command line sound player?

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Thu Nov 24 01:50:11 GMT 2005

> 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?

if it's C program much better (and much faster) way is to simply open 
file in /dev do ioctl to configure and write to it

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