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Software Specifications

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13.00 MB
License [?]:
Open Source
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Operating System:
Unix Linux Windows XP Windows Vista Windows 7 Windows 8 Windows 10
Additional Requirements:
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MPlayer Review

" A powerful multi-platform media player that plays virtually all video and audio formats without external codecs required. "

MPlayer is a multi-platform media player that can play most formats including:
  • Video formats:

    Cinepak, DV, H.263, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, HuffYUV, Intel Indeo, NuppelVideo (MJPEG), AVID, VCR2, ASV2, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 including xvid and DivX, FLI, FLC, Nullsoft Streaming Video (NSV), RealVideo, Sorenson (SVQ), 3ivx, RoQ, Theora, NuppelVideo, Windows Media Video (WMV), Bink, VIVO, PVA, yuv4mpeg, RLE-like

  • Audio formats:

    AAC, AC3, ALAC, AMR, AVI, Dolby Digital (DTS), FLAC, Intel Music Coder, Monkey's Audio, MP3, MPEG, Musepack, RealAudio, QuickTime, Shorten, RealAudio, Speex, Ogg Vorbis, ASF, WMA, Bink, VIVO, Voxware, alaw, ulaw, pcm, (ms)gsm

  • Physical media:

    Blu-ray, CD, DVD

  • Image formats:

    PNG, BMP, Animated GIF, JPEG, MNG, PCX, PTX, TGA, TIFF, SGI, Sun Raster, PGM

  • Container formats:

    3GP, AVI, ASF, FLV, MKV (Matroska), MOV (QuickTime), MP4, NUT, Ogg, OGM, RealMedia, Bink

  • Subtitle formats:

    AQTitle, ASS/SSA, MPsub, JACOsub, MicroDVD, MPsub, OGM, PJS, RT, Sami, SRT, SubViewer, VOBsub, VPlayer, SPU streams, Closed Captions (CC)

MPlayer is a stand-alone media player that requires no additional external codecs or installation. It supports a wide range of output drivers and works with X11, Xv, DGA, OpenGL, SVGAlib, fbdev, AAlib, DirectFB. However, you can use GGI, SDL, VESA (even without X11) and some low level card-specific drivers (for Matrox, 3Dfx and ATI) too.

MPlayer can decode subtitles in ASS or SSA subtitle format, using libass.

MPlayer supports the following:

Streaming Protocols
  • HTTP
  • FTP
  • Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP)
  • Real-time Streaming Protocol(RTSP)
  • Microsoft Media Services (MMS MMSU/MMST)
  • Netstream (MPST)
  • Server Message Block (SMB)
  • Session Description Protocol (SDP)
  • FFmpeg (ffmpeg://)

Output Driver
  • X video extension
  • OpenGL
  • DirectX
  • Direct3D
  • Quartz Compositor
  • VESA
  • Famebuffer
  • SDL
  • ASCII art (AAlib and libcaca)
  • Blinkenlights

MPlayer is optimized for Intel, AMD, PowerPC G4, SPARAC, ARM PDA and Sony Playstation 2.

Other Features:
  • On-screen display (OSD) for status information
  • Big anti-aliased shaded subtitles
  • Visual feedback for keyboard controls
  • Support for European/ISO 8859-1, 2, Cyrillic and Korean fonts
  • Support displaying through some hardware MPEG decoder boards such as Siemens DVB, DXR2 and DXR3/Hollywood+

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