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DirectShow question!

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Hi all! Currently I''m using DirectShow to playback music in my game. So I have a choise of what format to use : mp3 or wma. I''m planning to release my game as shareware, and i heard from somewhere that mp3 codecs are not free for distribution. So what codec or format can I use for free? Thanks in advance!

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Microsoft has paid licence rights for use of the mp3 codec with direct show players. So it''s nothing you need to worry about.

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Thanks! But there is another dumb question (sorry, but I really didn''t have time to get into this topic) - if end user have DirectX8 installed then can I be sure that he has a mp3 codec (I meen this codec comes with DirectX or WMedia Player)?

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