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MPlayer1.0 rc2

15 May 2009

Movie player supports most video formats.

Overview

MPlayer is a movie player which runs on many systems (see the documentation). It plays most MPEG/VOB, AVI, Ogg/OGM, VIVO, ASF/WMA/WMV, QT/MOV/MP4, RealMedia, Matroska, NUT, NuppelVideo, FLI, YUV4MPEG, FILM, RoQ, PVA files, supported by many native, XAnim, and Win32 DLL codecs. You can watch VideoCD, SVCD, DVD, 3ivx, DivX 3/4/5 and even WMV movies.

Another great feature of MPlayer is the wide range of supported output drivers. It works with X11, Xv, DGA, OpenGL, SVGAlib, fbdev, AAlib, DirectFB, but you can use GGI, SDL (and this way all their drivers), VESA (on every VESA compatible card, even without X11!) and some low level card-specific drivers (for Matrox, 3Dfx and ATI), too! Most of them support software or hardware scaling, so you can enjoy movies in fullscreen.

MPlayer supports displaying through some hardware MPEG decoder boards, such as the Siemens DVB, DXR2 and DXR3/Hollywood+. MPlayer has an onscreen display (OSD) for status information, nice big antialiased shaded subtitles and visual feedback for keyboard controls. European/ISO 8859-1,2 (Hungarian, English, Czech, etc), Cyrillic and Korean fonts are supported along with 12 subtitle formats (MicroDVD, SubRip, OGM, SubViewer, Sami, VPlayer, RT, SSA, AQTitle, JACOsub, PJS and our own: MPsub). DVD subtitles (SPU streams, VOBsub and Closed Captions) are supported as well.

What's new in MPlayer

Version 1.0rc2:
  • The package includes Universal Binary version for OS X 10.4 and 10.5.

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91 Reviews of MPlayer

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Dr-Girlfriend
06 June 2009
Version: 1.0rc2

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MPlayer is improving, but it still doesn't hold a candle to VLC yet. Here's why: If you drag a folder onto Mplayer, it will not automatically start playing the files inside. VLC does. This is really a necessary feature if you have hundreds of organized music or video folders and don't want to open each folder, then manually drag the file(s) into MPlayer, just to make a playlist. There is no way to Save a playlist. VLC can. There are no keyboard shortcuts to skip, go back, shuffle, repeat, or add folder. VLC can do this. If you start playing a song and decide you don't like it, click remove. Watch in amazement while MPlayer removes the song, but decides to keep playing it anyway. This behavior is idiotic. Player freezes and stalls frequently. Ex: 1) Started playing an .avi file in fullscreen, pressed ESC key, MPlayer completely froze my computer. Required a Force Quit to regain control. 2) Hovering your cursor over any menu item while a song is playing will cause the song to stall. Remove the cursor from the menu and the song resumes. 3) MPlayer stalls when more files are being added to the playlist if a file is already playing. Playlist window keeps hiding behind other apps. This is annoying if you're trying to drag items into the playlist from several different windows. Can't play .m4a files. VLC, Songbird, Cog, Play, ToolPlayer all play the same files with no issues. When mixed file types are added to Mplayer, it allows all of the songs to show up on the playlist, but will not play any m4a. Skips to next .mp3 in the playlist. Shortcut For Show/Hide Playlist doesn't work. Player starts playing new files when files are dragged into the playlist. It should continue playing current file and not skip to newly added. VLC behaves correctly when new files are being added. No ability to shuffle playlist. The mini player is still too big -- it should be really mini, like Songbird. Does not respond to media keys on Apple keyboards. To be fair, VLC doesn't either, but Songbird does with this little Addon: http://addons.songbirdnest.com/addon/1408 The good thing about MPlayer is that, like VLC, it uses a fairly small amount of system resources compared to iTunes and Songbird, which are both pigs. The interface is straightforward, if a bit bland. There are too many minuses for me to recommend this app, but hopefully, it will continue to improve. You can't argue with the price.
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Macsweep
21 March 2010
Version: 1.0rc2
MPlayer does not work to play WMV streams on the sites I visit. It seems to work on just about every other format I need. The only thing I have found to play WMV streaming files is Flip4Mac plugin for QuickTime. Though I was using VLC, but that broke with the latest version.
