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UMODPLAYER(1)		    General Commands Manual		 UMODPLAYER(1)

NAME
       umodplayer - play and convert module files

SYNOPSIS
       umodplayer  [  module  ]	 [-N,-R,-B,-S]	[+N,+R,+B,+S]  [-o  output ] [
       options ]

DESCRIPTION
       umodplayer is a module file player and converter. It uses  the  LibMod-
       Plug library to render the module files.	It can export the raw audio to
       an external file	such as	WAV or AIFF, or	play it	directly using LibAo.

       umodplayer has two modes	of operation: the  interactive	mode  and  the
       command	line  mode. In the interactive mode, UModPlayer	is operated by
       commands	and arguments. In the command line mode, UModPlayer is given a
       list  of	command	options	and a operation	to do. After doing this	opera-
       tion, UModPlayer	will exit.

       umodplayer allows  the  configuration  of  various  options,  including
       audio-related ModPlug settings such as reverb, noise reduction, etc.

       Such  configuration  can	 be saved to a file in the home	directory. The
       first time umodplayer is	started, it's recommended to use  the  config,
       setadvanced  and	 saveconfig  commands to configure umodplayer and save
       such configuration.

       In interactive mode, umodplayer supports	 playlists.  Playlists	are  a
       list  of	 modules  collected by the user	(or imported from a directory)
       which will be played in order without requiring	user  intervention  to
       move  to	 the  next  module.  Of	course,	the playlist can be stopped or
       paused at any moment. Also, there is a 2-second gap between modules  in
       which a key can be pressed to immediately stop the playlist.

       If  umodplayer is started without giving	a module file, it will default
       to interactive mode. If a module	file is	given in the command line,  it
       will  enter  command  line  mode	 and  play the file with the specified
       options unless the -i option is given. If the -i	option is given, umod-
       player will load	the file but enter interactive mode instead.

OPTIONS
	-h or --help
	      display a	brief option summary and exit.

	-V    print  the  UModPlayer  version and build	date, and exit immedi-
	      ately.

	-q    quiet. disable notices and information messages.	do  not	 print
	      the status bar while playing.

	-i    interactive  mode.  This	will  force interactive	mode even if a
	      module file is given in the command line.

	-o file
	      output file name to export the module. UModPlayer	 will  try  to
	      guess the	export export format using its extension, such as .wav
	      or .aiff.	If a format is not recognized,	you  must  specify  it
	      with the -f option.

	-f format
	      format to	export the module. This	option must be given after the
	      -o option. Available formats are:	wav (WAVE Audio	File),	aiff16
	      (16-bit  AIFF),  aiff24  (24-bit	AIFF), s16se (raw 16-bit PCM),
	      s16le  (little-endian  PCM),  s16be  (big-endian	PCM)  and   it
	      (Impulse	Tracker,  only	if ModPlug has been compiled with save
	      support).

	-a order
	      start the	exporting in the order order, not in the beginning.

	-z order
	      finish the exporting when	the order order	is reached.

	-d    load the default options,	overriding any saved configuration.

	-m file
	      save the module built-in message to the given file.

	-s file
	      save the list of sample names present in the module to the given
	      file.  Many  authors  use	 the  sample  names to store aditional
	      information, such	as date, copyright, etc.

	-I file
	      same as above, but save instruments instead  of  samples.	 These
	      options are not exclusive.

	-v volume
	      volume  to play or export. Must be an integer between 1 and 768.
	      The default value	is 128.

	-c channels
	      channels for playing or exporting. Must be 1 for mono, or	2  for
	      stereo.

	-r rate
	      sampling	rate  for  playing  or exporting. The default value is
	      44100 Hz.	NOTE: This option is currently broken.

	-M resampling
	      resampling mode for the module rendering in LibModPlug. Possible
	      values,  ordered	by  quality  from low to high: NO_INTERPOLATE,
	      LINEAR, SPLINE and FIR_FILTER.  Note  that  some	modules	 might
	      sound  better  with  the LINEAR resampling. The default value is
	      SPLINE.

	+N    enable noise reduction. If it's already enabled in the  configu-
	      ration, keep it enabled.

	-N    disable  noise reduction.	If it's	already	disabled, keep it dis-
	      abled.

	+S    enable surround.

	-S    disable surround.

	+B    enable megabass.

	-B    disable megabass.

	+R    enable reverb.

	-R    disable reverb.

	-d    use the default configuration values, overriding any saved  set-
	      tings.

	-w    save the configuration options specified in the command line.

	-O driver
	      driver  for  use	with LibAo. In example alsa09, alsa, oss, sun,
	      macosx, arts, esd, irix, null and	possibly others	in your	 LibAo
	      version.	Note  that  a  default	driver may be specified	in the
	      libao.conf(5) file.

EXAMPLES
       Entering	interactive mode
	      $	umodplayer

       Playing a module	directly from command line
	      $	umodplayer MyModule.xm

       Playling	a module with surround and without reverb
	      $	umodplayer +S -R MyModule.xm

       Playing a module	quietly, without status	bar
	      $	umodplayer -q MyModule.xm

       Exporting a module using	volume 224 to a	24-bit AIFF file
	      $	umodplayer -v 224 MyModule.xm -o test.aiff -f aiff24

       Exporting a module to raw little-endian 16-bit PCM
	      $	umodplayer MyModule.xm -o audio.raw -f s16le

FILES
       ~/.umodplayerb
	      The umodplayer configuration file

BUGS
       The -r command line option may not work due  to	some  oddness  in  the
       option management between UModPlayer and	LibModPlug.

SEE ALSO
       libao.conf(5)

				September, 2006			 UMODPLAYER(1)

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