Midi/Wav/AVI Playing Routines

The actual entry is the file 'Sound & Music.bas', which is a module that you can just add to your program. It has the following features:
  • Sound card detection ( Function HasSoundCard as Boolean )
  • MID file player ( Sub PlayMidi (M$) , Sub StopMidi () )
  • WAV file player ( Sub PlayWave (W$) , Sub PlayWaveAdv (AW$, FLG&) , Sub StopWave () )
  • Play WAVs from RES file ( Sub PlayRESWave (RW$) )
  • Stop all sound ( StopAllSound (Cancel%) )

The included project appears as below :


You can play WAV and MID simultaneously.

I will hopefully add more on to this file in the future. I hope to add features such as:

  • Play MIDs from within RES file.
  • Play multiple WAV files at once.
  • Sound card recognition (AWE64, Turtle Beach, ESS, Adlib, SB16, etc.).

I hope that this program is simplistic enough for you to see how to use this module in your programs.

Download zipped project file (41k)


  • BTW

    Posted by Brettink on 08/28/2009 03:08am

    This code works with my Vista, i dont know how others cant use it with XP lol

  • Thanks

    Posted by Brettink on 08/28/2009 03:06am

    Thank you, your code really helped me

  • XP problems

    Posted by Legacy on 02/14/2003 12:00am

    Originally posted by: sharon

    dose anyone know why wont it run on XP ???

  • Midi/Wav/AVI Playing Routines

    Posted by Legacy on 05/02/2002 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Sangoku

    Don't work with windows XP

  • very nice coding but needs little care

    Posted by Legacy on 12/21/2001 12:00am

    Originally posted by: msdhar

    This is a nice programming one of i seen. very good
    coding but little cre needed when opening mutiple
    wave and midies
    Otherwise it is surly usefull for every one
    thank you.

  • Re: Multiple waves!!

    Posted by Legacy on 08/24/2000 12:00am

    Originally posted by: T Haygood


    If you do figure out how to play multuple .wav files- please let me know.

    T. Haygood

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