On a Mac 10.13.6 I am usually listening to music using the command line command
mplayer. However, when the computer is under rather heavy load, the music sometimes stops for a fraction of a second up to a second (or even longer) all the time.
The music is mp3 files stored locally and I’m guessing the CPU scheduling to priority is what is causing this interruption. In my use case, everything else the computer is doing is less relevant so I want to promote this app to the best performance.
The version is:
Can I change how I run this app to avoid slowdowns when the CPU gets busy?