[MPlayer-users] MPlayer questions

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de
Fri Feb 29 23:02:00 CET 2008

On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 09:50:41PM +0000, Michael TD Nelson wrote:
> 1. I'm using JACK audio output. Is there any way that I can reduce the
> volume to zero before playback starts? This is *really* important to me.
> My sound card has no hardware mixer.

Since you then need software volume control anyway: -af volume=-200

> 2. I tend to launch mplayer by selecting video files using Konqueror. I
> expect that it's nothing to do with mplayer - but does anyone know of a
> way I can make a second or third file open in the same instance of
> mplayer - or add itself to a playlist?

Better use one of the Gui frontends for MPlayer for that kind of thing,
e.g. smplayer.

Reimar Döffinger

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