Newbie Mac sound questions

Ken Ray kray at
Mon Dec 9 15:21:00 EST 2002

SoundEdit 16 2.0 from Macromedia can open sounds in the resource fork and
then save them in other formats. You can play 'aif', 'au', 'wav' and those
supported by QT (that's all I know of).

Hope this helps,

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Email: kray at
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Graham Samuel" <livfoss at>
To: "Revolution user discussion" <use-revolution at>
Sent: Monday, December 09, 2002 1:23 PM
Subject: Newbie Mac sound questions

> I'm converting some SuperCard projects which have sounds (and maybe
> other stuff) in the Resource Fork. I don't have a copy of ResEdit any
> more (does it run on MacOS 9.2.2 - doesn't seem to be in the Apple
> archive). Can anyone suggest a way  to extract these resources? I
> tried a shareware app called 'SndSampler' but it claims there aren't
> any 'snd' resources in my SC file (there are).
> Ålso, AFAICS the Revo documentation doesn't seem to say much about
> what sound files one can play - I have already gathered that
> Mac-native sounds are a no-no. Apart from aif (is '.aif' the correct
> extension for Windows systems?), what other formats are allowed
> (clearly one can play a QuickTime soundtrack, for example)? What is
> the most efficient way of playing a short sound with no delay, to
> give the effect of a system beep, or a rollover sound like you'd have
> in a Flash movie?
> Graham
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