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Playing random videos on one's system; minor improvement to include DVDs

Playing random videos on one's system; minor improvement to include DVDs In my .bashrc I have a function which I use to play random videos (not written below, just fyi), and another one for all media files, e.g.: createmediafiles() { find ~+ -type f -iregex ‘.*.(mp3|wav|ogg|flac|mp4|mov|avi)’ > ~/mediafiles.txt find ~+ -type d -name VIDEO_TS >> …

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reduce audio quality in mpv

reduce audio quality in mpv I have very limited data in a remote area and so I listen to youtube (and other video platforms) using mpv –no-video <URL>. Does anyone know how to lower the audio quality so that I can reduce my streaming data usage even more? (most of what i listen to is …

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yt-dlp + mpv chained media playback

yt-dlp + mpv chained media playback I’ve been using yt-dlp to download audio files before running mpv for playing them back. I’ve been specifically using the following commands: yt-dlp -f ba "ytsearch:major artist cool music" mpv [Title of the audio file downloaded].webm Now, what bothers me is that I would prefer to have a super …

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How can I control mpv in command line?

How can I control mpv in command line? How can I control mpv in command line? Like is there a mpv next/prev command that I can use to play next or previous media file? Asked By: Mahdy Mirzade || Source There are two ways to do such a thing: Setup IPC for mpv and socket …

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Can I play a playlist of rear and front dashcam videos in MPV?

Can I play a playlist of rear and front dashcam videos in MPV? I’m trying to play both front and rear footage from my dashcam at the same time as a playlist in mpv. Front and rear video files are in F and R directories. I can easily add all files from e.g. F directory …

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how to figure out font color given in subtitle (srt) in mpv

how to figure out font color given in subtitle (srt) in mpv For e.g. I have this sort of subtitle 1 00:01:55,201 –> 00:01:58,401 <font face=”sans-serif” size=”47″><font size=”20″><b>It’s absurd going to school every day. The school’s closed today.</b><font color=”#ffffff”></font></font> Now I’m unable to figure out the font color. Is there a way to get the …

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Make mpv hold on the last picture instead of closing

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 without restarting the video. …

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Making subtitles (.srt) bigger or smaller with mpv

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 default configuration variable that I …

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Play youtube playlist with youtube-dl with shuffling or repeat

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? Asked By: smrdo_prdo || Source Omg there is shuffling! I just looked at the man page for …

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Play subtitles automatically with mpv

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 playing the file automatically. Currently I have to …

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Using MPV to play DVD movies

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 very much this very simple and light and yet very capable player, …

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