Re: The JRE, the sound, or the code?

"Qu0ll" <>
Mon, 5 Oct 2009 15:31:52 +1100
"Qu0ll" <> wrote in message

"Andrew Thompson" <> wrote in message

I am having a devil of a time trying to develop a new
sound format. After abandoning my earlier efforts on
the basis that I could not reconstruct the binary
representation to a usable sound, I revisited the
problem today and found my local JREs do not seem
to play the *original* sound that I am converting,

Which leaves me to wonder whether it is the sound, the
code or the JRE that is the problem.

The code is ..
import javax.sound.sampled.*;

public class LoopSound {

 public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
   URL url = new URL(
   Clip clip = AudioSystem.getClip();
   AudioInputStream ais = AudioSystem.
     getAudioInputStream( url );;

The sound is located at the URL shown above. It
was made using Java sound, is 2 seconds in duration,
stereo, and should fade between 441 Hz in one channel,
to 882 Hz in the other, and back again.

When I play it in the system default player, the Totem
Movie Player v. 2.24.3, it sounds as I expect.

Does it play OK for you?

(And as an aside) It should be loopable without any
perceptible 'click' at the loop points. Totem loops it
but has a noticeable click. Does it loop smoothly
for you?

I get no sound whatsoever on Vista with Java 6 Update 16. Are you sure
the SSCCE is correct?

Following Knute's advice now has it working, it loops without clicking.

And loving it,

-Qu0ll (Rare, not extinct)
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