MPlayer is a universal (nearly) movie/music player on Linux and many more systems. It’s also my favourite player and MPlayer plays movie or music files in any format that I ... read more »
mplayer/mencoder are powerful tools. This is a list of useful mplayer/mencoder commands.
Extract the audio, convert it to PCM and write the resulting wave file to audio.wav:
mplayer -vo null -hardframedrop -ao ... read more »
(1) convert .avi, .wmv etc. to .wav:
mplayer -ao pcm:file=%7%out.wav MOVIE_FILES
(2) then it is easy to convert .wav file to .mp3 file:
lame -h out.wav out.mp3 read more »
MPlayer has a fully configurable, command-driven control layer which allows you to control MPlayer using keyboard. Below is a list of mostly used MPlayer keyboard control. They comes from the ... read more »
Fedora does not support MPlayer for some reason. But rpmfusion does it for us. Let’s install mplayer and learn some tricks to play rmvb files.
1. Add rpmfusion repository:
Enable RPM Fusion ... read more »
Taking screenshots in mplayer is simple. mplayer can also take continuous snapshots.
Enable screenshot filter
When we want to take screenshots when playing video, first we need to set the “-vf screenshot” ... read more »