Archive for October 20th, 2009

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Oct

Sound helpers

Here’s a couple iPhone sound playing classes that may turn out handy:

Playing backgroud music is straightforward AudioQueue track playing, but it handles all the bookkeeping including magic cookies for properly handling files of any understandable format, which would be helpful if you don’t feel like going through and converting your tracks to caf iPhone-friendly goodness.

New SoundManager Class is an OpenAL wrapper that apparently has 3D sound working well — which we actually haven’t encountered a need for yet, but as soon as we do run into something like that, this is definitely what we’ll start with!