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URGENT :  play AVI with sound using MFC other than CAnimateCtrl

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Hi,
We want to know how to play any type of AVI with sound in a window  using MFC , please help  !!
We tried using CAnimateCtrl but it plays simple AVI's with out sound .
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  (I believe) You are going to have to use the MultiMedia APIs for that.

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ANR

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I had tried to use the MCI but the header file <mciwnd.h> is some how missing from VC 5.0 Professional edition. How Can U help me ???
also are there any ActiveX controls to play an avi ???
Tommy HuiEngineer

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It is not in the file mciwnd.h, it is in vfw.h.

I'm not aware of any ActiveX controls that play an AVI, I suppose there has to be one somewhere.
ANR

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In VFW.h <mciwnd.h> is #included and that is not to be found anywhere. I tried the thing out and it gave a
Linker Error Unresolved External symbol _mciwndCreateA
Please help...
Tommy HuiEngineer

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You also need to link with VFW32.LIB. Add this to your link libraries.
ANR

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Yahooooo and Celebrations . The Program did work after all...
I also found out the ActiveX control that plays the AVI. The MCIWNDx active X control is most appropriate for the same....
Thanks a lot for Your timely and valuable help....

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