How to preload sound files

Peter T. Evensen pevensen at siboneylg.com
Mon Mar 6 18:53:30 EST 2006


Actually, I take this back.  The interleaving doesn't seem to buy me much 
(not sure why it did on the one test), but after restarting Rev and trying 
my test again, the interleaved and non-interleaved players come out almost 
identical :(.

At 05:41 PM 3/6/2006, you wrote:
>Thanks for all your suggestions, unfortunately the sequence of sound files 
>is dynamically generated, so splicing them together ahead of time won't work.
>
>I did just try a test where instead of using one player to sequentially 
>play through the files, I tried interleaving the list between two 
>players.  I load up player 1 with the first sound file and player 2 with 
>the second.  In player 1's stopPlaying handler, I start Player 2 and then 
>set the filename of player 1 to the third sound file.
>
>This does give me better performance.  I'm not sure if this is sufficient, 
>or if dynamically creating as players as I have sound files, and then 
>firing them one by one, would give me even more performance.
>
>Peter T. Evensen
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Peter T. Evensen
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