MPV Media Player 0.29.0 Released

Last updated on July 27th, 2018 MPV media player, an open-source fork of mplayer2 and mplayer, reached 0.29.0 release with numerous changes. MPV 0.29 now requires FFmpeg 4.0 or newer, and it features: ao/openal: Add better sample format and channel layout selection ao/openal: Add support for direct channels output cocoa-cb: initial implementation via opengl-cb API… Continue reading MPV Media Player 0.29.0 Released

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SMPlayer 18.3 Released with Fix for Youtube Playback

SMPlayer 18.3, a new monthly release of the Mplayer / MPV front-end, was released a few hours ago. SMPlayer is a small release with only following changes: Possibility to search for subtitles using the hash and filename methods at the same time. Fix a bug which prevented to play some YouTube URLs. How to Install… Continue reading SMPlayer 18.3 Released with Fix for Youtube Playback

SMPlayer 18.2 Released with YouTube Playlists Support

SMPlayer 18.2, the second release of the free media player in 2018, was available one day ago with two new features. Changes in SMPlayer 18.2 include: Now it’s possible to use a priority list of preferred languages for the audio and subtitles. Now there’s support for YouTube playlists. In the playlist window, click in the… Continue reading SMPlayer 18.2 Released with YouTube Playlists Support

How to Install MPV 0.28.0 in Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04

MPV media player reached the 0.28.0 release a few days ago. Here’s how to install it via PPA in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 16.04. MPV 0.28.0 requires FFmpeg 3.4 and features initial d3d11 and vulkan support. Other changes include: Add DRM_PRIME Format Handling and Display for RockChip MPP decoders Add support for Display P3 primaries support… Continue reading How to Install MPV 0.28.0 in Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04

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SMPlayer 17.11 Released with Small Fixes (How-to Install)

The SMPlayer media player reached the 17.11.0 release earlier today. The new release features a few small bug-fixes and improvements. Changes in SMPlayer 17.11 include: The video equalizer by software has been fixed. The thumbnail generator is now more precise with short videos. The audio quality of the audio equalizer has been improved. The option… Continue reading SMPlayer 17.11 Released with Small Fixes (How-to Install)