Mplayer Select Video Out Driver with mplayer -vo Option

by on May 4, 2008 · 1 comment· LAST UPDATED May 4, 2008

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If you see error that read as follows while playing video files:
It seems there is no Xvideo support for your video card available.

Try mplayer command as follows:
$ mplayer -vo xv file.avi

Under XFree86 4.0.2 or newer, you can use your card's hardware YUV routines using the XVideo extension. This is what the option -vo xv uses. Also, this driver supports adjusting brightness/contrast/hue/etc. Type following for other (non-xv) video out drivers list:
$ mplayer -vo help

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1 johnlenon November 4, 2008 at 9:29 am

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