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Media Player detected as MPlayer if path contains "*mplayer" anywhere (e.g. SMPlayer) #234

elvissteinjr opened this issue Apr 16, 2019 · 1 comment


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Been trying to use the same mpv build I use with SMPlayer for Syncplay.

For example, my mpv executable is located in "C:\Program Files\SMPlayer\mpv\mpv.exe".
This is detected as mplayer, so trying to use it results in an "Fatal Error" message.

Putting a copy of mpv elsewhere or renaming the directory to not contain "mplayer" works of course, but it would be nice if that wasn't necessary.

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Et0h commented Apr 16, 2019

Thanks for raising this issue - this should be fixed in future versions.

@Et0h Et0h closed this as completed Apr 16, 2019
albertosottile pushed a commit to albertosottile/syncplay that referenced this issue May 1, 2019
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