SMPlayer can not open any video file after the latest Manjaro update from the stable branch.
I got the error log of
Warning: option --input-x11-keyboard was replaced with --input-vo-keyboard and might be removed in the future.
Warning: option --ass-line-spacing was replaced with --sub-ass-line-spacing and might be removed in the future.
Warning: option --sub-text-shadow-color was replaced with --sub-shadow-color and might be removed in the future.
Error parsing option softvol (option not found)
Setting commandline option --softvol=yes failed.
Exiting... (Fatal error)
I did not change the default setting of SMPlayer, but it worked fine before the latest Manjaro update.
It based on
mpv that has no issue.
Are you using a custom
mpv.conf? (Did one get autogenerated by SMPlayer?)
No, this config was autogenerated by SMPlayer.
It seems that SMPlayer uses outdated MPV options in its config file.
Solution: Remove SMPlayer config from
~/.conf/smplayer/, then it works now.
You might be able to achieve the same result by only removing the offending line that contains the deprecated
softvol option, instead of deleting the entire
Yes, that is also the possibility. but there are other deprecated options. Just delete the directory of SMPlayer config or move it to backup, that’s faster than searching for options to fix them. Then SMPlayer starts and automatically generates a new configuration directory, if the old directory does not exist.
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