Jump one Frame
When having a movie paused, you can go to the next frame with the
.-key. I haven't found a shortcut for a frame backward yet.
Take a screenshot
Start mplayer with screenshot support
$ mplayer -vf screenshot <file>
or put it in
Press s to take a screenshot in the current pwd. For continous screenshots press S to start and S to stop it again.
Increase the speed to play the video without changing the pitch of the audio.
alias mplayer='mplayer -af=scaletempo'
Alternative: add the parameter to the mplayer config file (