• Insert below content into ti and save or just wget/curl it
  • mediainfo --Output=file://ti VP9_2160p60_19M.mkv --LogFile=info.log
  • cat info.log
Name.........: VP9_2160p60_19M.mkv  
Size.........: 70.1 MiB  
Duration.....: 00:00:30.481  
Resolution...: 3840x2160 16:9  
Codec........: V_VP9 19.2 Mbps 64.408 fps  
Audio........: Opus 128 Kbps  2 Channel  

Sources:

Easier way to install or build mpv with mmal hardware decoding and ffmpeg/libass

Install

  • mkdir rpimpv && cd rpimpv
  • wget https://awesome.nwgat.ninja/deb/mpv/mpv_0.20.0_armhf.deb https://awesome.nwgat.ninja/deb/mpv/libass_0.13.3-1_armhf.deb https://awesome.nwgat.ninja/deb/mpv/ffmpeg_3.1.3-1_armhf.deb
  • sudo dpkg -i *.deb
  • sudo apt-get -f install
  • sudo apt-get install libluajit
  • wget https://awesome.nwgat.ninja/deb/mpv/mpv.conf -O $HOME/.config/mpv/mpv.conf
  • sudo wget https://yt-dl.org/downloads/latest/youtube-dl -O /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl
  • sudo chmod a+rx /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl

Play a file

  • mpv http://ow.ly/10tB0C (Big Buck Bunny 1080p30)
  • mpv https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqz-KE-bpKQ (Big Buck Bunny 1080p30)

mmal error

  • sudo su
  • echo "gpu_mem=159" >> /boot/config.txt
  • echo "gpu_mem=256" >> /boot/config.txt (rpi2/rpi3)
  • sudo reboot

you can tweak the settings in mpv config file, if you need to move the window or change resolution of youtube, it currently defaults to 1080p30

  • nano $HOME/.config/mpv/mpv.conf

note: it will default to borderless non-movable window, this is a limitation of raspberry pi

Build it yourself

  • sudo apt-get install -y gperf bison flex autoconf automake make texinfo help2man libtool libtool-bin ncurses-dev git yasm mercurial cmake cmake-curses-gui libfribidi-dev checkinstall libfontconfig1-dev libgl1-mesa-dev libgles2-mesa-dev gnutls-dev libsmbclient-dev libpulse-dev libbluray-dev libdvdread-dev libluajit-5.1-dev libjpeg-dev libv4l-dev libcdio-cdda-dev libcdio-paranoia-dev
  • git clone https://github.com/mpv-player/mpv-build.git
  • cd mpv-build
  • echo --enable-mmal >> ffmpeg_options
  • ./use-mpv-release
  • ./use-ffmpeg-release
  • ./update
  • ./rebuild -j4
  • sudo ./install
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