[FFmpeg-user] ffplay on second monitor

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Wed Jan 16 12:33:34 EET 2019

On 1/16/19, Mark Leman <mark at leman.net> wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I am trying to use ffplay to crop and scale the 720p 16:9 output from
> vmix to provide a second 800x600 4:3 output on a video wall.
> The command
> ffplay -f dshow -i video="vMix Video" -an -x 800 -y 600 -noborder -vf
> "crop=960:720:160:0, scale=800:600"
> does exactly what I want, but I can't move the 'noborder' window to my
> second monitor which is the video wall.
> Is there a way to specify which screen the window appears on? (OS is
> Windows 10)
> I have tried without the 'noboarder' option, which allows me to drag the
> window over to the second display an make it full screen. But as soon as
> I click on any other program on the first monitor ffplay drops from full
> screen.
> I have also tried solving the problem with VLC but it has significant
> buffering lag.

Try also with mpv.

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