Tries to play links in mpv. Press the toolbar button to play the current URL in mpv. Otherwise, right click on a URL and use the context item to play an arbitrary URL. You'll need the native client here: github.com/woodruffw/ff2mpv

What is ff2mpv?

'ff2mpv' is a Firefox add-on that facilitates the playing of URLs in MPV. By clicking the toolbar icon or selecting 'Play in MPV' from the context menu of a URL, the add-on directs the media to be played in the MPV player. It specifically uses a native client available on GitHub.

Stats date:
Users: 1,046 ▲ 24
Version: 4.0.0 (Last updated: 2022-01-23)
Creation date: 2017-09-30
Weekly download count: 54
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
  • nativeMessaging
  • contextMenus
  • activeTab
Size: 320.97K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge

This is a Firefox addon for playing URLs in mpv.

Clicking the little icon in your toolbar will make mpv attempt to play the current URL.

If you want to play a specific URL on a page, right click it and click the "Play in mpv" context button.

mpv is an open source video player based on MPlayer and mplayer2: https://github.com/mpv-player/mpv

User reviews
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  • Works great on old computers
  • Simple and clean code
  • Doesn't require extensive permissions or additional installations
  • Doesn't work on certain operating systems like MacOS Ventura
  • May silently fail and not provide any error messages
  • May require some troubleshooting to get working
Most mentioned
  • Good for old machines
  • May require troubleshooting
  • Simple and easy to use
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Risk impact

ff2mpv is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

ff2mpv has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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