Playing video on the Raspberry Pi
The simplest way of playing video is to use the OMXPlayer application, which is described in more detail here.
To play a video, navigate to the location of your video file in the terminal using
cd, then type the following command:
This will play the
example.mp4 in full screen. Hit
Ctrl + C to exit.
Example video sample: Big Buck Bunny
There is a video sample of the animated film Big Buck Bunny available on the Pi. To play, it enter the following command into the terminal: