mplayer video playback in different sizes.

Posted: July 8, 2011. At: 9:16 AM. This was 6 years ago. Post ID: 1726

To playback video in mplayer in different sizes, just use this command:

mplayer -vf scale=960:720 my.avi

This will scale up a small frame size video to a higher size. This is good if you are playing video on the framebuffer console with mplayer and you want to be able to see the video in a larger size. Just add your user to the video group in the /etc/group file to be able to play video on the virtual consoles.

mplayer -vf scale=960:720 my.avi -flip

This will play the video upside down. Cool trick to show people.

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