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Using mplayer to play the audio only but suppress the video

Terminal - Using mplayer to play the audio only but suppress the video
mplayer -novideo something.mpg
2010-02-27 22:25:47
User: mwgamera
Using mplayer to play the audio only but suppress the video


There are 5 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
mplayer -vo null something.mpg
2010-02-23 16:36:36
User: foremire
Tags: mplayer

Sometimes you only want to linsten the audio while output the video will be a waste of CPU resource and an annoying window. With option -vo null, you will enjoy the audio!

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What others think

I signed up just to confirm there is a HUGE cpu difference between -vo null and -novideo:

-vo null decodes the video (using cpu cycles) but it is just not outputted anywhere

-novideo simply drops the video and only decodes the audio

Comment by FireSnake 48 weeks ago

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