Thread: is it hard to make a audio player

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    is it hard to make a audio player

    im new to the programming life but i have a dream to make a waked audio plaer like winamp can someone please show me the path towards that area

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    The path begins with punctuation and capitalization
    hello, internet!

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    And continues through the DirectX jungle, or DirectShow specifically.
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    And then, through the compiler

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    You could use the FMOD ( sound library - it can play just about any sound format in existance
    "It always takes longer than you think, even when you take Hofstadter's Law into account."
    -Hofstadter's Law

    Bored? Try my game SpaceWars , made in Allegro and VC++
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    winamp uses some of its own codecs. are you prepared to design, test, and implement an mp3 codec?

    in any case, look at the source code to xmms. it's a clone of winamp.

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