How do I change the default configuration of MPlayer movie player?

Jonas Norlander jonorland at
Tue Dec 23 22:51:41 GMT 2008

2008/12/23 Steven Vollom <stevenvollom at>:
> I don't know if this is possible, however, since the purchase of my new
> monitor, I find myself always choosing MPlayer as my movie player, because I
> can change to aspect ratio to 16:9.  My preference would be that whenever I
> wanted to play a movie on the computer, it would automatically open with
> MPlayer as the default movie player, and the default aspect ratio to be 16:9.

In the settings for filebindings you should be able to move mplayer as
the first option for the different video mime types.
I'm not sure its wise to force a 16:9 aspect ratio for all videos.
What if the video source has a ratio of 4:3 vouldn't that give some
strange results?

/ Jonas

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