|-h||print a short summary of options.|
|--help||same as -h.|
|-q||quiet mode, suppress messages.|
|-s rate||set sampling rate in Hz. The default is 8000 Hz.|
|-S||set stereo mode (overrides -M). This is the default.|
|-M||set mono mode (overrides -S).|
|-b bits||set the number of bits per sample (8/12/16). The default is 16.|
|-t secs||set time limit for recording. The default is 10 seconds.|
|-i||dont play, just display WAV file header information.|
|-k key||specify the IPC key for device-locking semaphores. The default is 0x33333333.|
|-R||remove and recreate device-locking semaphores.|
|-l||lock the audio device for playing.|
|-u||unlock the audio device for playing.|
|-L||lock the audio device for recording.|
|-U||unlock the audio device for recording.|
|-V||display version and copyright information.|
same as -V.
wavplay will not play files which contain SLNT or LIST chunks.
Compressed formats are not currently supported.
wavplay was almost totally rewritten for version 1.0 by Warren W. Gay (firstname.lastname@example.org) replacing earlier code by Andre Fuechsel (email@example.com). Erik de Castro Lopo (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote the WAV header I/O routines. This manual page was written by Stephen Crane (email@example.com).
12 June 1997