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Dr-Girlfriend
06 June 2009
Version: 1.0rc2
MPlayer is improving, but it still doesn't hold a candle to VLC yet. Here's why: If you drag a folder onto Mplayer, it will not automatically start playing the files inside. VLC does. This is really a necessary feature if you have hundreds of organized music or video folders and don't want to open each folder, then manually drag the file(s) into MPlayer, just to make a playlist. There is no way to Save a playlist. VLC can. There are no keyboard shortcuts to skip, go back, shuffle, repeat, or add folder. VLC can do this. If you start playing a song and decide you don't like it, click remove. Watch in amazement while MPlayer removes the song, but decides to keep playing it anyway. This behavior is idiotic. Player freezes and stalls frequently. Ex: 1) Started playing an .avi file in fullscreen, pressed ESC key, MPlayer completely froze my computer. Required a Force Quit to regain control. 2) Hovering your cursor over any menu item while a song is playing will cause the song to stall. Remove the cursor from the menu and the song resumes. 3) MPlayer stalls when more files are being added to the playlist if a file is already playing. Playlist window keeps hiding behind other apps. This is annoying if you're trying to drag items into the playlist from several different windows. Can't play .m4a files. VLC, Songbird, Cog, Play, ToolPlayer all play the same files with no issues. When mixed file types are added to Mplayer, it allows all of the songs to show up on the playlist, but will not play any m4a. Skips to next .mp3 in the playlist. Shortcut For Show/Hide Playlist doesn't work. Player starts playing new files when files are dragged into the playlist. It should continue playing current file and not skip to newly added. VLC behaves correctly when new files are being added. No ability to shuffle playlist. The mini player is still too big -- it should be really mini, like Songbird. Does not respond to media keys on Apple keyboards. To be fair, VLC doesn't either, but Songbird does with this little Addon: http://addons.songbirdnest.com/addon/1408 The good thing about MPlayer is that, like VLC, it uses a fairly small amount of system resources compared to iTunes and Songbird, which are both pigs. The interface is straightforward, if a bit bland. There are too many minuses for me to recommend this app, but hopefully, it will continue to improve. You can't argue with the price.
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Spartan
22 December 2008
Version: 1.0rc2
The fastest player on my computers, be it PPC or Intel.
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Nc2
12 May 2008
Version: 1.0rc2
It hangs if I click mouse on video window while using "Quicktime" video module.
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Kevin-Purcell
12 May 2008
Version: 1.0rc2
The rc2 running on my "entertainment mac" (TiBook G4 867MHz) requires more CPU than the rc1 release. Seems like it isn't an optimized build for my CPU? Or is missing out on Altivec? Measurements with typical xvid files seem to show a file that plays with around 66% CPU on rc1 now requires just about 100% on rc2. So about 50% more CPU for the same video file and same sized output. Also the default output module MPlayerOSX doesn't hide the menu bar for full screen play (a sort of inversion of a previous bug). Not a big win for me!
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Buckaroo-Tofu
05 April 2008
Version: 1.0rc2
My iBook G4 (1.33 Ghz/10.4.11) experienced a noticable delay between the video and audio when playing AVIs.
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Anoylla
31 March 2008
Version: 1.0rc2
I don't get it. What is the right program for download? Because, you can see the same name of program with the same icon in different macupdate location, different versioning and different programmer! Take a look: http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/10784
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stravedere
08 March 2008
Version: 1.0rc2
the process mplayer window after some second(in play) does not answer,the player it works regularly. when mplayer remains opened in the dock without to make nothing as tonight, to the morning I have find it occupied 76 mega of ram. leopard 10.5.2 imac august 2007
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Follerec
29 February 2008
Version: 1.0rc2
Just wondering where MacUpdate got it's binaries from, as I still don't see any in the official mirrors. The only binary that's generally rc2 is from haque.net. I'm just wondering as the download link points to macupdate.com servers and not from external servers.
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Morpe
29 February 2008
Version: 1.0rc2
hi! MPlayer can convert Realmedia file to another format like Quicktime and others?
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Katalina42
15 January 2008
Version: 1.0rc1
Has the command key to display subtitles changed for .mkv files? I used to toggle the 'v' key but now it doesn't work. It's really frustrating!
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M85
02 December 2007
Version: 1.0rc2
Thanks much Overlook!!! Anybody tried Overlook's build yet on Tiger or Leopard? I'm not technically advanced enough to undo any serious trouble untested software might cause.
