[MPlayer-users] mplayer unable to play an audio file

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de
Sat Aug 6 15:43:23 CEST 2005

On Sat, Aug 06, 2005 at 11:56:28AM +0000, Vinay Reddy wrote:
> I am running mplayer-1.0pre7 on linux (compiled from source using the
> default options). I have a few mp3s which it is unable to play.

Probably a really stupid bug I introduced. In that case, fixed in CVS
(since a few months already).

> 'file problem2.mp3' returned the following:
> problem2.mp3: MP2, 128 kBits, 44.1 kHz, Stereo
> Can mplayer play mp2's now? I googled and found a post (date Nov 2004)
> which said that mplayer didn't have an mp2 demuxer.

The MP3 demuxer in CVS handles MP2 now as well.

The rawaudio approach the other poster described should fix both
problems (format is 0x55 for MP3).

Reimar Döffinger

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