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Old 07-28-2003, 07:18 PM   #1
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about the mplayer


I use mplayer to watch films. And I meet a problem.

I do not watch a film from the very begining, I want to it play from the half. what should I do then?

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Old 07-28-2003, 07:34 PM   #2
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And sometimes there are two vice in the film, what should I do to change the voice channel?

I start the mplayer by command on the rxvt, and how can I use command when the film is playing?

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Old 07-28-2003, 07:41 PM   #3
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My player really makes me sad.

the voice do not go together with the pictures. Sometimes voice is faster and sometimes is slower.
 
Old 07-28-2003, 08:16 PM   #4
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I do not know much about configuring mplayer, gexiaofei.
Unfortunately the problem may be your computer. I have noticed problems playing online video (mixed up audio), but playing video from my hard disk almost always works good. Sometimes I get the message that my computer is too slow and I click it off. My computer has a 500MZ processor with 256 MB RAM.
Perhaps using ICE or Blackbox (which would use less RAM) instead of KDE (I think default for RedFlag) would allow better playback? This has crossed my mind but I have not tried it yet.
 
Old 07-28-2003, 10:02 PM   #5
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To start a film from the halfway point is no big problem; you can start mplayer using the "-ss" flag, and specify the time you'd like to start from. So if you want to start 1 hour and 30 minutes into the movie, you can start mplayer like this:

mplayer -ss 01:30:00

Also, if you're using gmplayer, you can just drag the slider to the halfway point

As for running another command in your rxvt window while mplayer is running, I'm not too sure. I've not had good luck running mplayer in the background, so the easiest thing to do is probably to open up a new rxvt before you start mplayer :P

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Old 07-29-2003, 03:49 AM   #6
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to adjust the sound offset, use the + and - keys.
 
Old 07-29-2003, 05:09 AM   #7
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Thank you for you all.

I am using gmplayer. And when play rm films, I just can not drag the slide to where I want.
 
Old 07-29-2003, 06:16 AM   #8
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i doubt mplayer can seek in realmedia files. please remeber that support for real and other similar proprietry formats is done completely blindly, and by pure luck / guesswork, as there is obviosully no API available to use.
 
Old 07-29-2003, 08:28 AM   #9
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In fact I am now watching a realmedia film. I can use the gmplayer playing many king of medias.
 
Old 07-29-2003, 08:45 AM   #10
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i know, but like i said, you *can't* seek it...
 
Old 07-29-2003, 08:49 AM   #11
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yeah that's the problem.

A pity.
 
  


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