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J-A-X
16 November 2007
Version: 1.0rc2
Fixed it. It involved adding a on screen display font at ~/.mplayer/font
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J-A-X
13 November 2007
Version: 1.0rc2
I downloaded the source and compiled it. It works fine except I no longer see the text overlay on the screen when I change the volume, seek, etc. There used to be white text that would show up with a seek bar or with the volume level. Anybody know how to enable this?
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Nicolasd
11 November 2007
Version: 1.0rc2
there is no file to download at this link. no one has posted an osx binary for this version of mplayer. i wish someone with the technical knowledge to do so, would.
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truthhurts
06 November 2007
Version: 1.0rc2
404, and no sign of such a file in the releases directory. But then again, I expect this kind of slipshod stuff from MPlayer.
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Brett4
18 June 2007
Version: 1.0rc1
If you're trying to get MKV subtitles to have proper timing, or adjust the timing with the z/x keys, don't bother- it's apparently an undocumented bug with this release. Is this abandonware, or what?
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Brettd
05 March 2007
Version: 1.0rc1
Leaks memory like a sieve on my system and video jutters for a second or so when switching windows. The player window is still "detached" from the viewer application. Skip it and use VLC instead...
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Sgutas
07 January 2007
Version: 1.0rc1
Great viewer for a ton of different video types. I find it faster and simpler than VLC.
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Aglee
01 January 2007
Version: 1.0rc1
Is there some reason this comes in a .pkg instead of being drag-and-drop?
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ochyming
10 December 2006
Version: 1.0rc1
This .app has saved me allot. Thanks.
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Drtyrell969
15 October 2006
Version: 1.0pre8 final
This player would have value to me if it could export what it plays. It's a remarkable player in that it can play more formats than anything else on the Mac. So kudos to you, and if anyone can help me figure out how to export this codec, I'd love it.
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Traildawg
18 July 2006
Version: 1.0pre8 final
So far have opened a couple of dvix, wmv, and mpeg. The mpeg has worked fine, the wmv has no sound, and when playing the dvix I'm unable to move the time cursor and the 10 sec forward/reverse doesn't function (i.e. stuck in one gear forward motion with no options to move to later and/or earlier points in video. I'm using MacOS 10.4 on Macbook Pro. Anyone else with these anomalies?
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Endymion0000
07 July 2006
Version: 1.0pre8 final
Still has a variety of visual bugs that have been around for the last few versions that would be really nice if they were fixed.
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Po60t
10 June 2006
Version: 1.0pre8 rc5
How do you change the audio track in .ogm ? I have tried alt-3 it doesn't work =( Also pressing alt-3 in .mkv only changes the audio for some files. It is still quite hit and miss.
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Mac0852
18 April 2006
Version: 1.0pre8 rc5
the GUI doesn't works with the command line mplayer!!!! HELP!!!! imac g3 400 MHZ 512 MB RAM OS X 10.4.6
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Sextoheroe
18 April 2006
Version: 1.0pre8 rc5
Everything good here, just one thing... when i use the volume slide, the video pauses until i let go. keep the good work!
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And-roo
02 April 2006
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
Thank you MPlayer, you allow me to play AVI video clips from a mobile device on my Mac. Note to Apple - give up on Quicktime and QTPro
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4.5
Spacecat85
13 March 2006
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
MPlayer has come far since I last tried it out! The interface on the official port is now more similar to QuickTime. While it doesn't do as much as VLC, it is much more intuitive. With the RealPlayer codecs (on the official site), it can handle most RealPlayer movies I've come across. It is even one of the few free applications on OS X that can handle FLV (Flash video) files such as those used on YouTube and some CD-ROMs, and so far the only application I've found that allows you to *resize* them for easier viewing. The only real complaints/suggestions I have are: -Playback is sometimes a little bit rough, though that might also have to do with my 5-year-old computer hardware. -I only get audio when playing Windows Media Player movies. -The ability to save audio/video streams a la VLC. -A browser plug-in would be great!
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3.5
Apfhex
16 February 2006
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
Can't seem to display subtitles when they're built-in to the file (such as in a MKV), and doesn't hide the menubar when in full screen. These two things make it unusable to for me... however MPlayer seems more capable of playing high-res H.264 video on my slow PowerBook, compared to VLC.
