[alsa-devel] MP3 files with ALSA

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Fri Aug 12 18:16:52 CEST 2011

On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 10:34:29PM +0200, Oscar Salvador wrote:

> but i have a doubt with mp3 files. I know that i need to decode mp3 into
> wav, for example, for playing it with alsa, but my doubt is if alsa decode
> this internally, or if is my job doing it.

ALSA doesn't do this, your application or a library it uses needs to do
it.  mplayer is one example of a program that can decode MP3s.

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