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ossplay(1)			 User Commands			    ossplay(1)

NAME
       ossplay - Open Sound System playback program.

SYNOPSIS
       ossplay [-RWhlvq] [-S secs ] [ -c channels ] [ -d devname ]
	     [ -f fmtname | ? ]	[ -g gain ] [ -o playtarget | ?	]
	     [ -s rate ] filename | - ...

DESCRIPTION
       ossplay	plays raw PCM, Microsoft RIFF (.wav), Sun ULaw (.au), Mac AIFF
       (.aif) and other	types of audio files. By default the application  will
       try  to	determine  the audio file's format and play audio based	on the
       stored inforation about sample format, number of	channels and  sampling
       rate.

OPTIONS
       -v     Verbose  output. Multiple	invocations increase the level of ver-
	      bosity.

       -q     Quiet (no	information printed).

       -l     Loop playback indefinately.

       -d<devname>
	      Select <devname> as the device (eg -d/dev/dsp2).

       -s<rate>
	      Select the playback rate for raw PCM audio (eg -s48000).

       -c<channels
	      Select the number	of channels 1=mono 2=stereo, 4,	6, 8, etc.

       -f<fmtname>
	      Select the input format (eg -fU8 or -fS16_BE).

       -f?    Prints the list of supported format names.

       -o<playtarget>
	      Selects the play target name if  the  device  supports  multiple
	      play targets (such as front, rear, side).

       -o?    Prints the list of available play	targets.

       -g<gain>
	      Amplify all played samples by percentage given as	argument.  100
	      (default)	means normal signal level, 200 means double level.

       -W     Treat all	input as raw PCM data.

       -R     Disable  redirection  to	virtual	 mixer	engines	  and	sample
	      rate/format  conversions.	 Should	 not be	used unless absolutely
	      necessary.

       -S<secs>
	      Start playing at <secs> seconds from start of file.   The	 argu-
	      ment can contain a fractional part (e.g. -S1.2)

       -h     Display usage information.

INTERRUPT
       Sending	a  SIGQUIT  (Ctrl-\  in	most terminals)	will make ossplay stop
       playing the currently played file and skip to the next file.

NOTES
       The ossplay executable is the same as the ossrecord executable.	Behav-
       iour is decided by the name used	to invoke the program.

SEE ALSO
       ossrecord(1), ossmix(1),	ossxmix(1)

FILES
       /usr/local/bin/ossplay

AUTHOR
       4Front Technologies

				 08 July 2017			    ossplay(1)

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