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4.75
Koodough
30 January 2006
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
Great movie player. I just love how it can play all my media formats, well almost all. A lot better than VLC (it couldn't open most of my wmv files). One thing they could do to make mplayer the best is to be able to play .rm (Real Media).
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Endymion0000
15 January 2006
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
Is there any progress on a new version? There's a variety of display bugs that I wouldn't mind seeing fixed. Any word?
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Anonymous
12 November 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
Unable to play WMV files. Controller shows and goes through the motion of playing movie and so does playlist but no movie can be seen. MacOS 10.3.9, Quicktime 7.0.3
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4.5
lanouvellechair
18 October 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
I had to put some fonts in the font folder because it was empty ! The result before that was subtitles as "???????????????" . The rest is great.When i open a file with MPlayer detect the .srt automatically.It's fast and the interface is a beauty.
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Anonymous
07 October 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
A fantastic video player, as good as and sometimes better than VLC. The best player for OS X (I am using Tiger).
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Anonymous
20 September 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
I have found that about 33% of the files I attempt to play with this version play with a disabled 'navigation' function: that is- I can't move around in the video using the conroller. Does anyone else see this? It's on a file-by-file basis, whatever's happening: some files play properly, some don't. It's a REAL pain.
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Anonymous
10 September 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
How do you disable Altivec? It says my processor is too slow and I have to check the box to allow it to drop frames. I did that but I'm only getting black screens! The previous beta worked perfectly on my G3.
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Anonymous
08 September 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
Kevin Purcell says: This is a useful improvement on the 20050726 build but I've noticed three issues with the pre8rc4 20050904 build that are specific to Panther. These problems do not happen on Tiger (I checked). Seems like more testing is needed on Panther. 1. MPlayer throws an NSInternalIncosistencyException (which is nicely caught but no option of auto submitting a bug report) after 42 to 44 minutes of play. The app doesn't crash but play stops. You can restart the video from the playlist and move the index to the crash point and the video plays normally for then on. This was also an Panther issue with the pre8rc3 20050726 build. This is a serious bug ... most of the stuff I watch is > 42 minutes. 2. When set in full screen with the MPlayer OSX output module the images of menu icons on the right of the menu bar remain on the display. A mouse click causes them to disappear. This is different from the "menu bar isn't hidden" bug. 3. When play starts in "full screen by default" the cursor shows the spinning disk (busy) cursor, the cursor obviously isn't hidden and the player doesn't accept any keystrokes. Workaround: clicking the mouse or switching with cmd-tab to another app and back allows Mplayer to accept keystrokes. All Panther specific bugs so this build of Mplayer can be a bit annoying on Panther but the feature set is nice so I still recommend the app hoping these issues will be fixed. Test system: PB G4 867; 10.3.9; Security updates;QT 7.0
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4.5
Anonymous
07 September 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
Very cool, I can see a lot of hard work has gone into this, but I won't bore you with the details as to why....
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Anonymous
07 September 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
PS: the version I was running before was "MPlayer-dev-CVS-050724"
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Anonymous
06 September 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
app does not launch under 10.3.9. Terminal gives this response. mycomputer/somefolder/MPlayerOSX090405folder/MPlayer\ OSX.app/Contents/Resources/External_Binaries/mplayer.app/Contents/MacOS/mplayer; exit dyld: /somefolder/MPlayerOSX090405folder/MPlayer OSX.app/Contents/Resources/External_Binaries/mplayer.app/Contents/MacOS/mplayer can't open library: /System/Library/Frameworks/QuartzCore.framework/Versions/A/QuartzCore (No such file or directory, errno = 2) Trace/BPT trap logout [Process completed]
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Anonymous
06 September 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
Bit of a bug report: I can't quit if in fullscreen mode with this version, unless I click over to the playlist controller first.
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Anonymous
05 September 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
Makes a great companion to VLC! I personally prefer VLC a bit more, but can't live without MPlayer for some videos that VLC doesn't play well and vice versa.
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Anonymous
05 September 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
What a great release! Thanks for making a good Mac OS X version of the best media player out there! It would be great if there where an option to make the playlist a sheet that comes out of the main window. It would make the interface even cleaner in my opinion.
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Anonymous
05 September 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
For every one getting the menubar in fullscreen try using the "MPlayer OSX" video out module int the audio & video preferences.
