[MPlayer-users] Mplayer transparency flv issue

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Tue Oct 9 13:40:00 CEST 2012

Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:

>Aakash <aakash140489 <at> gmail.com> writes:
>> I am using MPlayer(1.1 binaries) in Qt(4.8.2) 
>> on Windows 7. I need MPlayer to play videos 
>> with transparency or alpha channel as a child 
>> of my Qt window.
>I suspect no -vo currently supports transparency.
>(You could test with 32bit RGB, if I am wrong, it 
>will be easy to convert yuva420 to an rgb colour 

I don't think it would help if it did, I have not read up on it but I don't think even Windows 7 allows completely arbitrary, per pixel alpha value for windows.
Even if it did, it definitly would not work on XP, unless that is of no concern...

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