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Hello, I am trying to stream a 5 megabyte wave file using fmod. This should be an easy task, but I am unfortunately an idiot. I tried to do this with DirectSound but it was too difficult. I was able to play sounds with DirectSound, just not stream sounds with it. That is why I am using fmod. Here is the code I am using to load and play the wave in a console window. The program compiles fine and runs, but I hear nothing. It isn''t terribly long. #include #include #include #include #include #include #include int main(){ FSOUND_STREAM *stream; FSOUND_SetOutput(FSOUND_OUTPUT_DSOUND); FSOUND_Init(44100, 32, 0); FILE * fp; int length; char * data; fp = fopen("file.wav", "rb"); fseek(fp, 0, SEEK_END); length = ftell(fp); fseek(fp, 0, SEEK_SET); data = (char *)malloc(length); fread(data, length, 1, fp); fclose(fp); stream=FSOUND_Stream_OpenFile(data,FSOUND_NORMAL|FSOUND_LOADMEMORY, length); FSOUND_Stream_PlayEx(FSOUND_FREE, stream, NULL, TRUE); system("pause"); FSOUND_Stream_Close(stream); FSOUND_Close(); return 0; } Any help is greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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Well -- I never bothered with streaming; I loaded the sample directly... it may not help, but you can fall back on this is needed:

#include "fmod.h"


//Player -- "file" is a string:

FSOUND_PlaySound(0, FSOUND_Sample_Get(0));



Obviously you mess around with this.... all you need is to include the library as well.

The zeros (in the player section) are the channels and sample indexes. In my game, is has eight channels and cycles them -- the first call uses sample 0, the next sample 1 etc....


Edited by - Cirian on November 23, 2001 6:49:47 AM

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Yes - check your return values!

- check that FSOUND_Stream_OpenFile() doesn''t return NULL
- check that FSOUND_Stream_PlayEx() doesn''t return -1

For that matter, you don''t even check that fopen() succeeds, either.

Return values are there to help you... if you add code to check them, and they''re all working, ask again. If they''re not all working, that should give you a clue as to what is going wrong.

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