List of Features:
- Use MPV base instead of MPlayer.
- Possibility to display two subtitles at once.
- Play videos from video sites, like Youtube, DailyMotion, Vimeo, Vevo and many more.
- SMPlayer has a better performance than the flashplayer in a web browser, specially in old PCs.
- Support for MKV ordered chapters.
- Precise seeking.
- Native support for VAAPI and VDA. Improved VDPAU.
- Better support for taking screenshots.
- Complete preferences dialog, where you can change the key shortcuts, colors and fonts of the subtitles, and many more.
- Filters. Many video and audio filters are available: deinterlace, postprocessing, denoise… and even a karaoke filter (voice removal).
- Seeking by mouse wheel. You can use your mouse wheel to go forward or backward in the video. The mouse buttons can also be customized.
- Video equalizer, allows you to adjust the brightness, contrast, hue, saturation and gamma of the video image.
- Multiple speed playback. You can play at 2X, 4X… and even in slow motion.
- Audio and subtitles delay adjustment. Allows you to sync audio and subtitles.
- Advanced options, such as selecting a demuxer or video & audio codecs.
- Possibility to search and download subtitles from opensubtitles.org.
- It can play YouTube videos. A YouTube browser is included.
- Translations: currently SMPlayer is translated into more than 30 languages, including Spanish, German, French, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese….
- Possibility to change the style and icon set of the interface.
- Free and opensource. SMPlayer is released under the GPL license.
Changelog of this version:
- The option Open -> URL can now also load YouTube playlists.
- New option in Preferences -> Subtitles to select the opacity of the background of the subtitles (available when the ‘border style’ is set to ‘opaque box’).
- The options for the preferred number of track for audio and subtitles are back.
- (mpv) Now the direct3d is the default video output for Windows, since some users reported problems with the gpu output.
- Now it’s possible to use a priority list of preferred languages for the audio and subtitles.
- Now there’s support for YouTube playlists. In the playlist window, click in the Load/save icon, select Load playlist from URL and paste the URL of the YouTube playlist.
- Fix for YouTube.
- Bug fixes.
How to install SMplayer and MPV as base?
>> Available for Ubuntu 18.04 Boinic/17.10 Artful/16.04 Xenial/14.04 Trusty/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 18/17/13/and other Ubuntu derivatives
To install SMPlayer in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
>> To install SMPlayer QT4 version add this PPA (Don’t add above then!)
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