[MPlayer-users] Playing multiple videos at the same time
diego at biurrun.de
Thu Aug 8 08:29:02 CEST 2002
On Thu, Aug 08, 2002 at 01:22:43AM -0400, Jakub Pieczonka wrote:
> I actually want to play two videos side by side on the same screen. Is
> this possible? Do I need to run two instances of MPlayer? Currently, it
> returns an error message that the video out device could not be
> initialized. I tried several different modes (dga, xv, gl2, sdl) but
> none of them seemed to help.
Yes, no problem. Just run mplayer with two different video out drivers.
One of them should be x11, though. I had success with -vo x11 on one
movie and any -vo option for the other one. My machine even appears to
be fast enough for this (K6-III 500).
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