Play Ogg Files

Devyn Collier Johnson devyncjohnson at
Sat Jul 20 14:25:12 CEST 2013

On 07/20/2013 12:21 AM, Stefan Behnel wrote:
> 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
> more.
> Stefan
Thanks Stefan! I have not heard of Pyaudio; I will look into that. As 
for Pygame, I have not been able to find any good documentation for 
playing audio files. Plus, I recently learned that Pygame is not Python3 


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