Play with MPV
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Overview

Sends videos in pages like youtube to an external MPV player

Chrome extension and python server that allows you to play videos in webpages with MPV instead. Right-click links and pages to play videos in MPV. (Or Ctrl+Space) Works on nearly every website thanks to youtube-dl. Requires several dependencies, see website for more info. 1. Install MPV 2. Install Python 2 or 3 and pip 3. Install this chrome extension 4. Install server: `pip install git+git://github.com/thann/play-with-mpv --user` 5. Run server: `play-with-mpv` from the terminal or use linux shortcut 6. (optional) Autostart on linux: `cp ~/.local/share/applications/thann.play-with-mpv.desktop ~/.config/autostart/`

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Valandil MinyaturSep 15, 2023

Works perfect But the initial setup can be a lil problematic. Someone who isn't using git will get stuck at step #4. Without git installed: 1. Install MPV 2. Install python 3. Install chrome extension 4. Go to https://github.com/thann/play-with-mpv and download everthing by pressing "Code" [Green button] -> "Download ZIP" 5. Extract everything 6. Start server by running "play-with-mpv.py" 7. Reload any website for media playback / Restart browser The chrome extension has to be configured a... Show more

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Wolfgang HukriedeJun 9, 2023

Cannot get it installed. Relevant message is (I think): Preparing metadata (setup.py): started Preparing metadata (setup.py): finished with status 'error' error: subprocess-exited-with-error × python setup.py egg_info did not run successfully. Someone willing to clarify? Sorry, I don't have hours to debug this stuff.

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ВладимирOct 14, 2021

But with youtube-dl low download speed from youtube, look at yt-dlp.

Details

  • Version
    0.1.0
  • Updated
    May 1, 2020
  • Offered by
    Thann
  • Size
    21.75KiB
  • Languages
    English (United States)
  • Developer
    Email
    burtonboarder8@gmail.com
  • Non-trader
    This developer has not identified itself as a trader. For consumers in the European Union, please note that consumer rights do not apply to contracts between you and this developer.

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