Re: [dev] [surf] web videos idea

From: Greg Reagle <>
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 21:01:07 -0500

I use extension DownloadHelper for Firefox then play movie file with
mplayer. You can also inspect the source of the HTML page as the full
URL of the video is often there (usually ends with .mp4 or .flv). Many
video players will work with an http URL so you don't need an extra
download step.

On Fri, Nov 21, 2014, at 07:39 PM, Henrique Lengler wrote:
> I have a video player (mplayer) installed on my computer with a lot of
> codecs, so it is able to play a lot of videos formats.
> I don't like the idea of installing some plugins like gstreamer to play
> vide on on the browser if have a video player already working.
> This is the Unix philosophy: Write programs that do one thing and do
> it well. Write programs to WORK TOGETHER.
> So I just thought, is there a way to combine both, my web browser that
> will
> care only about display the html stuff, and leave the video work to my
> video player? This would be awesome.

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