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Offline nickdotjava

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« Posted 2003-05-14 17:18:18 »

I'm trying to play a song that's about 10 minutes long during a game, but the problem with .wav files is that they're too big.  Is there a way to play mp3s, or something that's smaller than wav?

-Nick

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Offline GergisKhan

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« Reply #1 - Posted 2003-05-14 17:39:52 »

You might want to check out http://www.jcraft.com/jorbis/
Ogg Vorbis is a FREE format, (i.e., no licensing restrictions like MP3) and there is a library (JOrbis) that you can use to play .ogg files.

From what I can gather the equivalent sized .ogg is much better sound quality than .mp3, or if you want, the same quality compresses more with .ogg than with .mp3 files.

Good luck.

gK

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Offline lgsnake

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« Reply #2 - Posted 2003-05-21 05:29:44 »

oh, good, i look for it a long ago.  Grin
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Offline Mac_Systems

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« Reply #3 - Posted 2003-07-31 07:36:11 »

Hi, Grin

im using the Java Layer lib in my Mp3 Player Project. It is easy to use.

Take a look at www.javazoom.com

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