[FFmpeg-user] ffplay.exe prevents monitor standby in Windows

Ted Park kumowoon1025 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 21 06:17:43 EET 2020

> I have a security camera rtsp feed continuously streaming via ffplay.exe in
> Windows. As I understand it, ffplay disables SDL_VIDEO_ALLOW_SCREENSAVER in
> order to prevent standby/sleep.
> Is there a way to turn this default behavior off so that the monitor can go
> to standby after the user set period of time?


Does setting that environment variable not do the trick?

Ted Park

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