[MPlayer-users] Playing DASH streams / .mpd files

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Tue Mar 16 23:01:14 EET 2021

On Sat, Mar 13, 2021 at 06:23:21AM +0000, Dave Woodfall wrote:
> How does one play a DASH stream in mplayer?
> https://a.files.bbci.co.uk/media/live/manifesto/audio/simulcast/dash/nonuk/dash_low/aks/bbc_radio_four_extra.mpd

I've not had time to actually test, but I think it should just work
if you link against a separately built FFmpeg instead of MPlayer's
own copy.
The problem is that with the built-in FFmpeg copy we disable the DASH
demuxer because it would create a dependency on libxml2.

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