How can I play wav files on Visual Studio 2019? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    I would lile to play wav file using either SharpDX.XAudio or SharpDX.DirectSound.

    When I used Visual Studio 2010, I used Microsoft.DirectX.AudioVideoPlayback and it worked well.

     But since Microsoft.DirectX.AudioVideoPlayback seems no longer available on Visual Studio 2019, I am at loss what to do.Thanks.

    Friday, February 7, 2020 12:28 PM

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  • There are plenty of simple ways to play wav files

    One of them is with WMP : Embedding the Windows Media Player Control in a C# Solution

    • Edited by Castorix31 Friday, February 7, 2020 12:44 PM
    Friday, February 7, 2020 12:40 PM
  • Hi hirohiro3750,

    Thank you for posting here.

    Based on my test, you can use the following code to play wav files.

     using System.Media;
    private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
                SoundPlayer snd = new SoundPlayer("1.wav");

    Hope this could help you.

    Best Regards,


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