How to build mplayer with libdvdnav on Linux?

I find the mplayer from rpmfusion does not contain libdvdnav. How to build mplayer with libdvdnav on Linux? I did this on Fedora 21 to build mplayer with libdvdnav: Download mplayer src from http://www.mplayerhq.hu/design7/dload.html and extract the tarball. Install needed packages (you will need more if you need more features): # yum install gcc make […]

How to concatenate multiple video file together on Linux

I have multiple video files, say video1.avi, video2.avi and video3.avi. How to concatenate these multiple video file to a single file together on Linux? You can use mencoder to concatenate multiple video files to one file. For installing mencoder on Fedora, please check: http://www.systutorials.com/1493/mplayer-on-fedora/ For the question, the command is: mencoder -oac copy -ovc copy […]

MPlayer over SSH to Play Movie from Remote Host

MPlayer is a great movie player. SSH is a great tool to connect and transfer data over the network securely. Combining these 2 great tools together will be greater. You may already has a small server storing some movies or videos or music and playing them on your laptop will be convenient. In this post, […]

How to Use MPlayer to Play DVD Directories / ISO Files / Disks

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 drop to it. Now, let’s take a look at how to use MPlayer play DVD. MPlayer plays “DVD” in many formats: DVD disks, ISO files, […]

How to Install MPlayer and MEncoder on Fedora

Fedora does not include MPlayer or MEncoder for some reasons in its official repositories. But RPMfusion does it for us. Let’s install mplayer and mencoder and learn some tricks to play rmvb files. 1. Add RPMfusion repository: Enable RPM Fusion repositories 2. Install MPlayer and MEncoder # dnf install mplayer mencoder 3. Get codecs Most […]

MPlayer使用中文字幕

mplayer 使用中文字幕文件时经常会出现乱码问题. 以下是解决办法: 1. 外挂字体方法 比如当前目录下有文件为Gone with the Wind.avi, 字幕文件为: Gone.With.the.Wind.1939.Bluray.720p.DTS.2Audio.x264-CHD.chs.srt 可以使用如下命令来播放, 将不会出现中文字幕乱码的问题了: mplayer -ass -subcp cp936 Gone with the Wind.avi -sub Gone.With.the.Wind.1939.Bluray.720p.DTS.2Audio.x264-CHD.chs.srt 对于以上参数的解释: -ass: Turn on SSA/ASS subtitle rendering. With this option, libass will be used for SSA/ASS external subtitles and Matroska tracks. You may also want to use -embeddedfonts. NOTE: Unlike normal OSD, […]