🎥 Command line video player (by mpv-player)

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NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts. Hence, a higher number means a better alternative or higher similarity.


Posts where mpv has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-01-22.
  • F*** sh** up. (fish it up.) [i3-gaps/tmux] | 2021-01-22
    Player: pipe-viewer running through mpv, also uses custom progress bar mpv-progressbar
  • Mpv config file | 2021-01-19
  • isspace (ctype.h) considered harmful
    stream_libarchive: workaround various types of locale braindeath: be careful with locale-aware functions, which unfortunately includes essential, non-trivial functions like printf and strtod.
  • Enable Spatial Audio in Plex on iOS | 2021-01-16
    The new player is mpv, a free open-source video player.
  • Hardware decode won't work on h264 with yuv pixel format | 2021-01-15
    MPV #7707
  • Glitchy/Freezing on MKV.etc files larger than 7gb | 2021-01-13
    But at this point, I can't help you further I'm afraid. Better open an issue in the project's issue tracker:
  • Just Player is a new, open source, minimalist, Exoplayer-based video player that gets "just the essentials" done while playing every popular video format including AV1 | 2021-01-11
    Building it with mpv library would have been neat. mpv-android dev doesn't want to bother fixing the issue to upload theirs to F-Droid.
  • a few scripts needed | 2021-01-11
    Linux: Windows:
  • Auto detect and crop black bars | 2021-01-09
  • Dell unveils the first 40-inch, 5120x2160 ultrawide monitor | 2021-01-07
    A 60 Hz display for example can't playback 24 fps content without either introducing judder from 3:2 pull-down (repeating half the frames 3 times and half the frames 2 times), or doing some frame blending or temporal interpolation.
  • How Do I Block Resolutions Above 720p Block 60fps | 2021-01-06
  • Cut black bars? | 2021-01-05
    For completeness, when the black bands are part of the video you can use the script
  • How to change the player interface to make it look better? | 2021-01-05
    You can customize it: Or fully rewrite, because it's "just" a lua script: | 2021-01-05
  • [sway] a bit of fake busy for the updoots
    video viewer: mpv


Basic mpv repo stats
4 days ago

mpv-player/mpv is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 or later which is an OSI approved license.