GNOME-MPLAYER(1) General Commands Manual GNOME-MPLAYER(1)

gnome-mplayer - a simple GUI for MPlayer

gnome-mplayer [options] files...
gnome-mplayer [options] cdda://
gnome-mplayer [options] [dvd|dvdnav]://
gnome-mplayer [options] [http|mms|rtsp]://
gnome-mplayer [options] /dev/[sd*|dvd|cdrom]

This manual page documents briefly the gnome-mplayer command.

gnome-mplayer provides a simple and clean interface to MPlayer.
GNOME MPlayer has a rich API that is exposed via DBus.
Using DBus you can control a single or multiple instances of GNOME MPlayer from a single command.
GNOME MPlayer can be used to play media on websites when used in conjunction with Gecko Mediaplayer.

Homepage: http://kdekorte.googlepages.com/gnomemplayer

Many of the keyboard shortcuts in gnome-mplayer are the same as those found in mplayer. Here is a list of more of the commonly used shortcuts.

Media Position
Right Arrow - Fast Forward
Left Arrow - Fast Reverse
Page Up - Seek 10min forward
Page Down - Seek 10min backward
Up Arrow - Seek 1 min forward
Down Arrow - Seek 1 min backward
Space - Pause
p - Pause

Video Adjustment
1 - Contrast down 5
2 - Contrast up 5
3 - Brightness down 5
4 - Brightness up 5
5 - Hue down 5
6 - Hue up 5
7 - Saturation down 5
8 - Saturation up 5

Playback Adjustment
[ - Play 10% slower
] - Play 10% faster
{ - Half speed playback
} - Double speed playback

Volume Adjustement
9 - Volume down 10
0 - Volume up 10
m - Mute

Audio and Subtitle Track Adjustment
# - Switch Audio Track
j - Subtitle select
v - Subtitle visibility
+ - Increase Audio Delay
- - Decreate Audio Delay
z - Decrease Subtitle Delay
x - Increate Subtitle Delay

Other Options
Ctrl-D - Show/Hide file details
Ctrl-P - Show/Hide playlist
Ctrl-F/F - Un/Fullscreen
q - Quit immediately

This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.

Help Options:

-?, --help
Show summary of options
--help-all
Show all help options
--help-gtk
Show GTK+ Options

Application Options:

--window=WID
Window to embed in
-w, --width=X
Width of window to embed in
-h, --height=Y
Height of window to embed in
--controlid=CID
Unique DBUS controller id
--playlist
File Argument is a playlist
-v, --verbose
Show more output on the console
--reallyverbose
Show even more output on the console
--fullscreen
Start in fullscreen mode
--softvol
Use mplayer software volume control
--mixer=MIXER
Mixer to use
--volume
Set initial volume percentage
--showcontrols=[0|1]
Show the controls in window
--showsubtitles=[0|1]
Show the subtitles if available, defaults to 1 (yes)
--autostart=[0|1]
Autostart the media. Default is 1, set to 0 to load but don't play
--disablecontextmenu
Disable popup menu on right click
--disablefullscreen
Disable fullscreen options in browser mode
--loop
Play all files on the playlist forever
-q, --quit_on_complete
Quit application when last file on playlist is played
--random
Play items on playlist in random order
--cache
Set cache size
--forcecache
Force cache usage on streaming sites
--disabledeinterlace
Disable the deinterlace filter
--disableframedrop
Don't skip drawing frames to better keep sync
--disableass
Use the old subtitle rendering system
--disableembeddedfonts
Don't use fonts embedded on matroska files
--vertical
Use Vertical Layout
--showplaylist
Start with playlist open
--showdetails
Start with details visible
--rpname=NAME
Real Player Name
--rpconsole=CONSOLE
Real Player Console ID
--rpcontrols=Control Name,...
Real Player Console Controls
--subtitle=FILENAME
Subtitle file for first media file
--tvdevice=DEVICE
TV device name
--tvdriver=DRIVER
TV driver name (v4l|v4l2)
--tvinput=INPUT
TV input name
--tvwidth=WIDTH
Width of TV input
--tvheight=HEIGHT
Height of TV input
--tvfps=FPS
Frames per second from TV input
--single_instance
Only allow one instance
--replace_and_play
Put single instance mode into replace and play mode
--large_buttons
show interface with bigger icons, useful for touchscreens
--always_hide_after_timeout
control bar will always slide away, useful for small screens
--new_instance
Ignore single instance preference for this instance
--keep_on_top
Keep window on top
--disable_cover_art_fetch
Don't fetch new cover art images
--display=DISPLAY
X display to use

gnome-mplayer was written by Kevin DeKorte <kdekorte@gmail.com>.
June 6, 2009