[MPlayer-users] Playing QHD (3840x2160) material with mplayer
Dean S. Messing
deanm at sharplabs.com
Fri Apr 18 15:55:17 CEST 2008
Phil Rhodes wrote:
> So what format is this video in?
24-bit uncompressed RGB (research clips)
made via a modified `transcode' from individual .png files.
> If it's an AVI or something, that shouldn't really
> present a problem - it's just a big disk array, or, if
> it's short, a lot of RAM.
The problem is that I can't get it to play at anything near
24 fps using any of the mplayer facilities. I am playing it
out of RAM.
> I'm not aware there's a provision that any playback
> software should intrinsically be able to figure out
> that media size is less than available RAM and
> therefore cache the whole thing. There are many
> situations where that wouldn't be desired behaviour -
> although I'd have hoped you could cause it to be done
> by offering mplayer the right settings.
Who said anything about figuring out the size? It's QHD material
and the size information is in the header.
More information about the MPlayer-users