Tag Archives: mpv

Gnome MPV (MPV Frontend) 0.15 Released with Enhancement

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Gnome MPV 0.15, a simple GTK+ frontend for MPV media player, was released a day ago with enhancement. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 16.04. Gnome MPV 0.15 release highlights: Set default screenshot directory to XDG_PICTURES_DIR Improve handling of –window-scale, –autofit, –autofit-larger, and –autofit-smaller Add command line option for setting WM_ROLE Add context menu item for removing ...

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How to Install MPV 0.29 in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

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MPV 0.29.0, a free and open-source media player based on MPlayer and mplayer2, was released a few days ago. And now you can easily install it in Ubuntu 18.04 via PPA. MPV 0.29.0 was released with following changes: ao/openal: Add better sample format and channel layout selection ao/openal: Add support for direct channels output cocoa-cb: initial implementation via opengl-cb API ...

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How to Install Latest Gnome MPV in Ubuntu 16.04, 17.10

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Gnome MPV is a simple GTK+ frontend for mpv, which is a very powerful media player based on MPlayer/mplayer2. The design of GNOME MPV is based on GNOME HIG. Gnome MPV is available in Ubuntu main file archive, however Canonical does not provide updates for the software. So here’s how to install the latest version of Gnome MPV either via ...

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MPV Reached 0.28 Release with Vulkan Support

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MPV video player reached the 0.28.0 release recently. Due to major refactoring, it requires FFmpeg >= 3.4. New Features added in MPV 0.28: Add DRM_PRIME Format Handling and Display for RockChip MPP decoders Add support for Display P3 primaries support multiple seekable cached ranges, display cache ranges on OSC demux_playlist: support .url files dvb: Add multiple frontends support (up to ...

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SMPlayer 17.10.2 Released with Improvements (How to Install)

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SMPlayer, an open-source graphical front-end for Mplayer and MPV, reached the 17.10.2 release earlier today. SMPlayer 17.10.2 is a small release with some performance improvements. Changes in the release include: New option in Preferences -> Network to select the preferred quality for streaming sites The audio equalizer is now disabled by default on Linux to prevent a no sound problem ...

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MPV Player 0.27 Released with OpenGL Output Updates [Ubuntu PPA]

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MPV, the MPlayer-forked media player, has reached the 0.27 release earlier today with new features, performance improvements and various fixes. MPV 0.27 release highlights: handle media keys on Windows. rework of video output code for rendering API abstraction for future non-GL video outputs OpenGL updates include: support for embedded ICC profiles direct rendering support a compute shader based EWA kernel ...

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MPV 0.26.0 Released with Universal Windows Plaform (UWP) Support

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MPV, an open-source MPlayer and mplayer2 based media player, has reached the 0.26.0 release today with new features, bug-fixes, and various other changes. Changes in MPV 0.26.0 include: Universal Windows Plaform (UWP) support (libmpv only) Require FFmpeg >= 3.2 for VA-API/VDPAU hardware decoding Disable DVB support by default since it doesn’t work on some old kernels. Built-in V4L TV support ...

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How to Install MPV Media Player 0.24 in Ubuntu 16.04, 16.10

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MPV media player, a fork of MPlayer / MPlayer2, has reached the 0.24 release. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.04, and their derivatives. mpv was forked in 2012 from mplayer2, which was forked in 2010 from MPlayer. The motive for the fork was to encourage developer activity by removing unmaintainable code and dropping support ...

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How to Install SMPlayer 13.9 in Ubuntu 16.04, Linux Mint 18

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SMPlayer, the graphical front-end for MPlayer and mpv, has reached the 13.9 release a few days ago. SMPlayer 13.9 features option to send audio to specified device, return to Qt4 in Linux due to some Qt5 bugs. There are also a few improvements on the playlist: ability to hide any column (right click to see the options) a new search ...

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