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mpg123 is a command line tool used for playing audio files in the MPEG audio stream format. It supports various audio formats such as MP3, MP2, and MPEG audio stream files. The tool is open-source and available for Linux, macOS, and Windows operating systems. It can be used both interactively and as a command line program, allowing users to play audio files directly from the terminal or through shell scripts. mpg123 provides features like gapless playback, which ensures uninterrupted audio playback between tracks. It also supports features like adjustable output volume, pitch control, and mono/stereo output options. Additionally, it provides options to read audio data from files, network streams, or even standard input, making it versatile for different use cases.

List of commands for mpg123:

  • mpg123:tldr:a89ca mpg123: Play the specified mp3 files.
    $ mpg123 ${filename1-mp3 filename2-mp3 ---}
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