Questions tagged [mplayer]

A freeware, open-source, media player. Available for all major Operating Systems; Linux, UNIX-like systems, Windows, Mac OS X, OS/2, Syllable, AmigaOS, MorphOS and AROS Research Operating System.

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SMplayer: change background color of playlist

SMplayer has a number of skins built into it, this is my current one: The core issue here, is that no matter which skin I select, the playlist's background remains white, which is at high contract ...
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mplayer play multiple videos each with -audiofile

I have 10 videos from 01.mkv to 10.mkv and 10 matching external audio tracks. I want to run mplayer to play all videos consecutively, each with matching audio, e.g.: mplayer 01.mkv -audiofile 01.mka ...
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How to switch profiles in MPV depending on what system is used?

After reading documentation it's clear that I just need to write correct --profile-cond. But I can't understand how to check if Windows or X11 is used.
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Disable embedded art/cover on music playback in mplayer

folks. Recently I noticed, that console mplayer started to show embedded art/cover during music playback if there are some. Not it just produce a useless window, it will actually somehow heavily load ...
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How to disable mplayer keyboard controls?

I'd like to be able to start mplayer (fullscreen) and disable all its keyboard controls. I want to keep the video playing until the end with no interaction. I tried switches that looked relevant, but ...
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How to infinite loop every video I play as defaut on MPV player without having to press shift+L hotkey every single time?

I think the title is clear without filling the body. Every time I play new video the inf loop is gone and I need to press shift+L again each time. How to just make this my default setting. As far as I ...
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Mplayer slow to play network stream

I am using mplayer to play a network stream. It works quite well, but there is significant lag before starting up. For example, the following command takes about 5s to start playing. mplayer -loop 0 ...
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MPlayer doesn't play libopus in TCP MPEG-TS stream by ffmpeg

I'm trying to setup ultra-low p2p streaming using FFMPEG and MPlayer with MPEG-TS stream over TCP. As aac codec introduces notable additional latency, I'd like to use libopus instead. When I do so, ...
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Win10: increase speech/voice/dialogue volume

I watch videos on youtube or play them on smplayer. Often, the dialogue volume is too low. Is there an audio equalizer/normalization for win10 that can solve that?
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Play m3u8 file via mplayer having encrypted m4s contents

I have init.mp4, playlist.m3u8 and multiple .m4s files which are encrypted. When I try playing the video via MPlayer playlist.m3u8, it gives error like: MPlayer 1.3.0 (Debian), built with gcc-7 (C) ...
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Play WEBM music on Debian headless

I'm able to play .mp3, .ogg, .m4a, etc., but .webm does not work. The error I get is: Playing La Caution-Thé à la Menthe Instrumentale.webm. [mkv] Unknown/unsupported audio codec ID 'A_OPUS' for ...
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Read and store the last line of the command line output of mplayer

I am writing a program to get the output of the video length played (time in seconds) in mplayer. Usually the output of mplayer is Playing video.mp4. Detected file format: QuickTime / MOV (...
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How to compile/install mplayer on MacOS with subtitle support?

This is a followup question to this question: In order to play video files with a sub title file on MacOS 10.13.6: How to install mplayer so that I am able to use subtitles (when using the command-...
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Hardware accelerated mplayer does not render movie in Fedora 26

I bought a GPU for my Linux system just to be able to play movies without any glitches and issues of integrated graphics and get rid of messages like your "system is too slow to ...". Then I ...
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How to make mplayer use subtitles?

I am trying to use subtitles with a mkv file in the following way: mplayer video.mkv mplayer -sub video.srt video.mkv mplayer video.mkv -sub video.srt but only the video did play, but without any ...
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How to repair/play really broken AVI file

A while back I was recording a video on a webcam using an app that saved the file to disk. Unfortunately the file got a little too large for a 32 bit OS to handle and crashed. I was left with an avi ...
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Mplayer's synchronization playback not working for more than two videos locally

I'm using Mplayer to playback four (security) videos in sync locally. For the first video, I'm running: mplayer -udp-master -udp-ip 192.168.0.255 1_01_R_072018150000.avi For each of the ...
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How to play a dvd over network with mpv?

How to play a DVD over network with mpv? Playing individual VOB files works with something like: mpv http://1.2.3.4/dvd/VIDEO_TS/VTS_01_1.VOB But playing the entire dvd with any of the following ...
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Track played second in mplayer

I am using mplayer.js. I want to check no of second my track is played. I have used method gettime() but it gives me 00:00.
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Why does MPlayer and MEncoder crash when opening a non-existant VCD track?

When I run a the command $ mplayer vcd://2 on a VCD, it properly plays the video. However if I run $ mplayer vcd://3 or $ mencoder vcd://3 -audio-preload 0.0 -o file.avi -mc 0 -oac copy -ovc ...
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MPlayer synchronized network playback issues

My team is trying to play different videos on slave machines. Each video is different but they are supposed to be synchronized in their play time. This is achieved by having a master machine that ...
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Extracting subtitles from MKV files with ffmpeg or mplayer

An MKV file containing multiple sets of subtitles refuses to play them on a SmartTV or similar devices, seeing no subtitles at all. mplayer manages the file without problems. Here's what is in the ...
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Play audio-only file with subtitles, possibly use some still image as stub

Is it possible to make mplayer display subtitles while playing an audio-only file? I've already tried: mplayer filename.mp3 -sub filename.srt but no luck - it just doesn't creates a viewport as ...
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how to play audio files with crossfading on Linux?

Is it possible to play audio files with a crossfading effect (track i fades out, track i+1 fades in) on Linux? A special case is when a single track is repeated in an endless loop. I'm using mplayer, ...
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Capture and view PAL-B raw video and stereo ALSA sound from EasyCAP STK1160 with ffmpeg and encode to x264

I would like to digitalize old VHS casettes with EasyCAP STK1160 under linux. The composite video input is /dev/video1, and hw:2,0 is for its the USB ALSA composite two-channel audio. For capturing ...
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How do I force MPlayer to leave cruft behind in the framebuffer?

I use Arch Linux, and so far have successfully used mplayer to play video using fbdev2 output. However, mplayer sometimes leaves cruft behind in the framebuffer (by cruft, I mean the last rendered ...
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Improve pitch shift

I've been watching videos using mpv, a derivative of MPlayer, using the default options. When I increase the speed, pitch-shift kicks in so that while people sound like they're speaking faster, they ...
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How to fix black screen of a mkv file with mplayer?

Using mplayer (1.1-4.8) on an ubuntu 14.04 system just plays the sound, but leaves the video screen black. With vlc and xine it also does not work (Sound yes, but no video). Are there some magic ...
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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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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 effect?...
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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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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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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 video....
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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 .path/...
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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 http://download1....
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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 ...