xwinwrap

Run a player or a program as desktop background.

TLDR

Run a video using mpv

$ xwinwrap -b -nf -ov -- [mpv] -wid [wid] --loop --no-audio --no-resume-playback --panscan=[1.0] [path/to/video.mp4]
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Run a video in fullscreen using mpv
$ xwinwrap -b -nf -fs -ov -- [mpv] -wid [wid] --loop --no-audio --no-resume-playback --panscan=[1.0] [path/to/video.mp4]
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Run a video using mpv with 80% opacity
$ xwinwrap -b -nf -ov -o 0.8 --- [mpv] -wid [wid] --loop --no-audio --no-resume-playback --panscan=[1.0] [path/to/video.mp4]
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Run a video using mpv in a second monitor 1600x900 with 1920 offset on X-axis
$ xwinwrap -g 1600x900+1920 -b -nf -ov -- [mpv] -wid [wid] --loop --no-audio --no-resume-playback --panscan=[1.0] [path/to/video.mkv]
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