SVP:SMPlayer

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Setting up SMPlayer (Windows, Linux)


Installation - Windows

  • Install [VPS_64] mpv video player package via SVP's "Additional programs and features"
  • Install 64-bit version of SMPlayer,
  • Open Preferences,
  • On the General tab set Multimedia engine to Other and browse for the one from SVP's folder: \Program Files (x86)\SVP 4\mpv64\mpv.exe,
  • Navigate to Advanced -> MPlayer/mpv and add the following arguments to the Options list:
--input-ipc-server=mpvpipe --hr-seek-framedrop=no

Installation - Linux

  • Install mpv
  • Install SMPlayer:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rvm/smplayer 
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install smplayer smplayer-themes smplayer-skins
  • Open Preferences
  • In the General section ensure that MPlayer/mpv executable set to /usr/bin/mpv
  • Navigate to Advanced -> Options for MPlayer/mpv and add the following arguments to the Options list:
--input-ipc-server=/tmp/mpvsocket --hr-seek-framedrop=no

Known issues - Linux

mpv from rvm/smplayer repo may conflict with the one from djcj/vapoursynth

To check available mpv versions:

# apt-cache policy mpv
mpv:
 Installed: 1:0.15.0-1~trusty
 Candidate: 2:0.12.0+git
 Version table:
    2:0.12.0+git 0
       500 http://ppa.launchpad.net/rvm/smplayer/ubuntu/ trusty/main amd64 Packages
*** 1:0.15.0-1~trusty 0
       500 http://ppa.launchpad.net/djcj/vapoursynth/ubuntu/ trusty/main amd64 Packages

To install specific version - latest mpv with Vapoursynth support:

apt-get install mpv=1:0.15.0-1~trusty