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Anonymous
05 September 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
great app BUT having the menubar still display while in fullscreen is really unfortunate... I'll stick with MPlayer OS X 2 for that reason.
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3.25
JeffCGD
05 September 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
STILL no sound, as with the previous release (under Quicktime Pro 6.5.2)! Even when I installed Quicktime 7. Can anyone tell me why? or how to resolve this? Video playback is smoother than MPlayer OSX2 (the other branch of the project, which looks to have faltered). But without audio this is a dead stick. PLEASE can someone help me figure out why? Any suggestions welcome to jeffcgd@yahoo.com My Machine is a 733MHz Quicksilver Tower Running OSX 10.3.9 with Quicktime 7.01
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truthhurts
05 September 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
ARGH! We finally get the nice player integration that Quicktime/Xine have, and they added a pointless "You're using a G3" dialog at startup - EVERY startup. There is no way to disable this annoyance! I can't disable altivec (it's grayed out), and I setting "framedrop" doesn't work either. Has someone also not informed the developer that we're transitioning to Intel, and everything in Rosetta will appear to be a G3? So now this annoyance is showing up on a lot of older iMacs, iBooks, eMacs, cutting edge developer boxes, etc. I guess we'll now wait three months for an update to remove it...
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Anonymous
05 September 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
I'm kinda confused... What's the difference between "mplayer OS X 2" and "mplayer OSX" - they're both on MU and even have the same icon but looks like they're made by different people and have a slightly different GUI... What's that all about?
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UmarOMC
05 September 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
Very good! There's that rare AVI file that nothing else can play that I use MPlayer for so its a definite for the codec playback "arsenal"...!
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4.5
Anonymous
04 September 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
impressive. a few stability problems, but overall a very good player. i still miss support for the WMV3 codec, but then again, maybe microsoft doesn't like other developers use the codec. there is still no player on the mac that can play avi or ogm/mkv containers with the WMV3 codec. P.S.: how the heck do i display the subtitles? or do they even work yet?
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AuGie
04 September 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
This player is amazing, better VLC, really great work. Congrats :D
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Anonymous
04 September 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
Has usual let me know if something dont work properly or is buggy. New feature and idea sugestion are welcome. this release was not tested extensively but work great form me, hopefully it wiil also be the case for you. enjoy
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Anonymous
04 September 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
http://www1.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/releases/MPlayer-dev-CVS-050904.dmg here's a link that works
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Anonymous
04 September 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc4
Congratulations, developer... as of this moment, none of the five download links work.
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Anonymous
21 August 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc3
cant fast forward with the arrow keys anymore?
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Anonymous
17 August 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc3
H.264 playback is now smooth, but this versions seems to have severe decode trouble, as macroblocks and noise appear where there were none before. (this is using either core video or quartz.. doesn't matter) I will note that darwinports builds of the current linux source do not have this problem. It's pretty severe, making pristine h.264 look like old .asf files from 2000 era. (and this is a dual 2.7 ghz g5) It's also present, though not as bad, when decoding normal mpg4 such as divx 5.X.X I would be perfectly happy if the mplayer team would simply host nightly builds of their normal CLI cvs code for osX, as the configure doesn't seem to like finding libavcodec, and gives no recourse if it is not found.
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Anonymous
12 August 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc3
This version (1.0pre8) got me switching from VLC, pretty good... however I still use VLC when a movie is in many small parts, since it goes more "seemlessly" when going from one item to the next in it's playlist... I can't whait for the new GUI to be done, are we gonna get full screen controls, like quicktime and Windows Media Player? I had no crash with this version
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Anonymous
07 August 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc3
Very nice job on the interface. A huge improvement over the "2x" gui. There does seem to be a problem with the forward/backward keys, at first they did not respond at all and now they seem to work just fine. I would like to see some more keyboard shortcuts in the future. Anyways, great work, thank you!
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4.75
Anonymous
04 August 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc3
Works very well on my computer, sometimes better than VLC.
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Anonymous
29 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc3
Sorry, but this version is no good. I tried, and trashed it/ for the older version is more user friendly than the new one. The design has changed, but that's about it. Cannot even do a fast forward with the left button. gee, we need user friendly applications not just nice looking ones !!!
