How to preload sound files

Scott Rossi scott at
Mon Mar 6 18:19:30 EST 2006

Recently, Peter T. Evensen wrote:

> I'm trying to string together a bunch of mp3's and minimize the delays
> between one and the next one.  Any tips on this would be appreciated.
> I have a player with a list of files in a custom property.  On a
> stopPlaying, I set the filename to the next one and then start the
> player.  Any better ways to do it?

Before I go off on a rant about Rev audio (apparently Geoff Canyon has been
listening), I don't think there's much you can do natively about this.  I
know Trevor DeVore added a looping function to his enhancedQT external that
allows you to loop one track seamlessly in a player, however I'm not sure
this can be spread across multiple audio files.


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, Multimedia & Design
E: scott at

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