On 25 Jan, Peter Schuck wrote:
> I've been using mplayer for a while but just now installed the
> mplayer plug-in for firefox. I'm very impressed.
> Is there an future plans to produce a similar plugin for acroread?
> Embedded movies for presentations produced in pdf (beamer, slidetex,
> etc) would be widely applicable to the scientific community.
> Presently, the absence of
> a capability to include embedded movies in pdf presentations (on the
> Linux side)
> is a major drawback of an otherwise great operating system.
> -- Pete
Adobe Reader 7.0.1 and earlier for Linux has a plug-in that works with
Firefox. I don't know if it supports embedded movies, though. Also,
there exist Plugger and Mozplugger which are free pdf reader plug-ins,
but I'm pretty sure they don't support embedded movies.
Mplayerplug-in only works with mplayer, which will play pretty much
anything. It's just a matter of getting mplayer to pull the movie out
of the pdf file. You should contact the mplayer development folks about