[MPlayer-users] Apple trailers and dumpstream

Jeremy Hansen jebrhansen at gmail.com
Thu Nov 23 13:15:31 CET 2006

> So now I do mplayer -v http://some_trailer.mov
> To get the actual url to the trailer
> mplayer -dumpstream http://currect_some_trailer.mov
> To download the movie trailer
> mplayer stream.dump
> to play the trailer
> Is there some shortcut to do this with mplayer, or am I forced to
> Manuely find the actually url to a movie trailer from apple trailers.
> I have tryed to with mplayer -dumpstream -playlist
> That gives an warring with empty play list

I don't know about a shortcut but it would be easy to create a script...

mplayer -v http://some_trailer.mov
grep filename
mplayer -dumpstream `awk '{print $2}'`

Good Luck

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