SMPlayer is a free open source multimedia player, often use to play audio and video files.

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Very unstable video playback on Ubuntu 15.10

From VLC and SMPlayer to Chrome, I am experiencing daily and even hourly video playback issues. For one, please look at this YouTube video that was playing in full-screen mode in Chrome and as soon as ...
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Smplayer + MPV subtitle size

I started using Smplayer 16.1.10 + MPV (git-9a2a0b0) on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and i realized that i cannot set my subtitle font size by default. I go to preferences and subtitle and i set it to ...
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Can't play FLV with SMPlayer

What happens is the video plays for 10seconds exactly and then it's automatically stopped, every single time, it happens only for flv videos. If I use another player like windows media it plays fine ...
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While using mpv as back-end of Smplayer, I can't use vdpau in videos.

While I choose mpv as the back-end of smplayer, the hardware acceleration of video (vdpau) can't be used in the video and falls down to the software decoding. Meanwhile, if I choose mplayer as the ...
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I can't get SMPlayer to work with mpv

I have mpv installed and I can run videos with it, but I would like to use mpv with SMPlayer. When I go to Preferences>General in SMPlayer, MPlayer/mpv executable points to "/usr/bin/mpv" that leads ...
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Media Player Filetypes

I am using SMPlayer but it is not supporting all video formats. What should I do? The screen remain white. The format of those videos are '720p.BluRay.2CH.x265.HEVC-PSA'.
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(Lubuntu 15.04) Error installing SMplayer dependencies

I wanted to install SMplayer because I found VLC was too taxing on my CPU when I tried to play 1080p videos. When I tried to install via Lubuntu Software Center (which would have installed all the ...
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XFCE: Drag-and-drop pointer stuck on some windows

In some programs like SMPlayer and Clementine when dragging the window with the mouse (for example by accidentally clicking on the program window instead of the media progress bar), the mouse pointer ...
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Glitches in smplayer playing fullscreen

So, I've seen it for quite some time now and it's bothering me a little. When I play a video fullscreen in smplayer, I get graphical glitches in a horizontal line about a quarter of the screen from ...
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SMPlayer subtitled stopped showing

I was watching a video in smplayer (in ubuntu 14.04) and the subtitles suddenly stopped showing. I don't know what happened , but now no video is showing any subtitles. I tried uninstalling and ...
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How do I deal with mplayer2 forwarding latency?

I use smplayer as default player on ubuntu 15.04, which is provided by mplayer2 now. It takes mplayer2 more than 3 secs to forward a video, which is unacceptable. On ubuntu 12.04 or 14.04 LTS, ...
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Remove DBUS support from an application

I'm trying to remove an application from the sound indicator menu (smplayer), and every time I remove it using dconf-editor, if I launch it again, it adds itself back. Is there an .so file or ...
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Subdownloader is not working anymore

It was a great application once, but for me at least it hasn't worked for the last several months. I can search for subtitles, but when I try to download one, it always displays the message Unable to ...
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SMPlayer - YouTube Explorer doesn't record videos on Ubuntu 15.04. Please… Help!

friends! On Ubuntu 14.10, SMPlayer worked properly and efficient. But on version 15.04, this app doesn't record the videos. What can I do? Tks, Fernando
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SMPlayer plays mp4 video too fast on Ubuntu 14.04

Another way: I try to download source and compile latest mplayer, Now when I play mp4 file with command line mplayer Train.mp4 have no problem, but still when play with smplayer have the same ...
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How to increase video quality in SMPlayer like cyberlink powerdvd?

