Kino2 -- Can smoothly play most videos in full-screen.
Preparing a video file ∞
Re-encode a movie file like this:
#!/bin/bash ffmpeg -i $1 -f avi -r 29.970030 -b 768 -ar 24000 -ab 64 -s 640x480 $1.mpg mencoder -oac copy -ovc lavc -vf rotate=1 -o $1-r.mpg $1.mpg
Or if the video is prepared and you want to avoid permanently rotating it, do:
mplayer -vo fbdev -fb /dev/fb0 -vf rotate=1 video.mpg
Smooth playback ∞
MPlayer working with 640x480 videos - smoothly.
Download pocketdivxencoder (free)
- FIXME - What is this? Download it from where?
- Set device type to the
- In advanced options set orientation so that the PDA is rotated to the left on its side (2 clicks)
Set desired video quality options and encode
Now copy the video to your Zaurus and type (works best outside of X11):
mplayer -vo fbdev -fb /dev/fb0 yourvideofile.avi
/dev/fb1 is supposed to be faster, but it's not working with MPlayer.