[mythtv-users] Bookmarking in Videos

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Mon Dec 1 00:51:10 UTC 2008

On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 9:37 AM, Aaron Klein <klein.aaron at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Im not aware if I am using an external player or internal.  It looks
>>> like its using mplayer based on the setup menus for the video player.
>>> The following is the line in setup for the default player "mplayer -fs
>>> -zoom -quiet -vo xv %s"  As far as I can recall that would have been
>>> the default setting.
>> you are using mplayer. See my earlier post.
>> Or if you want to try the internal player, use Internal as the player
>> command (note the capitalisation, initial capital I on Internal).
> Prior to your response I changed it to Internal  just to see what
> would happen.  Indeed the bookmarking and all the other aspects I am
> familiar with are there.  This makes me wonder why would the default
> player for videos be different than the player for recordings in the
> first place if the included player will deal with common video codecs
> like avi/divx.

The internal player has got a lot better at a larger variety of
containers and codecs. mplayer used to be better. Its a hang over.

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