How to Install MPV Media Player on Ubuntu 22.04

mpv is free and open-source media player software based on MPlayer, mplayer2 and FFmpeg. It runs on several operating systems, including Unix-like operating systems and Microsoft Windows, along with having an Android port called mpv-android

In this tutorial, i am going to show you how to install MPV media player on ubuntu 22.04 system.

How to Install MPV Media Player on Ubuntu 22.04

Use the below given steps to install and use mpv media player on ubuntu 22.04 system:

  • Step 1 – Start Terminal or Command Prompt
  • Step 2 – Install Snapd Package
  • Step 3 – Install MPV Media Player
  • Step 4 – Update System Dependencies

Step 1 – Start Terminal or Command Prompt

First of all, open terminal and command prompt by pressing ctrl+alt+R.

Step 2 – Install Snapd Package

Run the following command on command prompt to install snapd package; is as follow:

sudo apt install snapd -y

Step 3 – Install MPV Media Player

Then run the following command on command prompt to install mpv media player using snapd:

sudo snap install mpv-nilsboy

By default, the package of the snapd utility is disabled, so to make it enable, we will execute the command:

sudo rm /etc/apt/preferences.d/nosnap.pref

Step 4 – Update System Dependencies

Finally, update system dependencies by running the following command on command prompt:

sudo apt update

Conclusion

In this tutorial, i have shown to you how to install MPV media player on ubuntu 22.04 system.

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