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Anonymous
28 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc3
It seems everyone is confused on whats going on with this app. Mplayer 1.0pre8 is the underlying video player. The link here downloads Mplayer with a mac gui created by the same guy that made the Mplayer 2.0 version. He has put his gui code into the mplayer project tree for people to work on. Mplayer (not the gui) is very stable and when compiled right plays everything perfect. Any crashing with things like wmv's will be from either the gui config itself or how the package was compiled. The creator of Mplayer 2.0 is working on documents explaing how you can download and build the source for the gui and connect it to the Mplayer aplication. I repeat the mac gui is under heavy dev, the main Mplayer code is already very stable.
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Anonymous
27 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc3
I can tell you that it does not work on my computer (G3 with MacOSX 10.3.9). There is no video view, only the controller and the playlist. Note that MPlayer OSX 2 did work for me. It also crashes on most WMV files. Furthermore it I miss zooming (apart from full screen). The GUI is not yet right in my eyes. Some buttons are too close to the edge, and the controller is too large. It would be better to have an icon for the PL button, and the placement is a bit odd. The volume slider is a bit small, there is more than enough space. For the rest, I can't say much, as I don't see anything. I think this app is not ready for prime time yet, version numbering should start with a 0., not a 1.0.
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Anonymous
27 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc3
why does the site say it can play wmv3 files when it clearly cannot?
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Anonymous
27 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc3
A quick search with Gooogle shows that the working MPlayer info link is http://www.mplayerhq.hu/homepage/design7/info.html I have used this app in its v2.0 incarnation for some time now and it has NEVER let me down - this has run any movie I have ever thrown at it. Just a fabulous app! The only thing that worries me is the price ... it should be more for what it does! ;)
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Anonymous
26 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc3
You need OSX 10.3.9 with quicktime 7.0
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Anonymous
26 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc3
"More information" link is broken, tries to go to "http://www.mlpayerhq.hu/" (typo!).
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Anonymous
26 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc3
Doesn't work on 10.3.9, gives error message "can't open library: /System/Library/Frameworks/QuartzCore.framework/Versions/A/QuartzCore (No such file or directory, errno = 2)" in the console log. Must be Tiger only?? Download file was "MPlayer-dev-CVS-050724.dmg"
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Anonymous
26 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc3
got it today and i can tell only good things about mplayer. it plays almost all of my movie files so far!!! GUI is quite nice! i will test it more extensively, but i am grateful Mr. Developer for such a good app to such a price! thank you very much!!!
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Anonymous
26 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc3
Please read the "Whats New" section above and if you are experiencing any problem with mplayer, begin by deleting the mplayer preferences in "~/Library/Preferences/". You can also look at the mplayerosx log file for more information about the problem. Im also reading all comment posted here so tell me what feature you would like to see added in future release. And If anyone can donate an old G3 system capable of running panther, I would really appreciate that and g3 user of mplayerosx also.
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Anonymous
26 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc3
I just don't get the rants and raves about this. This is still the most mixed up player out there for any platform. The only thing it has going with it is that it will play lots of formats. This new interface doesn't make it any better. Now I get a movie attached to the controller but it still spawns a seperate item in the dock which bounces continually while the movie plays. And great, now I can't resize the video window. The player still puases, skips, and stutters any time I access the menu. The playback volume still is way lower than what comes out of VLC, and never sounds as good. I don't think dressing up the buttons to look like aqua is what this player needs. I think it needs a redesign on how to include mplayer into the GUI before the interface gets yet another facelift.
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4.5
Anonymous
26 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc3
WOW ! Great new interface !!!
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5
Anonymous
26 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc3
Nice new interface! Ciao VLC -> Hello MPlayer!
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Anonymous
16 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc2
trashed wmp + vlc, no need for them. ps: sorry vlc, we had fun didnt we? who knows, might see ya round some time... ps: wmp can get fuked...
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4.75
SheDevil^
14 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc2
Easy to use with no required plugins to be downloaded or full versions to purchase. My advice, dump 'quicktime' for an easier, userfriendly, 'movie experience'. Two thumbs up.
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4
Anonymous
05 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc2
MPlayer is an excellent resource and I applaud the developers for an excellent job on it. But, I just can't seem to ditch VLC and use MPlayer full time, or with any regularity, for that matter. VLC handles everything with greater compatibility and speed. It has its share of demons as well, of course, but MPlayer has yet to match VLC in terms of interface, ease of use, and the "it just works" factor with any video I throw it. Good job guys, but you could learn a lot from VLC.
