Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange
The results are in! See what nearly 90,000 developers picked as their most loved, dreaded, and desired coding languages and more in the 2019 Developer Survey.

Questions tagged [mpv]

mpv is a media player

0
votes
0answers
16 views

Force stream order in ffmpeg (via mpv)

What is the preferred way to force ffmpeg (via mpv) to order the streams with video first and audio second? Wrong stream order can result in playback problems or certain sites rejecting the webm for ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Play lyrics automatically with mpv

Mpv is not loading and playing lyrics files, even though they're in the same directory with the same name but different .lrc file extension. and I even have the following in my mpv.conf file autoload-...
0
votes
0answers
3 views

Can't change default app for AVIs from Dragon Player to Gnome MPV

I'm using Cinnamon on a Devuan ASCII system. I'm trying to have Gnome MPV open my .avi files rather than Dragon Player - like I've already done with .mp4 and .mkv files, using the "Open With | Other ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

How can I fix mpv from not showing full image?

I use mpv as my image viewer. But sometimes, when I open an image, the whole image does not display. I have to press r to reload it. When I do so, the image gets displayed properly. Is there anything ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

subtitles with mpv in the correct position

I've a subtitle like this: {\pos(100,200)}TEXT TEXT TEXT But mpv doesn't put the subtitle in the correct position. What can I do?
0
votes
0answers
30 views

debian stretch missing do-rel.h after upgrade

debian 9 apt-get update;apt-get upgrade now mplayer, mpv and chromium seg fault with similar errors; gdb /usr/bin/mpv says Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault. elf_dynamic_do_Rela ...
2
votes
1answer
93 views

mpv not using embedded fonts for subtitles

How it is supposed to look. How it looks. I can see in mpv's log that it does call for Murga, the right font embedded in the mkv file, but it ends up falling back to BitstreamVeraSans-Roman. [sub/...
1
vote
0answers
33 views

What are the crafted mplayer malicious filenames or protocols we should aware of?

Both man mplayer and man mpv warning about -playlist option: --playlist= Play files according to a playlist file (Supports some common formats. If no format is detected, it will be ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

mpv-player split screen mac [closed]

I am trying to use mpv as one of the apps in the split-view in mac. I can successfully create the split-view, but when I open the window with the split-view, the mpv player just minimizes into the ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

mpv lua notification doesn't work on another machine

in this question I was given a lua script to add notifications (trough notify-send) to mpv. The script works as expected in mi laptop. Now I installed Ubuntu 18.04 on another laptop, the same steps I ...
1
vote
1answer
135 views

Show song info in terminal while playing internet radio (FIP radio)

I find it convenient to play FIP radio in terminal with mpv: mpv http://direct.fipradio.fr/live/fip-midfi.mp3 Can I get more info on the playing song in terminal? UPDATE no1: A friend gave me a ...
1
vote
0answers
897 views

MPV: how to get information about media being played through command line?

I want to get output containing info about title, state (playing/paused), current position, total time, etc., of the media currently being played in mpv. In mocp player for example it's easy: mocp -i ...
3
votes
2answers
149 views

Add notification to mpv through notify.send?

Is it possible to generate a brief notification every time mpv starts a playback? Maybe through notify-send?
0
votes
1answer
387 views

How to queue up videos or media using mpv?

In particular I'd like a command for mpv that will automatically play youtube links I add in order. For example, at a party I might want to queue up songs as we think of them, and have them ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

return file tags from mpv stream (.pls file)

Im streaming music using a .pls file using mpv. Is there a way I can access the current song's metadata/filetags (title artist ect) via command line? I ultimatly want to write a python script that ...
1
vote
0answers
174 views

How to show lyrics embedded in mp3 file?

My music collection has lyrics saved in mp3 files in lyrics-eng tag. Sometimes I want to see them when playing . How can I get that functionality? show-text command might help , but I don't know how ...
0
votes
1answer
345 views

how to tell mpv to NOT play subtitles which may be embedded in a media file.

While I have asked quite a few questions about how to run subtitles in movies, this time though it's the opposite, how do I tell mpv not to load subtitle file while playing a media file. The media ...
3
votes
2answers
777 views

Is it possible to continue movies from where one leaves in mpv as can be done in vlc?

