a fontconfig folder appears on my desktop containing a few random .cache-3 files. Deleting this folder will ...
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MPEG-TS playback with MPlayer: current timestamp and duration are wrong

Recently I have been playing a lot of MPEG-TS videos on MPlayer. The sources of the videos are unclear to me, so I have no idea of with which software these TS videos were created. The problem is ...
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Unable to install vlc and mplayer after update on fedora 18

I just updated fedora 18 using # yum update Then if I try # rpm -ivh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm I get, Retrieving ...
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Getting session of an opened process using SSH

Let me explain my question using an example. Suppose i am playing a song in terminal using mplayer command. It will start playing and i can see the playback statistics. Is there any way to get that ...
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How to cycle OSD mode with mplayer?

I would like to turn off all OSD in mplayer from the command line, but can't find any way other than pressing the "o" key. I don't want to use a scripted fifo on the headless machine and hope some ...
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How to sync two looping videos with mplayer and upd?

I am trying to sync two instances of mplayer with -upd-master and -udp-slave, and notice that the slave staggers for about a second when the master begins the loop anew. I am running debian 7.1 with ...
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Take a screenshot in mplayer2 and upload it to an image sharing site in one keypress

I have a bash script that uploads screenshots to imgur. I want mplayer to take a screenshot, and then upload it with the bash script, and all that in a single keypress. Is there a way to queue taking ...
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Saving Live Video received through Netcat

I'm using the following command to stream a video which I receive through Netcat. nc -l -p 5001 | mplayer -fps 31 -cache 1024 - (On Windows CMD) This command opens the MPlayer and plays the live ...
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Tell mplayer to keep listening to audio stream that pauses

I am using mplayer to stream audio coming from an MPD instance that is configured to output via HTTP: mplayer http://<stream-URL>:<port> The stream is controlled by an MPD client ...
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How to keep source frame rate with mencoder/ffmpeg?

I would like to crop and rotate a video, and then encode it to mp4 or mkv. mencoder video.mp4 -vf rotate=1,crop=720:1280:0:0 -oac pcm -ovc x264 -x264encopts ...
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Echo cancel and noise reduction - how to use WebRTC echo cancel engine with VLC, Gstreamer, Mplayer, FFmpeg?

How to use WebRTC echo cancel with VLC, Gstreamer, Mplayer, FFmpeg? e.g: vlc alsa://plughw:0,0 gst-launch-0.10 alsasrc device=hw:0 ! autoaudiosink arecord -D hw:0 -r 44100 -c 2 -f S16_LE | aplay ...
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Is it possible to delete an MP3 file currently played in mplayer?

I would like to remove an MP3 file that is currently being played back in mplayer. If possible I would like to do it with an mplayer command. So that I don't have to quit mplayer and delete this file ...
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how to pipe output with double quotes

i want to pipe a URL to mplayer. but can't see how to encapsulate 1st output with double quotes (otherwise mplayer errors out) this is wrong youtube-dl.exe -g ...
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FLV video has no sound, when played with mplayer, VLC refuses to play it at all

I have downloaded this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpznCSeqMxw as a flv file. When I now try to play it, mplayer says Audio: no sound and shows the video, but no sound (which is, why I ...
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How to change pitch of music in mplayer?

How to change the pitch of the sound file mplayer? I want to make my music sound lower, but not change the speed.
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Which multimedia container format is the most suited for storing/streaming uncompressed audio + video?

I want to pipe uncompressed audio+video from one process to another. It means it should be packed into some container. Which one is the best suited for the task? I tried ffmpeg -i ... -vcodec ...
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save caca (ascii video) to an mp4 video [closed]

No problems viewing a caca file from mplayer (mplayer -vo caca), and it's also possible view the video file as caca with ffmpeg (fmpeg -i file.mp4 -f caca -pix_fmt rgb24 outputfile.mp4), but neither ...
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How to disable subtitles?

When I play videos in mplayer it sometimes shows subtitles. How can I turn them off? And can I change mplayer.conf so they are off by default?
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mplayer on windows loading input.conf

I have a copy of mplayer.exe for windows, version Sherpya-SVN-r30369-4.2.5. mplayer makes a directory mplayer within which is a single file, config. I have put options in here for video output and ...
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Playing all files in a directory with MPlayer for Windows

Using: mplayer "path\to\media\*.*" doesn't work with MPlayer for Windows. How do I play all files in a directory?
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Inverse characters in MPlayer + aalib

I've noticed that the 'aalib' or 'aa' video output plugin for MPlayer does something it didn't do before: it uses inverse characters for display (black text over white background). I've tried several ...
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Video output options of the CLI players?

Just thought I'd jot this down while I have the problem: On a computer that apparently has a problem with having X11 use graphics acceleration, I experience (understandably) problems playing video ...
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How do I create a streamable and seekable MP4?

I want to create an MP4 that supports seeking and streaming. DASH appears to be what I want except that the segment seek points are stored in an external file (the MPD) which doesn't work for my ...
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Watching video with mplayer without extra terminal window?

I'm trying to watch a video in mplayer, however when I run the command: mplayer video.flv the terminal window remains open and another window for the video opens. Is there a way I can run the ...
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Trimming videos - quicktime vs. mplayer/ffmpeg stack

I have several mp4 video files (H.264, AAC) from which I want to trim a few seconds at the beginning and the end. I used Quicktime Player 7 and MPEG Streamclip for this. The generated files are a bit ...
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Can't type in CLI after running ffmpeg

I get a strange behaviour after running ffmpeg in console and piping its output to mplayer. After I close mplayer's window or I close ffmpeg with Ctrl+C sometimes I can't type anything in that console ...
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ALSA - no surround playback with mplayer

When I run: speaker-test -c6 ...everything is fine. I get 5.1 playback. However, when I run: mplayer -channels 6 "some video with 5.1 audio" no audio plays. Here is what appears in the ...
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How to seek only video with external audio in mplayer?

I have a separate video and audio file. The audio basically would cover only a part of the video. They differ greatly in length with the video being much longer. (My video is several hours long while ...
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Play .cda files with MPlayer

In Windows I have some files ripped from a compact disc. MediaInfo reports their codec as PCM and the file container format as CDDA (Compact Disc for Digital Audio). They can be played with Windows ...