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       SMPlayer - The best GUI frontend for MPlayer


       smplayer  [-minigui]  [-mpcgui]  [-defaultgui]  [-config-path  <directory>]  [-send-action
       <action_name>]  [-actions  <action_list>]  [[-no]-close-at-end]  [[-no]-fullscreen]  [-sub
       <subtitle_file>]  [-pos  <x>  <y>]  [-size <width> <height>] [-add-to-playlist] [-disable-
       server] [-help|--help|-h|-?] [<media1>] [<media2>]...


       SMPlayer is a GUI media player based on Qt 4, using mplayer(1) as its backend.


              Open the mini GUI instead of the default one.

              Open the mpc GUI instead of the default one.

              Open the default gui.

       -config-path <directory>
              Specify   the   directory    for    the    configuration    files    (smplayer.ini,

       -send-action <action_name>
              Try  to  make a connection to another running instance and send to it the specified

              Example: smplayer -send-action pause

              The rest of options (if any) will be ignored and the application will exit. It will
              return 0 on success or -1 on failure.

       -actions <action_list>
              <action_list>  is  a  list  of  actions  separated  by  spaces. The actions will be
              executed just after loading the file (if any) in  the  same  order  as  input.  For
              switchable actions you can pass true or false as parameter.

              Example: smplayer "fullscreen compact true"

              Quotes are necessary in case you pass more than one action.

              Close the main window when the file/playlist finishes.

              Do not close the main window when the file/playlist finishes.

              Play the video in fullscreen mode.

              Play the video in windowed mode.

       -sub   Specify the subtitle file to be loaded (for the first video only).

       -pos <x> <y>
              Specify the coordinates where the main window will be displayed.

       -size <width> <height>
              Specify the size of the main window.

       -h, -help, --help, -?
              Show the help message and then exit.

              If  there  is  another instance running, the media will be added to that instance's
              playlist. If there is no other instance, this option will be ignored and the  files
              will be opened in a new instance.

              Disables  the  server used to communicate with other instances.  This also disables
              the possibility to use a single instance.

       <media1> <media2> ...
              Any kind of file that SMPlayer can open. It can  be  a  local  file,  a  DVD  (e.g.
              dvd://1), an Internet stream (e.g. mms://....) or a local playlist in format m3u or




       The author of SMPlayer is Ricardo Villalba <>.

       This manual page was written by Matvey Kozhev <> for the Ubuntu  project
       (but may be used by others).  Has been updated by greengreat <> for the
       SMPlayer project (July 2009).

       Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the  terms  of
       the  GNU  General  Public  License,  Version  2 or any later version published by the Free
       Software Foundation. On Debian systems, the  complete  text  of  the  GNU  General  Public
       License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.


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