How to play 3D movies in MPlayer?

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How to play 3D movies in MPlayer on normal screen (2D)?

You can play 3D movies on 2D screen by

mplayer -vo gl_stereo=3 your.movie.file

For the gl:stereo=3 option, check MPlayer man page:

stereo=value

Select a method for stereo display. You may have to use -aspect to fix the aspect value. Add 32 to swap left and right side. Experimental, do not expect too much from it.

0 normal 2D display.
1 Convert side by side input to full-color red-cyan stereo.
2 Convert side by side input to full-color green-magenta stereo.
3 Convert side by side input to quadbuffered stereo. Only supported by very few OpenGL cards.


Eric Ma

Eric is a systems guy. Eric is interested in building high-performance and scalable distributed systems and related technologies. The views or opinions expressed here are solely Eric's own and do not necessarily represent those of any third parties.

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