sound in revolution

Marian Petrides mpetrides at
Fri Aug 13 03:45:40 EDT 2004

You can import the sound as a WAV file  into Rev (File ---> import as 
control --> audio file) then play it using the play command:  play 
"applause.wav"  Works fine cross-platform.  I do not think I have 
QuickTime installed on the PC I use for testing.


On Aug 12, 2004, at 11:23 PM, Bruce Laidlaw wrote:

> Hi, Steve, Judy, Klause,
> Sorry, I've only been have half-attending/understanding. I have a HC 
> stack with the line
> play "applause"
> "Applause" was just a HC sound file. Translated into Rev the new stack 
> works fine on Mac and Windows. However the only Windows machine I can 
> test it on has QT intalled. Are you saying this won't work if QT is 
> not installed in the Windows machine?
> If I change the script to 'play audioclip "applause.wav"' AND install 
> a "applause.wav" into my Rev stack then it should play fine on Windows 
> machines without Quicktime?
> Steve, what do you mean by "One has to script the player bit...."?
> Thanks
> Bruce
> Stephen King wrote:
>> Hi Judy, Klaus,
>> After carefully reading your post Klaus, I have now (embarrassingly) 
>> cracked
>> my problem of playing WAVs without QT.
>> I hadn't fully appreciated the difference between the PLAY and PLAYER
>> 'objects'. I mistakenly thought that PLAY was simply similar to 
>> PLAYER but
>> with data stored rather than a filename reference.
>> Not so it seems. You are absolutely right that 'Play Audio Clip' does 
>> indeed
>> play WAVs fine on Windows. One has to script the player bit, but at 
>> least it
>> all plays.
>> I also had this response in a Bugzilla but hadn't appreciate the
>> significance at the time.
>> Must learn to read the docs more carefully :-)
>> Thanks for this. Helps a lot.
>> Cheers
>> Steve
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