[MPlayer-users] mplayer blips at start of song

Vinay Reddy vinayvinay at gmail.com
Thu Aug 4 19:08:18 CEST 2005

> >> Try to remove the ID3V2 tag on a trouble file.

Tried it. There is still a blip :-(
> >>
> >> mpg123 (powered by mp3lib engine) had this problem too, so I'm still used
> >> to strip id3v2 headers from all my mp3s
> >
> > Unless someone else broke it, the mp3 "demuxer" in mplayer strips the
> > id3v2 tag itself when demuxing. I wrote the code to do that..
> >
> > Rich
> Stripping the id3v2 header is still worth the try: too many apps out there
> writing tags!
> Next step:
> decode to wav using -ao pcm.
> Then you'll know what to blame: decoding process or audio output

Even the wav file has a blip at the start. But the same file/s don't
generate a blip in xmms. I also noticed a very strange behaviour: On
some occasions (around 1 in 5 attempts) the problem causing file
wasn't giving out blips (in mplayer itself)!!!

Any help will be greatly appreciated.


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