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mplayer-spot saves your spot when watching movies with
You can use
mplayer-spot on the command line just as you would use
$ mplayer-spot Dumb-and-Dumber.mp4
This plays the movie just like
However, if you exit part-way through the movie by pressing q,
saves your current location. Next time you play the same file,
looks up how far into the movie you watched, and starts playing from that
If instance, if you stop the movie after 45 minutes, and play it again with
mplayer-spot, it will start from the 45 minute mark.
mplayer-spot is convenient if you often watch long movies in parts, and want
an easy way to restart from where you left off.
mplayer in verbose mode, and parses the current position
in the movie. When exiting, it saves the position in the
mplayer-spot references files by filename, so if you rename a file, you will
not be able to restart from the same position.
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