mp3 libs and programs

Jay jaysherby at
Sat Sep 16 04:03:11 CEST 2006

I checked it and I can most definitely do the seeking from the command
line with mplayer.  Can I use slave mode with python?

Jay wrote:
> That's definately a good choice, but what about mplayer in slave mode?
> Can I use that with python?  Would that be able to seek?
> Harold Fellermann wrote:
> > hi,
> >
> > Jay wrote:
> > > I'm writing a python script that involves playing mp3 files.  The first
> > > approach I had was sending commands to unix command-line programs in
> > > order to play them.  I tired mpg123 and moosic, but there was a key
> > > feature to my program's success that's missing.  SEEK!  I need to be
> > > able to start playing a song at an arbitrary point in the song.  I
> > > can't find anything to let me do this.  Does anyone have any advice or
> > > has anyone needed something similar?
> > 
> > check out pyxmms.

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