command line sound player?

Randy Pratt bsd-unix at
Wed Nov 23 21:11:29 GMT 2005

On Wed, 23 Nov 2005 21:59:47 +0100
Blue Raccoon <blue.raccoon at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have searched high and low for a simple command-line sound player that I can call from other apps. I need something that just plays the sound, without any feedback. Like 'cat sound.wav > /dev/dsp' but without the almost zero signal-to-noise ratio.
> Any ideas?

You might try ports/audio/sox which is a set of audio utilities.  One of
them is "play" which handles .wav format.  See the pkg-descr for
more information.



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