Cyberlink Powerdvd have a feature called "software decoding with truetheater enhancement". For example: "to up scale the original video to a higher resolution version, which is sharper and ...
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Mplayer not working after upgrading to 14.04

Last night I upgraded to 14.04 from 13.10. After reboot, I can't play mp4 videos on smplayer. (and also from mplayer using terminal) I get following error. :~$ mplayer '/home/vishwaje/Desktop/A-ha - ...
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Smplayer problem on Ubuntu 14.04

Ever since I upgraded to 14.04 I've had problems with my smplayer playback. I thought it might be an upgrade issue and so I fresh-installed the OS and installed smplayer first thing, still the same ...
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Can't play .TS format from a Samsung TV recording

I recored a movie by Samsung TV and It has a .TS format, and I can't play it. I tried VLC and Smplayer. None of them work. In VLC I get this Error: [0x7fbc40c018b8] ts demux error: libdvbpsi (misc ...
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problems with video playback speed and sound in 14.04?

my machine is having problems with video playback with both SmPlayer and the built in player. the videos are sped up and sound is chopped. i didn't change any settings or mess with them in any way ...
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how to know the libass version already installed and how to update it

how can i know the current version of libass installed and how can i update it to the latest or how can i install it from scratch? i have Ubuntu 13.10 and Sm player installed, and I'm facing some ...
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Unable to download subtitles from SMPlayer

Today I noticed I can't download subtitles using SMPlayer, it worked couple days ago, when I try to download subtitle I get this error: Download failed: Moved Permanently Is there a fix for this?
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smplayer hides mouse cursor permanently

In 13.10, smplayer (and kmplayer and kplayer) hides the mouse pointer - permanently - it happens when start playing any video, and never comes back even after the program quits. The cursor can be ...
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mplayer SVN r34540 update

How can I update my mplayer to latest version? I am using mplayer integrated with smplayer.
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Screen turns off while watching video (VLC player & SM player)

I'm on ubuntu 12.04 and I've already read similar questions and answers regarding this issue but none of them reported the same problem as I have. The problem is that the screen turns off after 10 ...
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SMPlayer playlist works only sometimes

I have uninstalled Ubuntu built in player and instead of it i installed SMPlayer. When i want play more songs in playlist sometimes it automatically plays song after song but mostly it stops on every ...
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How to repair videos?

Videos' size became 0byte. I don't know what happened. But some of the videos work, those recently played became 0byte. On Totem says: Stream contains no data. And on other player they don't play ...
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kubuntu - vlc or smplayer video quality settings for HD movies (mkv etc…)

I have ubuntu 12.04.02 with kde 4.10 with 3d effects. I have a recent very fast PC. I have a ATI msi R6870 video card fglrx proprietary drivers 13.1. I have used video tearing option to reduce video ...
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SMPlayer doesn't work with VDPAU?

I recently bought a Nvidia GT 440, and installed the proprietary nvidia-experimental-310 driver. Every player seems to be working alright with VDPAU, except Mplayer frontends like SMPlayer. Any ...
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Nautilus 3.6.3: open folder with

Ubuntu 12.10 64 bits Gnome-shell 3.6.2 Nautilus 3.6.3 I have installed SMPlayer. It has a useful (to me) option called "Add folder content to SMPlayer playlist" (or something like that, my native ...
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How to boost mplayer (SMPlayer) sound (in Lubuntu)?

I am thinking of the useful feature present in the MPUI video player (mplayer for windows) that can enable volume boost to impressive levels (not from the volume slider, but just from the mouse ...
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SMPlayer not playing any sound

I am trying to play various formats on SMPlayer but none of them have sound, mp4, mp3, flash videos after download from youtube, wav. These are all playing with GNOME MPlayer, but I require the ...
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mplayer does not disable screensaver

so i have upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 and i installed smplayer from the repositories. The thing is when i play a movie (even in full screen) the screen saver comes up. I have to disable screensaver ...
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Cannot play youtube videos in SMPlayer (v.0.8.0) using smtube (v.1.1)

Everything seems ok in smplayer except that. Youtube also works in internet browsers. Changing smtube settings doesn't help
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SMPlayer and Gnome Player (mplayer in fact) cannot play (crash imediatly) in Lubuntu . What can I do?

I have just reinstalled my Lubuntu OS. I have installed lubuntu and ubuntu-restricted extras but cannot play video in smplayer or gnome player. log shows something like: /usr/bin/mplayer -noquiet ...
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SMPlayer not playing MP4 format

I am trying to run some MP4 videos on SMplayer , but the player is only playing the audio, and no video is visible. The same file I open in VLC player is showing video + audio. I like SMPlayer, as its ...