[MPlayer-users] How To Set Mplayer Window Title

Alexander Strasser eclipse7 at gmx.net
Sat May 11 15:10:13 EEST 2019


On 2019-05-10 20:34 -0400, Kevan Hashemi wrote:
> Greetings,
> We are using MPlayer to display several video streams at once. Some MPlayer windows are running in slave mode, playing recorded files. Others are running as background processes displaying incoming video streams. The system works well on Linux, MacOS, and Windows. We are delighted.
> Each Mplayer window has a title bar that says "MPlayer". We would very much like each window title to identify the source of the video. Is there a way to set the window title from the command line? Is there a way to set the window title using a slave-mode command?

You could try out

-title <text>


I didn't check if it works on all video outputs (vo) on the platforms
you need. If not you could open a feature request.


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