Mike Morrell

mplayer and ALSA audio

Discussion created by Mike Morrell on Sep 23, 2011
Latest reply on Oct 18, 2013 by xiao hui


mplayer is not outputing audio to my sound device. I am able to play sounds using aplay and mp3play, but with mplayer I get no sound. mplayer -ao shows the following output. I don't see ALSA listed. How can I get ALSA support for mplayer?


root@freescale ~$ mplayer -ao help
MPlayer 1.0rc2-4.4.4 (C) 2000-2007 MPlayer Team
Available audio output drivers:
oss OSS/ioctl audio output
mpegpes DVB audio output
v4l2 V4L2 MPEG Audio Decoder output
null Null audio output
pcm RAW PCM/WAVE file writer audio output