Needed: a way to play MOD and MP3 from code

Posted on 1998-02-27
Last Modified: 2010-04-04
Hi there!

I want to be able to play MOD type files from my Delphi code.
Source of doing that will be perfect, but I can be helped also by some other way like some DLLs or C code, I mean ANYTHING!!!
If you know where I can get it or if you can send me something it will really make me happy!

The same question is about MP3 type files...

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Question by:Matvey
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go to time i go there
they have some ocx to help u play mp3 in yr application

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Sorry, can't accept your answere :-(

Yesterday I just found a Delphi freeware component for playing MP3 files. It's at

Maybe you know something about MOD???

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pedrom earned 30 total points
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For mp3 playback you can use the mpegplay.dll, get it here along with a simple example. For the mod playback you can use the MIDAS sound system at A lot of trackers are made with it.

Hope it helps.

Pedro Machado

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I just found the mp3 playing dll today as I said before.
But I think the MIDAS thing will do the job for MOD now!

I'll look at it today...

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Hi Pedro!

I found that the MIDAS thing doesn't plays everything and has lot's of problems.
I found another dll with sources at It has exapmples in C++ and proves to be much better and to play more files. However I find dificulties with migrating the examples to Delphi. Wana look at it and help me? For much more point's of course!



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