Using 0.6.2 Smplayer, configured with the fantastic mousewheel speed selection option, the new speed is momentarily displayed on the screen. However, after trying to upgrade to 0.6.7, this is no longer the case, making the mousewheel "Change speed" feature horrible to use. sysinfo: Windows XP running MCE, with videos converted to MPEG2 with MCEbuddy. Menu selections to change speed -- where you of course know the speed you're going to, still work. The speed does change with the mouse wheel, but you have to wait for the show to have some audio, to find out if you've rotated the wheel enough, too much, or too little. And then try guessing again. In both versions, the _portable.exe is being used.