smplayer question

jd1008 jd1008 at
Wed Nov 12 04:08:14 UTC 2014

On 11/11/2014 08:35 PM, Ed Greshko wrote:
> On 11/12/14 11:21, jd1008 wrote:
>> On 11/11/2014 08:04 PM, Ed Greshko wrote:
>>> On 11/12/14 10:41, jd1008 wrote:
>>>> smplayer-14.9.0-1.fc20.x86_64
>>>> I have an mp3 file (a chant/prayer), which smplayer says has
>>>> only 6+ minutes duration.
>>>> However, the progress indicator shows it will play way up to
>>>> termination at 1:15:30.
>>>> Is there something in the file that can be tweaked to make smplayer
>>>> display the correct time length of the file?
>>>> Thanx.
>>> What does
>>> exiftool  myfile.mp3 | grep Duration
>>> Show?
>>> If the value is incorrect you can use exiftool to modify it.
>> $ exiftool New_Chants.mp3
>> .
>> .
>> .
>> Duration                        : 1:15:55 (approx)
> And, you're saying 1:15:55 is correct, yes?
> Where do you see the 6 minutes indication exactly?
> I suppose I would also check to see that in the output of exiftool that the "Length" is appropriate for the Duration.
I see it in the playlist of smplayer, on the right edge column of the 
The length is indeed appropriate because it acutally does play for 1:15:55
as indicated on the bottom black bar of smplayer, on the right side 
and, I have actually listened to the whole thing for 1 hour and 15 minutes+.
Noteworthy: the progress block (which moves from left to right) on the 
gui display
of smplayer moves from start to end in 6 minutes and 19 seconds, and then
moves back to beginning of line, but audio file continues to play for 1 
hour and 15 minutes+.

Another useful piece of info is: auto replay is disabled (no looping),
and there are no other files in the playlist.

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