MPV 0.24 Media Player Adds Experimental Stream Recording, X11 Pseudo HiDPI Scaling
Written by Michael Larabel in Multimedia on 15 February 2017 at 08:26 PM EST. 1 Comment
MULTIMEDIA --
MPV Player, the popular fork of MPlayer/MPlayer2, is out this week with a significant feature update.

MPV 0.24 is the new release and it comes with a number of notable additions. New to MPV 0.24 is an experimental C plug-in interface, an experimental stream recording feature, prefetching for the next playlist entry, VA-API now supports 10-bit video formats, and X11 pseudo HiDPI scaling support.

MPV 0.24 also fixes high CPU usage under Wayland in some instances, improved OpenGL video output, some VA-API updates, fixed 10-bit decoding with CUDA, and various other changes.

More details on the MPV 0.24.0 release via GitHub.

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