Immediate sound feedback on Android

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Wed Jun 1 13:18:20 EDT 2011

On 6/1/11 7:38 AM, Randy Hengst wrote:
> Hello Roger,
> I've noticed the delay of sounds iOS with the first sound played in a
> stack…. it doesn't seem to matter which sound is played first, it's
> always delayed. But, from that point forward all sounds play
> immediately.
> So, I've included a sound file that is a half second of silence and
> call it with the open stack or open card handler. Perhaps this will
> help with Android, too. I've not built for Android, so this is just a
> guess.

The latest LiveCode release includes a command to pre-cache a sound on 
iOS which effectively eliminates the initial delay. See the release 
notes (under the Help menu.)

The same capability isn't yet included for Android, where sound playback 
is still pretty basic.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
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