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MPV

MPV is an audio and movie player based on MPlayer and mplayer2.

  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Android
  • BSD
  • Xfce
Avg rating of 4.2 (23)| 27 comments
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MPV information

  • Developed byMPV Team
  • LicensingOpen Source and Free product.
  • Written in
  • RatingAverage rating of 4.2 (23 ratings)
  • Alternatives88 alternatives listed

Supported Languages

  • English

GitHub repository

  •  20,780 Stars
  •  2,475 Forks
  •  974 Open Issues
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Our users have written 27 comments and reviews about MPV, and it has gotten 411 likes

MPV was added to AlternativeTo by yuki on and this page was last updated .

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paucoma
  
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Simple, Clean, Lightweight and plays video files other players cant probably due to corrupt headers, I Frames, etc... highly recommended

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LongLife
  
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At first it seems like it's a player that only has a play and stop button but if you take the time to read the documentation you realize how powerful and customizable it is.

Thanks to 3rd party scripts (addons) it can do some insane things which other players just can't.

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Lehuga
  
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It's lightweight but in cost of the ugly interface, mpv.net is better than this all day long

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zavakz
  
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This seems to just do what I need it to do and not get in the way.

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CeesT
  
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It's open source and light weight. Interface is sparse but pretty.

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Text
  
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I love MPV, I think the only real alternative is VLC and only for more advanced usage. MPV is perfect for more light use, its minimal, highly configurable and very low on hardware sources.

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Olorin
  
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Great multimedia player that can play most formats. But there is not much in the way of a GUI. Learning the hotkeys is very helpful.

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Tags

  • Media Player
  • Audio Player
  • Xfce
  • movie-player
  • Video Player
  • floating-player

MPV platform details

Linux

Distributions usually package outdated, unmaintained, and unsupported versions of mpv. Go to the official web of mpv for the latest version.

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