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LoadSoundFast method

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Loads a song from the specified file.


This method acts exactly as the LoadSound method but performs a less detailed analysis for files in MP3 format: the use of this method is indicated when you need an immediate loading of MP3 files from a network.


A successful call to this method will fire the SoundLoaded event.





[Visual Basic]

control.LoadSoundFast (

nPlayer as Integer,

strFileName as String

) as enumErrorCodes



short control.LoadSoundFast (

short nPlayer,

LPCTSTR strFileName









Number representing the zero-based index of the player that will load the sound


String containing the absolute pathname of the song file to load. It can be a full path name (ex. c:\mysounds\sound.mp3) or a filename (ex: sound.mp3) if the SoundsDirectory property has already been specified.



Return value






enumErrorCodes.NOERROR (0)

The song file has been loaded successfully.

Negative value

An error occurred: see the LastError property for further error details or for a list of the possible error values.