matteoraggi
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best video player for arch linux on raspberry pi3 model b

Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:05 pm

Which is the best video player for raspberry on arch linux?
Omxplayer, mplayer or mpv?
Raspberry Pi 3 model B - Raspbian 8 Jessie

cjan
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Re: best video player for arch linux on raspberry pi3 model b

Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:55 pm

matteoraggi wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:05 pm
Which is the best video player for raspberry on arch linux?
Omxplayer, mplayer or mpv?
smplayer + mpv-rpi + ffmpeg-mmal = gui interface but no window mode.

fruitoftheloom
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Re: best video player for arch linux on raspberry pi3 model b

Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:18 am

matteoraggi wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:05 pm
Which is the best video player for raspberry on arch linux?
Omxplayer, mplayer or mpv?

AFAIAA omxplayer-git version 511.2ee17b2-1 is the only available media player with Hardware Acceleration.
Adieu

naums
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Re: best video player for arch linux on raspberry pi3 model b

Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:43 am

You may try my PiPlayer [1], which is basically a window wrapper around omxplayer. You can move, resize it, etc, but cannot move anything in front of the omxplayer overlay. Also you could use it to stream directly from twitch (but then omxplayer gets very slow to react to inputs) and videos from youtube (with smtube).

You would need py-fltk though, which can be build and installed using that handy bash-skript (at least I hope it still woks). EDIT: I believe py-fltk is available through the normal Debian / Raspbian package sources, so building it "by hand" might not be necessary on a normal Raspbian.

[1] https://github.com/naums/PiPlayer


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