[MPlayer-users] seek causes "squeak" when playing mp3

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at greysector.net
Thu Jul 7 15:29:46 CEST 2016

On Thursday, 07 July 2016 at 10:20, Thomas Keller wrote:
> when playing an audio files (mp3) in mplayer and when seeking forward
> (seek +10) or backward (seek -10), the audio almost always makes an
> unpleasant squeak, a very high-frequency noise.
> Whenever that happens flowing output is printed (example):
>   A:  82.1 (01:22.0) of 4953.0 ( 1:22:33.0)  0.1%
>   AO: [alsa] 48000Hz 1ch floatle (4 bytes per sample)
> Sometimes (rarely) seek works without squeak, and no output is printed.
> This happens with all mp3 files, I have tried at least couple of
> hundred. It never happens when playing video.
>  1) do other people also experience this problem?
>  2) can somebody please explain what is wrong?
>  3) and how to fix this ?
> Needles to say, this makes mplayer pretty much unusable for playing audio.
> I am using following version of mplayer :
> MPlayer svn r34540 (Debian), built with gcc-4.7 (C) 2000-2012 MPlayer Team

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