[MPlayer-users] feature request
inverseparadox at comcast.net
Wed Apr 27 14:27:37 CEST 2005
Johan van den Dorpe wrote:
> We use mplayer a lot and it does a great job.
> The one thing that everyone here wants from it though, is to be able
> to step through a video frame by frame.
> Do you think that they would be possible?
It certainly is.
From the man page, under KEYBOARD CONTROL/general control:
Step forward. Pressing once will pause movie, every consecutive
press will play one frame and then go into pause mode again (any other
This was once a considerably requested feature, IIRC, but almost
nothing's been heard about it since it was implemented; then again,
that's probably a good sign.
(Something similar can be done indirectly via slave mode, but you can
look up the command for that yourself.)
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