#unicode #video #player #libcaca

bin+lib blockish-caca

play videos in the terminal with unicode chars

2 releases

0.0.2 Feb 12, 2020
0.0.1 Feb 12, 2020

#8 in #player

35 downloads per month
Used in youtube-subscriptions

MIT license

4.5MB
115 lines

blockish-caca

video players in the terminal with blockish (unicode blocks) over libcaca with LD_PRELOAD magic

Example

building it

$ cargo build --release

using it (rust)

$ cargo run mplayer path/to/your/video
$ cargo run mpv path/to/your/video
$ cargo run cvlc path/to/your/video

using it (terminal)

$ CACA_DRIVER=raw LD_PRELOAD=target/release/libcaca_blockish.so mplayer -vo caca path/to/your/video
$ CACA_DRIVER=raw LD_PRELOAD=target/release/libcaca_blockish.so mplayer -vo caca path/to/your/video
$ DISPLAY="" CACA_DRIVER=raw LD_PRELOAD=target/release/libcaca_blockish.so:/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libcaca.so cvlc --quiet -V caca /path/to/your/video

using it (shell script)

$ ./mplayer path/to/your/video
$ ./mpv path/to/your/video
$ ./vlc path/to/your/video

Dependencies

~9.5MB
~160K SLoC