sig.lange at gmail.com
Sun Aug 22 21:23:06 CEST 2004
Allow my opinion here...
On Sun, 22 Aug 2004 19:07:04 +0000 (UTC), Troodon <g_muppet at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all--
> I am absolutely impressed with mplayer! It can play virtually any type of
> videoclip. Using GMPlayer mplayer-1.0pre5-1 on RH 9+ AMD K6-2 500 w/ 256MB RAM.
> Four features are missing for gmplayer to be my "ideal" media player. First, I
> would like the videoclip window to remain open when finished playing, allowing
> me to use a slider to "scroll through" the movieclip (a la windows media player,
> or realplayer); currently, a window does remain open but it displays the splash
> screen rather than a frame of the last played videoclip.
So? Hit play and use the scrollbar
> Second, I would like to
> have an option "repeat forever".
gmplayer -loop 0 ...
> Third, it would be great if a standard gui were
> avaibale, with menus and a Gnome or KDE interface/controls (see, for example,
> Helix Player for Linux from RealNetworks).
gmplayer is skinable, fThe windows media player skin comes to mind
> And fourth, a feature to open
> videoclips in a single player window rather than launch multiple instances of
> mplayer every time a open a file.
> A simple bash wrapper script would be
pidof gmplayer &>/dev/null && killall -TERM gmplayer
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