MPV is a free, open source, and cross-platform movie player based on MPlayer and mplayer2. MPV is a fork of mplayer2 and MPlayer. It shares some features with the former projects while introducing many more new features. It supports a wide variety of video file formats, audio and video codecs, and subtitle types. MPV 0.5.0 New Features Search for config files in $XDG_CONFIG_HOME and $XDG_CONFIG_DIRS in addition to ~/.