Interfacing with Media Player

  Nigel-331402 13:18 15 Apr 2004

When playing a track with Media player you can have the waveform or bar graph displayed.

Is there an API type call I can use from a VB program that lets me get at the dat used to create these whilst the track is playing by Media player.

What I want to be able to do is take this data, process it, and send it to a bank of lights so that they flash in time to the music (like a sound to light system). The electronics side of things I've got sorted, it's getting the data in the first place I'm after.

I've been asked to do the at a wedding reception so I'm looking to do something 'flash'.

  Stuartli 13:29 15 Apr 2004

Are you referring to the vast choice of visualisations offered with/for WMP whose displays vary with the music?

  Nigel-331402 13:32 15 Apr 2004

That'll be the ones.

I'm not looking to write my own visulisation (yet) but I want to get to that data, in real time, from outside of the Media player (if possible).

  Stuartli 14:08 15 Apr 2004

You may need to go to somewhere like these links:

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