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Music Using SBFMDRV.COM

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I am beginning to create some games in C.  I need to know how to use the SBFMDRV.COM which comes with Sound Blaster and compatibles to play music.  For me to accept an answer I need a library of functions for loading in MIDI or other musical files that SBFMDRV.COM can read.  I also need the library to include functions for playing the music (it must work in the background).

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by:Tommy Hui
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Is there a reason for not using Windows? Windows already has all of the capabilities you're looking for and makes it relatively easy.

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by:Egore
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I am writing software for DOS because I do not want to get into C++ at this point.  Windows and C do not mix that well...
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marhaus earned 500 total points
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Check out Allegro. It can do what you want, and lots of other
things you'll probably like.

You can find it on <http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Peaks/7599/index.html>.

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