Video Playback Guide


Recommended video player

Windows: mpv (Recommended), mpv.net or MPV-EASY Player
OS X:
 mpv (Recommended) or IINA
Linux (Arch, Debian, Mint …): mpv or Celluloid
Android:
mpv-android
iOS: nPlayer


Setup

Here are some basic setup methods for different video player and operating system. For further improving visual quality I recommend reading my extended guide after that.

With mpv on Windows 10
Create a new folder (e.g. “mpv”) for mpv where you want. Download mpv and extract all the files to your mpv folder. Download these two “.conf” files (mpv.conf + input.conf) and copy them inside your mpv folder. Download the master.zip and extract everything from the “mpv-install-master” folder to your mpv folder. Run the “mpv-install.bat” as an administrator. Now it should be possible for you to select “mpv” as your default app for video/music formats. You can find a different explanation here.
In the end, your mpv folder should look like this:
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With mpv on Linux (Manjaro)
Download these two “.conf” files (mpv.conf + input.conf) first. Then download “mpv Media Player” with your Pacman-Manager. Navigate to “~/.config/” and create a folder with the name “mpv”. Copy the two “.conf” files inside that mpv folder.Screenshot_20200215_113509With mpv.net on Windows 10
Disclaimer: I’m not using “mpv.net”, so I won’t give any support here.
The guide below might be outdated and not work anymore. Use it at your own risk.

Just run the installer, use a installation folder like “C:\mpvnet” or your desktop to avoid Administrator permission issues and select what file types you want to association it with.
After the first start select the following:
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If you’ve issues with this, select the other option. Open the “portable_config” (or the mpv.net folder inside Roaming) folder and add the following values inside the mpv.conf file between “hwdec = yes” and “[protocol.https]”:

# Editor
profile = gpu-hq
gpu-api = vulkan
deband = no
autofit = 50%

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In case you want to read the advanced guide later, you’ve to add all other options below that “# Editor” line (between “hwdec = yes” and “[protocol.https]”). This won’t break the included “Config Editor” GUI. Next is the input.conf inside the same folder. For a slightly better experience you can add the following lines at the end of the config file: CLICK HERE. This could break the included “Input Editor” GUI (in my case it didn’t).
mpv

With MPV-EASY Player on Windows 10
Disclaimer: I’m not using “MPV-EASY Player”, so I won’t give any support here.
The guide below might be outdated and not work anymore. Use it at your own risk.

Just run the installer, select an installation folder and run “MPV-EASY Player.exe” for the first time. Close the video player and copy the input.conf inside the new created “\data\mpv-easy-data”. Instead of a mpv.conf there is a rjno1.conf inside the “\data\mpv-easy-data” folder. You’ve to add/change the following values:

sub-pos=100 #change
autofit=50% #add
gpu-api=vulkan #add
deband=no #add

Open the “MpvEasyAdmin.exe”, go to the “File Association” tab and you can set mpv-easy as your default video player here. The rjno1.conf works the same as a mpv.conf, in case you want to read the advanced guide later. The “\data\portable-data” folder is where “scripts” and “shaders” belong.

Other video players
Almost every libmpv based video player (IINA, Celluloid, …)  supports mpv config files. The setup might work the same as with mpv or you have to activate a special setting in the menu. I recommend reading the documentation for them.


Default keybindings

mpbindingsNote: My “input.conf” overwrites and adds some bindings.

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