How I can make playlist with omxplayer or omxplayer-wrapper? What I mean playlist, is something that can play next .mp3/.wav file automatically. You know, something like in mp3 player....

or It would be lovely if you can tell me how to play next file automatically with omxplayer!

I use RPi 3, jessie python 2.7.9(if I have to use omxplayer-wrapper)

and if you know how to make playlist without using omxplayer, please let me know

I'm really struggling at this, pls help! (


Would a shell script be OK?

    for song in /path/to/*.mp3
            omxplayer "$song"

This will play all MP3 files in a directory. You can replace /path/to/*.mp3 with a list of individual files if you want to be more specific.

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    External scripting is just about the only approach there is for omxplayer playlists. I can't remember where I've stuck the link, but I'm sure I've read comments from the creator/maintainer along the lines of 'it's not supposed to play playlists and I'm not developing the feature'. – goobering Jan 18 '17 at 15:30
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    I found the link: github.com/popcornmix/omxplayer/issues/… – goobering Jan 18 '17 at 16:00
  • thanks, but is there any other way to do this? I can't use mp3's GUI because I'm gonna use mine... – Seonghun Yang Jan 19 '17 at 1:40
  • @SeonghunYang I don't understand what is mp3's GUI, but anyway, take a look at omxplayerGUI: it should give you an idea on how to design a GUI for the player. – Dmitry Grigoryev Jan 19 '17 at 9:04

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