[MPlayer-users] Piping mplayer output while displaying to -vo device

Oliver Seitz info at vtnd.de
Wed Jan 21 10:27:33 CET 2009

>> Yes. In most cases when this question comes up, one suggests to record
>> the
>> stream with mplayer and do not play the stream but the recording. Like
>> mplayer $1 -dumpstream -dumpfile record.mplayer &
>> sleep 10
>> mplayer record.mplayer
> But doesn't that delay playback quite a bit? And also, while trying to
> playback the recorded stream with mplayer, it just exits saying
> "Exiting...
> (End of File)".

Increase the delay before starting the second mplayer task to give the
first task enough time to buffer a reasonable amount of data.


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