Configuration options available updating os
Special input URL types are available to read input from a variety of sources other than disk files. For example, the alternative syntax will consider an argument following the option a filename. If an option changes and its parameter becomes optional, then a command line using the alternative syntax will break.
Depending on platform, a variety of different video and audio output methods are supported. Currently, the parser makes no difference whether an option starts with It gets more complicated if the suboption parser is involved.
User-specific options override system-wide options and options given on the command line override either.
The syntax of the configuration files is This is done like with command line options.
MPlayer uses libdvdread by default, and mpv uses libdvdnav by default.For paths passed to suboptions, the situation is further complicated by the need to escape special characters.To work this around, the path can be additionally wrapped in the fixed-length syntax, e.g.In some cases, manually tuning TCP buffer sizes and such can help to reduce latency.
Additional options that can be tried: Many network protocols are supported, but the protocol prefix must always be specified. Undocumented prefixes are either aliases to documented protocols, or are just redirections to protocols implemented and documented in FFmpeg. This can also be used to invoke special youtube-dl functionality like playing a video by ID or invoking search.
mpv is a media player based on MPlayer and mplayer2.