Using mplayer to play the audio only but suppress the video

mplayer -vo null something.mpg
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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By: foremire
2010-02-23 16:36:36

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What Others Think

It seems to me that since -vo is simply outputting the video to nothing, but -novideo is actually disabling the video, -novideo would take less resources
mraof · 310 weeks ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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