Using mplayer to play the audio only but suppress the video

mplayer -novideo something.mpg

By: mwgamera
2010-02-27 22:25:47

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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
FireSnake · 222 weeks and 5 days ago

What do you think?

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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