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hi brett and thanks for your wonderful sound lib

in this thread
http://52.88.2.202/forum/viewtopic.php … ight=synch

you are saying soundforge allows you to save files in a wav format which is actually mp3 compressed (if i got it right)
since i cant find any similar option, should i install any additional audio codec? i am using sforge v6

if so, could you please tell me which one?

oh btw one more thing:
i’m using fmod to add music to an opengl screensaver
i’m testing it on winxp
fmod gives an error during initialization (FMOD_ERR_COOPERATIVELEVEL to be precise), but beware this only happens if the “protect with password” option is checked, so i had to init fmod only after the first opengl frame has been drawn
can this be fixed in some way, so that init can be done even before creating a gl window?
i am using fmod v3.62

thanks again this lib is fat

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[quote:2y4j2aoh]thanks again this lib is fat.[/quote:2y4j2aoh]
Hehehee. Funny. I think it’s supposed to be “phat,” not “fat.” OH NO, RUN FOR TEH HILLS, IT’S FMODZILLA!

Ahem Anyway…
[quote:2y4j2aoh]fmod gives an error during initialization (FMOD_ERR_COOPERATIVELEVEL to be precise)[/quote:2y4j2aoh]
This happens because Windows 2K/XP blocks DirectSound while the system is locked. To elaborate, Windows enters the locked state for one of three reasons: a screen saver set to return to the login screen when ending; Windows actually being [b:2y4j2aoh]on[/b:2y4j2aoh] the login screen; or the user pressing Ctrl+Alt+Delete and hitting Lock Computer in 2K (possible in XP if the classic login prompt is on).

This problem can be solved by calling [b:2y4j2aoh]FSOUND_SetOutput(FSOUND_OUTPUT_WINMM);[/b:2y4j2aoh] before initializing FMOD. You won’t get DirectSound’s nifty features, but it’s the only way to guarantee that sound will work in a protected screensaver.

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thanks a bunch for your reply and for the explanation
i actually meant fat LOL
i still need some help with the first part of the post tho

thanks for any help you can provide

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I can’t help you in that department; I’ve never used SoundForge before. Perhaps somebody else can help you there…

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thanks all the same
i guess i should contact brett himself :)

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thanks alot brett you solved my problem
if you wish i’ll send you a link to the saver once it’s done (a few days)
bye!

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