Editors' Review for mpv
mpv is a free and open-source media player to provide a simple way of viewing movie files. It supports a wide variety of media file formats, audio and video codecs, and subtitle types. The app also lets you adjust the quality, customize framerate, do color management, frame timing, and interpolation.
mpv lacks a real GUI and can be deployed via command-line, and loading videos can be done by simply dragging the files onto the executable of mpv. The app has a straightforward C API designed from the ground up to make it usable as a library and easy to integrate into other applications.
Furthermore, this media player has an OpenGL based video output capable of many features. From video scaling with popular high-quality algorithm and color management to adjusting the frame timing and interpolation, this can do it all. Along with the enhanced video decoding speed, you are sure to have a high-quality video output.
In addition, the player features basic playback control options, allowing pause, skip, toggle, subtitle, and audio tracks. With mpv, you can have a video player with an excellent set of options at no cost at all.