Make MPlayer play h264 video files faster on multicore machines

Posted by Cypress on Jul 26, 2009 5:26 PM EDT
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You can make MPlayer play h264-encoded video files a lot faster on multicore machines if you graft some libraries from the ffmpeg-mt project into the resulting mplayer binary. We need to recompile for this. First, use Subversion to download the code for MPlayer: svn co svn:// mplayer Then the code for ff-mpeg svn co svn:// ffmpeg-mt Remove the old libavcodec, libavformat and libavutil code from MPlayer

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