I don't know how vlc is able to do it; I guess it takes sort of time-stamp of a movie and puts it in cache or somewhere like that. This is the way it works in vlc - a. You see a media file, say it ...
1
vote
0answers
95 views

MPV seems to change dpms setting

Context I am runnning a Debian Stretch distribution with Cinnamon graphical interface. I use this command to turn off the display xset dpms force off It is useful to me when I want to sleep and ...
2
votes
1answer
842 views

How to get the old pseudo-gui of mpv video player?

The default "pseudo-gui" of the MPV video player after version 0.21. Old look: new look: The most striking change is the absence of the buttons for a 10 seconds back-forth seek. I suppose they ...
1
vote
2answers
602 views

unable to get mpv to play embedded subtitles even with config file setting on

This is somewhat related to Play subtitles automatically with mpv I am running mpv 0.26.0-3 and trying for the media file to load subtitles but is failing although mediainfo shows that there is en/...
5
votes
2answers
1k views

Make mpv hold on the last picture instead of closing

If I watch a video with mpv, it closes after the video ends. How can I configure it such that it doesn't close, for example just freezes the last image of the movie, so that I can seek back and forth ...
0
votes
0answers
319 views

sub-scale=1 doesn't work in ~/.mpv/config

I am running mpv on Debian testing/buster hence running mpv 0.25.0 . I had asked a question about making subtitles bigger in Making subtitles (.srt) bigger or smaller with mpv and was told that if I ...
0
votes
1answer
264 views

Print youtube video id to file from mpv stdout

Here's part of my script: mpv https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLNQL50H--29oy5MOaxEVjcxhX-5Vvskji --shuffle --no-video --input-file=~/.config/mpv/mpv-fifo > data.txt Here's an example of ...
4
votes
2answers
5k views

Stream Youtube with mpv starting at an arbitrary point later in the video

I prefer streaming Youtube videos via mpv, mpv https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=<video-id> However, for long videos sometimes the audio breaks down in the middle, leaving error messages like ...
8
votes
3answers
8k views

Making subtitles (.srt) bigger or smaller with mpv

How do I make subtitle appear larger or smaller with mpv ? The subtitles are in .srt format most of the times but sometimes also in the movie itself ? Is there a way to do that ? Also is there a ...
1
vote
3answers
554 views

How to make sure that screensaver does not kick in when watching a movie?

When you are watching a movie, many a times, the xscreensaver kicks in after sometime. Is there a way to tell xscreensaver not to kick in when watching a movie ? Somebody told me and I tried this - ...
0
votes
2answers
181 views

watch randomly ordered videos within one mpv instance

To watch all videos with mpv in predefined sorted order one can do mpv /path/to/videos/* because mpv can accept multiple files as its argument and play them one after another. I would like to pass ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

mpv stepping through frames

When using mpv to step through frames (. for stepping forward and , for stepping backward), the forward stepping rate is much faster than the backward stepping rate. The forward rate is about the same ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

how to select one audio track when multiple audio tracks are there in a media file using mpv?

I have had media files (video + audio) which have more than one audio track. Sharing an example below - $ mediainfo somefile.mkv General Unique ID : ...
7
votes
2answers
2k views

How to enable YouTube autoplay with youtube-dl & mpv?

Is there a way to play a video and make it follow YouTube autoplay videos? Can this be done with youtube-dl and/or mpv?
1
vote
1answer
690 views

Make mpv display name of youtube link when playing just audio

When playing just the audio from a youtube link, you have some thing like this: mpv '<youtube_link>' --no-video and when the song starts to play you have this on the terminal: AO: [pulse] ...
6
votes
1answer
4k views

Play youtube playlist with youtube-dl with shuffling or repeat

I use mpv to play a youtube playlist, and it would be extremely cool if I could turn on shuffling and repeat. Is this possible to do with youtube-dl?
10
votes
3answers
14k views

Play subtitles automatically with mpv

Subtitle files come in a variety of formats, from .srt to .sub to .ass and so on and so forth. Is there a way to tell mpv to search for subtitle files alongwith the media files and if it does to start ...
1
vote
1answer
11k views

Using MPV to play DVD movies

Beside VLC, very few dvd players have access to all DVD movie options, namely menus, and mpv is not one of them, but I use mpv to access external subtitles with DVDs and have started to appreciate ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Is it possible to play the VIDEO_TS DVD folder with a generic command (mpv)?

I want to use a command for mpv video player that would play the VIDEO_TS folder (which in the case of MPV means starting directly the main video of the DVD. The main advantage of this is that in ...