MP3-Player in Python?
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Thu Nov 20 02:21:06 CET 2003
"Thorsten Pferdekämper" <thorsten at pferdekaemper.com> wrote in message news:<bpg2l7$d9v$1 at news1.wdf.sap-ag.de>...
> I am currently trying to code a little MP3-Player in Python. I do not try to
> do all the decoding stuff in Python, I am just looking for a (more or
> less...) platform independent way to play MP3s. I also want to display
> information like these stored in the ID3-tag and information like the length
> in seconds, the scan frequency etc.
> So far, I have found the following solutions, but I am not really happy with
> all of them:
> 1. pygame.mixer.music:
> Pros: Seems to be very platform independent
> Cons: I was not able to get the length in seconds etc.
> 2. tksnack
> Pros: Lots of functionality. Really cool.
> Cons: Needs Tkinter to run. (I would like to run this without X in
If Tkinter is the only problem you have with snack, you actually can
run it without X:
from Tkinter import Tk
r = Tk()
r.withdraw()#removes the window from the screen
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