Computer.Audio Property

 

Gets an object that provides properties for methods for playing sounds.

Namespace:   Microsoft.VisualBasic.Devices
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

public Audio Audio { get; }

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.VisualBasic.Devices.Audio

The My.Computer.Audio object for the computer.

This property provides easy access to the My.Computer.Audio object. For more information, see Audio object.

Project type

Available

Windows Forms Application

Yes

Class Library

Yes

Console Application

Yes

Windows Forms Control Library

Yes

Web Control Library

No

Windows Service

Yes

Web Site

No

The My.Computer.Audio.Play method plays the specified sound in the background when AudioPlayMode.Background is specified.

Sub PlayBackgroundSoundFile()
    My.Computer.Audio.Play("C:\Waterfall.wav", 
        AudioPlayMode.WaitToComplete)
End Sub

This code can run only within a Windows Forms application.

The file name should reference a .wav sound file on your system.

To simplify the management of your sound files, consider storing the files as application resources. The files can then be accessed through the My.Resources object. For more information, see My.Resources Object.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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