[MPlayer-dev-eng] Interfacing with MPlayer

Balatoni Denes pnis at coder.hu
Thu May 22 22:52:55 CEST 2003


There the 2 slave-protocol commands for this: 

best regards

ps: I am afraid the man has not been updated to include this (not by me 

On 2003. május 22. 22.07, shane bradley wrote:
> I am writing a java application for mplayer. Most people are saying why use
> java....I am doing this has a grad project of sorts. I use Mplayer as an
> engine of sorts.
> My question are this:
> 1)  I use slave mode to interface with mplayer(props to mplayer for that),
> I can run the commands that I need with that. The only problem is how do I
> retrieve the current time and total length of file. I am reading standard
> in, is there some way to pipe just the time out?
> 2) Also is there a way to get the info of a song, such as Artist,
> Genre...etc. with Mplayer?
> 3) Another thing, is there a way to start Mplayer without the info that
> comes up every time you start the app?

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