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Lightweight and dynamic MPlayer wrapper with a Pythonic API

Project description Lightweight and dynamic MPlayer wrapper with a Pythonic API provides several classes for easily using MPlayer in Python.

* Features

- Pythonic interfaces to MPlayer
- Full support for MPlayer commands and properties (generated at runtime)
- asyncore, PyGTK, and PyQt integration
- MS Windows support
- Python 3 compatibility

* Requirements

- MPlayer >= 1.0rc3
- Python >= 2.6


- PyGTK >= 2.12
- PyQt >= 4.5

* Installation

To install (having made sure that the dependencies are installed and
working) do (as root normally):

python install

(You can optionally provide a prefix using the following form,
but if you do remember to setup PYTHONPATH accordingly)

python install [--prefix=<prefix>]

* Documentation

Consult the wiki pages at

* Copyright and Licensing

The package and submodules (mplayer/*.py) are released under
the terms of LGPL 3. See LICENSE for the full license. is Copyright (C) 2007-2011 Darwin M. Bautista.

The LGPL is Copyright (C) Free Software Foundation.

* Contact Info

Project Page:
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Author and Maintainer: Darwin M. Bautista <>

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