[linux-audio-user] audio/video player for theatre use anyone?

Joern Nettingsmeier nettings at folkwang-hochschule.de
Sat Mar 3 14:38:45 EST 2007


Lee Revell wrote:
> On 3/2/07, Joern Nettingsmeier <nettings at folkwang-hochschule.de> wrote:
>> as i said, it's absolutely not a problem if it supported only one or two
>> open, well-documented and generally sane video codecs. the most
>> important thing (i think) is the pre-buffering feature - tacking a nice
>> "instant play" user interface on a playlist-driven player wouldn't be
>> hard, but i don't know of any existing players that do buffering...
>>
> 
> mplayer has the --cache option.

indeed. if i can convince mplayer to start, seed the cache and go into 
pause mode until some external event comes in, then that'll be fine... 
thanks for this idea!



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