how to play APE music on freebsd

Markus Trippelsdorf markus at
Thu Jul 21 09:51:38 GMT 2005

On Thu, 21 Jul 2005 15:49:20 +0800, you wrote:

> I use port to install mplayer, but it can not play APE music, who can
> tell me how to play APE music on freebsd 5.4. I really like APE music.
If you search the web you would find a Linux binary called 'mac'. (I will
send you a copy to your gmail address). You can run it in FreeBSD if you
have COMPAT_LINUX32 enabled in your kernel. I use a simple shell script to
listen to APE files:
mac "$1" - -d | waveplay -s


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