Play audio file

play $audio_file
"play" is part of "SoX" SoX - Sound eXchange, the Swiss Army knife of audio manipulation. For details, see: man sox
Sample Output
$ play Music/flac/kate_rusby/underneath_the_stars/12_underneath_the_stars.flac

Music/flac/kate_rusby/underneath_the_stars/12_underneath_the_stars.flac:

  Encoding: FLAC          
  Channels: 2 @ 16-bit   Track: 12
Samplerate: 44100Hz      Album: Underneath The Stars
Track gain: -5.9dB      Artist: Kate Rusby
  Duration: 03:23.67     Title: Underneath The Stars

14.6% 00:29.81 [02:53.85] of 03:23.67 Out:1.31M [   ===|===   ]       Clip:0

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By: mpb
2009-03-17 11:30:02

What Others Think

Thanks, Captain Obvious
TheBunman · 539 weeks ago
@TheBunman You are most welcome General Disk Failure. :-)
mpb · 539 weeks ago

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