[alsa-devel] question application playback

Daniel Mack zonque at gmail.com
Tue Jan 3 13:28:55 CET 2012

On 01/03/2012 01:23 PM, Ricardo Barbosa wrote:
> I am new to development using the alsa API and follow the link code http://equalarea.com/paul/alsa-audio.html
> insert the following code.
>  FILE *fp;
>  fp = fopen("file.mp3", "r");

MP3s are compressed audio files that cannot be used directly with the
ALSA API. If you have to use mp3 files, have a look at libmpg123 or use
a higher level interface in the first place, for example GStreamer.


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