April 3, 2016

Compiling MPV with Hardware Decoding on Raspberry Pi 1/2/3 & Zero

Outdated, see here for newer guide

Install Build Tools

Compile ffmpeg

Compile libass


Compile mpv

play video

Play a file (Big Buck Bunny 1080p 30fps)

mmal error
try setting video ram to 192

note: it will default to fullscreen and borderless window, this is a limitation of raspberry pi

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