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Re: [O] Audio/video file playback in org mode

From: Paul Sexton
Subject: Re: [O] Audio/video file playback in org mode
Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2011 04:57:59 +0000 (UTC)
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brian powell <briangpowellms <at> gmail.com> writes:

> * Something like this; respectively!?: 
> [[shell:mplayer -ss 00:03:21 -endpos 00:06:54 ~/some_podcast.mp3 &]]
> [[shell:mplayer -ss 00:03:21 ~/some_podcast.mp3 &]]
> [[shell:mplayer ~/some_podcast.mp3 &]]

The troubles with using shell commands in hyperlinks:
1. Only works in the operating system and directory structure where
   you were when you wrote the link;
2. No ability to stop playback, pause, etc, unless you run the
   program as a GUI, which means (horror!) doing something outside 

> VLC works great for this too.

In windows VLC works as a shell command, but doesn't work with Bongo.

> P.S. Thanks for the link to BONGO--the EMACS "buffer media player".
> I made my own "buffer media player" and have used it for many years; but,
BONGO.el is wayly kuul too!

You're welcome. Are you aware of EMMS, it seems to be Bongo's main rival (I
haven't tried it).


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