[MPlayer-users] Garbage in audio dumped from internet streams

Tobias Damisch tobias_damisch at gmx.at
Sun Jun 18 14:41:57 CEST 2006

>> Could you please tell me how to use fifo for reading and writing from
>> Mplayer?
>> I have to create 2 mins long audio files from internet streams using
>> Mplayer.

RN> $ mkfifo mp-out
RN> $ mkfifo mp-in
RN> $ some_write_process ./mp-in &
RN> $ some_read_process ./mp-out &
RN> $ mplayer ./mp-in -dumpaudio -dumpfile ./mp-out

RN> Something like that.

That works under linux. I've long been looking for a way to do it
under windows. Does anybody know a usable fifo implementation under
winxp, or a way to tell mplayer to dump audio data to stdout and no


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