MPV 0.34 Released For Popular Linux Media Player

Written by Michael Larabel in Multimedia on 1 November 2021 at 02:33 PM EDT. 33 Comments
MPV 0.34 is now available as the newest version of this popular Linux video player that is powered by FFmpeg and forked originally from MPlayer/mplayer2 code.

MPV 0.34 is out as the newest stable release and includes a number of fixes, new command-line options, and feature enhancements. Some of the particulars about MPV 0.34 include:

- Support for switching the video output (VO) back-end at run-time.

- Improved touch event handling on Wayland.

- Improved Vulkan support in the vo_gpu code by supporting a VkDisplayKHR-backed context.

- A fix for VT switching with the VDPAU video output.

- Restored full-screen handling for the Raspberry Pi "vo_rpi" handling.

- Support for big endian systems with the "vo_wlshm" Wayland shared memory path.

Downloads and more details on the MPV 0.34 release via GitHub.
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