using Realplayer codecs with mplayer

Adi Pircalabu apircalabu at
Wed Feb 22 01:41:09 PST 2006

On Tue, 21 Feb 2006 17:59:14 -0600
Andrew <andrew.chace at> wrote:

> I'd like to be able to use mplayer to play Realmedia files (more
> specifically, streaming audio), but I can't seem to get it working
> under FreeBSD. I have mplayer, realplayer and the win32-codecs ports
> installed. mplayer and realplayer both work great, but mplayer refuses
> to play Realaudio streams.

Do you want to use MPlayer with Realplayer codecs? If so, you must rebuild
mplayer using "WITH_REALPLAYER=1" argument for make.

Adi Pircalabu (PGP Key ID 0x04329F5E)

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