cycle through everything sox knows how to read, playing only the first three seconds

for x in 8svx aif aifc aiff aiffc ... wv wve xa xi ; do echo $x ; play -q -t $x soundfile trim 0 3 ; done
I wasted two hours reading the sox documentation and searching on the web for the format of some obscure fscking sound sample, and then finally came up with this. This plays only the first three seconds of your unknown formatted sound file using every one of sox's built-in filetypes. If you don't get an exact match, you may get close. . I could not fit every single type in and keep it under 127 characters, so you will have to replace "..." with the full list obtainable by `$ sox --help` (or try `Show sample output`) . note: /usr/bin/play should be linked to sox on most systems.
Sample Output
for x in 8svx aif aifc aiff aiffc al amb au avr caf cdda cdr cvs cvsd cvu dat dvms f32 f4 f64 f8 fap flac fssd gsm hcom htk ima ircam la lpc lpc10 lu mat mat4 mat5 maud nist ogg paf prc pvf raw s1 s16 s2 s24 s3 s32 s4 s8 sb sd2 sds sf sl smp snd sndfile sndr sndt sou sox sph sw txw u1 u16 u2 u24 u3 u32 u4 u8 ub ul uw vms voc vorbis vox w64 wav wavpcm wv wve xa xi ; do echo $x ; play -q -t $x soundfile trim 0 3  ; done

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for x in `sox -h|grep "^AUDIO F"|awk -F: '{print $NF}'`; do echo $x; play -q -t $x soundfile trim 0 3;done No need to type in everything.
houghi · 649 weeks and 2 days ago
Not recognised by 'file'?
Fudo · 649 weeks and 2 days ago
@houghi +1 . @Fudo `file` returned "Data". Not very useful
unixmonkey365 · 647 weeks and 6 days ago
Thanks for the clear explanation you have shared about the cycling to everything sox knows on how to read, playing only the first three seconds and the code was also provided which definitely helps in trying a doubt and to check whether how effective the code is loose diamonds online
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