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mpv is a free open source media player for the command line. It supports a wide variety of media file formats, audio and video codecs, and subtitle types. Powerful scripting capabilities can make the player do almost anything.


Usage:   mpv [options] [url|path/]filename

Basic options:
 --no-audio        do not play sound
 --no-video        do not play video
 --fs              fullscreen playback
 --sub-file=<file> specify subtitle file to use
 --playlist=<file> specify playlist file
 --list-options    list all mpv options
 --h=<string>      print options which contain the given string in their name

Keyboard Shortcuts

Playing Media Over SSH

mpv sftp://username:password@"/path/to/Movie Name (2020).avi"

Seek To Time Before Playing

mpv --start=