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5
Anonymous
04 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc2
Great program. Free too. I will never understand why you guys are so hard on someone who is just trying to contribute to all of us-and for no personal profit?
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1
Anonymous
04 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc2
"Experimental" G3 support - that's just sad. First the previous release was put out with NO MENTION of lack of G3 support, and now it's "experimental". Nevermind that all of the "unofficial" releases had G3 support. VLC for me from now on...
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Anonymous
04 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc2
I have a little solution for the sound problem in tiger. First You have to have MplayerOSXB8r4 or the version for tiger MplayerOSXB8r5 in MplayerOSXB8r4 go to MPlayer OS X 2/Contents/Resources/mplayer/Contents/MacOS/ copy the file mplayer in MPlayer 1.0pre8 rc2 go to MPlayer OSX/Contents/Resources/External_Binaries/Mplayer/Contents/MacOS delete mplayer file and paste the other archive. open MPlayer 1.0pre8 rc2 go to preferences/miscellaneous/ and check the box "Enable active" close mplayer . thats all
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Anonymous
04 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc2
Works fine on my dual G4 w/10.3.9, but the "Get Info" feature appears to be disabled in this version. This window previously allowed seeking forward through broken or incomplete AVI files, which renders this version less useful for me. Quite honestly, MPlayer has been a love/hate relationship ever since it came out. I've experienced many crashes and bugs before, but this was the only player I could drop most MPG, AVI, ASF and WMV files on and have them play. While I haven't yet tried this version on Windows Media files yet, the previous version would play them, but with less quality than the real Windows Media Player app did. Overall, this program is a must-have app, but users must realize that it's still not good enough to ditch all your other video player yet either. Download, use it, but expect problems.
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Anonymous
04 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc2
When I click on developer's hyperlink below program's title, I'm brought to www.mlpayerhq.hu/, instead of www.mplayerhq.hu/. Just to mention...
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Anonymous
04 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc2
Known Issue, MPlayer is not starting playback uppon fisrt start. Try Opening the preferences panel located in the "MPlayer OSX" menu bar item and press ok and restart MPlayer.
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Anonymous
04 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8 rc2
Hey, what's happening to you, MPlayer ?? Used to work fine, but this new version crashes everytime I launch it… I'm on 10.4.1, on an iMac G4… Strange ! Be the next work fine, thanks !
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2.5
truthhurts
01 July 2005
Version: 1.0pre8
I get nothing but crashes. Looks like it has been compiled only for G4/G5 (I have a G3 iBook). Here's the crash log: Command: mplayer Path: /Applications/Multimedia/Video/Viewers/MPlayer OSX.app/Contents/Resources/mplayer Parent: MPlayer OSX [28957] Version: ??? (1.0pre8) PID: 28958 Thread: Unknown Link (dyld) error: incompatible cpu-subtype
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Anonymous
23 June 2005
Version: 1.0pre8
This version also so far has refused to play anything I've tried, whereas the "original" was fine.
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Anonymous
22 June 2005
Version: 1.0pre8
now we have two Mplayer, that's stupid. Which is the best? Confusing.
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Anonymous
21 June 2005
Version: 1.0pre8
This is confusing. There are now two variations of mPlayer running around. There's this one - which is a new preview release from the official site ( http://www.mplayerhq.hu/homepage/design7/dload.html ), and the older one still being worked on at the MPlayerOSX Sourceforge site ( http://mplayerosx.sourceforge.net/ ). This version doesn't contain the playlist (and the prefs for it are greyed out) and the interface has been modified a bit. It also looks like fonts for subtitles is missing.
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Anonymous
21 June 2005
Version: 1.0pre8
XAnim codecs are included for the Mac OS X package? I hope so... BTW, the link for the dev's website (More Information) is wrong. The correct is: http://www.mplayerhq.hu
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Anonymous
21 June 2005
Version: 1.0pre8
hmm seems different to the usual 2.0 release. has a simpler, cleaner UI. i kinda like it
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Anonymous
21 June 2005
Version: 1.0pre8
Where is the playlist? Am I missing something here?
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4.5
Anonymous
21 June 2005
Version: 1.0pre8
since VLC not working proper on Tiger, this is quite a good choice for playing all kind of movie files....-but i´m a bit confused...- but why comes Version 1.0 after Version 2.0, i´ve been using recently?
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  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later

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