Play Ogg Files

Stefan Behnel stefan_ml at
Sat Jul 20 06:21:22 CEST 2013

Devyn Collier Johnson, 20.07.2013 03:06:
> I am making a chatbot that I host on I am currently
> converting the engine from BASH code to Python3. I need to convert this for
> cross-platform compatibility. I do not need to use Mplayer; I just show the
> below code to give others a better idea what I am doing. I would prefer to
> be Python3 independent; I do not want to use the system shell. I am fine
> with using Python3 modules like Pygame (if there is a py3 module). As long
> as the code is fast, efficient, and simple without depending on the system
> shell or external apps, that would be nice. I also need the code to execute
> while the rest of the script continues running.
>     jobs = multiprocessing.Process(SEND = subprocess.getoutput('mplayer
> -nogui -nolirc -noar -quiet ./conf/boot.ogg')) #Boot sound#

Well, since you mentioned it already, have you actually looked at pygame?
It should be able to do what you want. There's also pyaudio, which is more
specialised to, well, audio. A web search for python and ogg might provide


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