recording sound?

Ove Kaaven ovehk at
Mon Feb 5 04:27:19 CST 2001

On Mon, 5 Feb 2001, Thomas Flynn wrote:

> Has anyone tried recording sound?  It works fine under Linux (with grecord
> for example), but I have I windows app that does a pretty simple record
> and playback.  Audio playing is fine, but recording fails (I get a stupid
> meaningless windows dialog that says recording failed and that the error
> code was -8602 or something).  I was just wondering if perhaps recording
> hasn't been touched yet, or whether I had run across a special case that
> isn't handled yet.

winmm wave recording is supposed to be supported, at least at the
low-level wave API level. Maybe less so at the MCI level, though, and not
supported at all yet in the DirectSound layer. What kind of API does it
use to record these sounds? You don't say what kind of app it is...

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