Getting Started

This section provides a list of key topics about XAudio2.

In This Section


XAudio2 Key Concepts

Introduces key concepts for using XAudio2.

XAudio2 Versions

Describes the versions of the XAudio2 libraries available.

How to: Initialize XAudio2

Describes the steps required to initialize XAudio2.

Resource Interchange File Format (RIFF)

Describes the Resource Interchange File Format (RIFF) used in audio data files.

How to: Load Audio Data Files in XAudio2

Describes the steps required to populate WAVEFORMATEX and XAUDIO2_BUFFER structures with data from an audio file.

How to: Play a Sound with XAudio2

Describes the minimum steps required to play a sound using XAudio2.


Related topics

Programming Guide
XAudio2 Programming Reference