[MPlayer-users] raw WMA audio stream playing

Joonas Koivunen rzei at mbnet.fi
Mon Mar 17 20:06:38 CET 2003

afaik dumped audio streams don't have any headers etc. that's why it cannot be 
detected, you should use -rawaudio option insted. read the holy manual for 
more, raw hex fourcc's were in codecs.conf i believe.


On Monday 17 March 2003 20:53, teknohog at removespam.iki.fi.invalid wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> I wanted to save a radio show (in WMA format), and it seemed to work with
> "mplayer -dumpaudio". The problem is now playing back the stream.dump,
> which mplayer doesn't recognize.
> Direct listening worked perfectly using
> "mplayer http://www.yle.fi/radioaino/aino.asx", it uses the ffwmav2 codec.
> The equivalent mencoder line doesn't work, which is why I chose "mplayer
> -dumpaudio" for saving the stream. Now I can't play or encode the dumped
> file, and for this I would appreciate any help. For the future, I would
> also like to know a better way of saving the audio. I've included the
> MPlayer/MEncoder outputs below.

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