ogg123 — Plays Ogg Vorbis audio files.


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ogg123 — Plays Ogg Vorbis audio files.


Ogg Vorbis is a new audio compression format. It is different from
these other formats because it is completely free, open & unpatented.
It is roughly comparable to other formats used to store & play digital
music, such as MP3, VQF, AAC, and other digital audio formats.

ogg123 reads Ogg Vorbis audio files and decodes/play them to the (by
default) standard sound card or specified device(s). Input files can
be read from the system, or URLs can be streamed via HTTP.

Press Ctrl C to stop.


$ locate .ogg — Search for some OGG files in your system.

$ ogg123 my.ogg — Play on the default soundcard.

$ ogg123 -q my.ogg — Quiet mode. No messages are displayed.

$ ogg123 -v my.ogg — Verbose mode. Show more info.

$ ogg123 -x 4 my.ogg — Play the file in 4 time faster.

$ ogg123 -y 2 my.ogg — Play the file in 2 times slower then the

                       normal speed.

$ ogg123 -d esd my.ogg — Play the file using ESD Device.

$ ogg123 ~/MusicDir — Play  all of the files in the ~/MusicDir

                      and its subDirs.

$ ogg123 -d wav -f my.wav my.ogg — Convert the OGG to WAV.

$ ogg123 -d oss -d wav -f my.wav my.ogg — Listen to a file while you
  write it to a WAV file.

Read: man ogg123 (More examples are available in man page)

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