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+Cross Compiling to Windows
+Cross compiling mpv to Windows is supported with MinGW-w64. This can be used to
+produce both 32 bit and 64 bit executables. MinGW-w64 is available from
+You have to run mpv's configure with these arguments:
+ DEST_OS=win32 TARGET=i686-w64-mingw32 ./waf configure
+Using mingw-w64-cmake to setup a MinGW-w64 environment is recommended (this will
+also build mpv and its dependencies):
+Alternatively, use MXE:
+Warning: the original MinGW ( is unsupported.
+Note that MinGW environments included in Linux distributions are often broken,
+outdated and useless, and usually don't use MinGW-w64.
+Example with MXE
+# Download MXE. Note that compiling the required packages requires about 1 GB
+# or more!
+cd /opt
+git clone mingw
+cd mingw
+# Edit the MXE target, so that MinGW-w64 for 32 bit targets is built.
+echo "MXE_TARGETS := i686-w64-mingw32" >
+# Build required packages. The following provide a minimum required to build
+# mpv. (Not all of the following packages are strictly required.)
+make gcc
+make ffmpeg
+make libass
+make jpeg
+make pthreads
+# Build mpv. The target will be used to automatically select the name of the
+# build tools involved (e.g. it will use i686-w64-mingw32-gcc).
+git clone
+cd mpv
+export PATH=/opt/mingw/usr/bin/:$PATH
+DEST_OS=win32 TARGET=i686-w64-mingw32 ./waf configure
+./waf build