[mythtv-users] mplayer and mythvideo on Mac OS Leopard

jedi at mishnet.org jedi at mishnet.org
Thu Jan 3 20:37:56 UTC 2008

> Greetings,
> I have been using a mythtv frontends for a while now, but on linux. What i
> want to do is to use mplayer to play the videos that i have. But my
> problem
> is that

Your Mac video player might be having codec issues. Either it
doesn't have the right ones or it doesn't like how the files
are identifying themselves.

What does "mplayer -identify" give you?

> when i type in the somewhat silly path to the mplayer app, to match the
> type
> of file i want
> /applications/mplayer.app/...... the only thing i get is the sound, i have
> a
> feeling that the video is running in the background. Here is the big
> problem, i have no idea how to stop playback, i only have the sound and
> then
> the multicolored beachball that is rotating.
> Any one know how i can handle this problem, i would like for mplayer to
> take
> focus so i can see what is going on.
> im using a PC keyboard sooo any fancy apple keys wont help me :)
> br
> Lasse Knudsen
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