Quick tip: Play mp3 in loop using mplayer movie player

by on October 11, 2007 · 2 comments· LAST UPDATED October 11, 2007

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mplayer is a movie player for Linux and other platforms. It plays most MPEG/VOB, AVI, ASF/WMA/WMV, RM, QT/MOV/MP4, Ogg/OGM, MKV, VIVO, FLI, NuppelVideo, yuv4mpeg, FILM and RoQ files, supported by many native and binary codecs. You can watch Video CD, SVCD, DVD, 3ivx, DivX 3/4/5 and even WMV movies, too.

If you just need to play mp3 in loop use -loop option. It loops movie playback times. Add 0 numbers to play it forever:
mplayer -loop 0 /presentation/foss/bit/08/background.soft.welcome.mp3

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1 reader October 11, 2007 at 11:01 pm

wrong feed? seems more like FrequentlyAskedQuestions

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2 Eric Radman November 14, 2007 at 4:33 pm

Or use a pattern to loop through a series of files


mplayer -loop 0 *.ogg

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