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playing sound using direct sound

hi,
im try to play wave file
in this format:
8 khz,16 bit (sampled at),mono.

in the lpDirectSound->CreateSoundBuffer() func
i supply WAVEFORMATEX structure with this parmeters:
    wf.wFormatTag = ; //i dont know
    wf.nChannels = 1;
    wf.nSamplesPerSec = 8000;
    wf.nBlockAlign = 2;
    wf.nAvgBytesPerSec =wf.nSamplesPerSec*wf.nBlockAlign;
    wf.wBitsPerSample = 16;

the sound that i receive is very slow
and with lot of noise.
(in very slow i mean that the voice
 is spread on long time)

the format of the sound file that i try to play,
is as codec output, before any manipulations (include pcm).

i dont know the correct parameter for field wf.wFormatTag in the WAVEFORMATEX structure.

is the direct sound is the good way for this task?
 
TIA.

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19-6-01

the original file is not  pcm format, but now i convert it to pcm format, for using WAVE_FORMAT_PCM.
(Also, my code already based on Microsoft sample in direct sound documentation).
But the problem persists. (The sound spread on long time)

Its lock likes frequency mismatch,
May the hardware or driver translate the data as lowest sample rate so all sample take more time when playing it.
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AlexVirochovskyCommented:
check out example in
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/wcedoc/wcegmm/dsover_25.htm
About WAVEFORMATEX
see
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/psdk/directx/DX8_VB/hh/directx8_vb/_dx_waveformatex_dxaudio_vb.htm
1-st parameter of WAVEFORMATEX
must be set to WAVE_FORMAT_PCM or WAVE_FORMAT_DRM.


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chensuCommented:
>i dont know the correct parameter for field wf.wFormatTag in the WAVEFORMATEX structure.

Use WAVE_FORMAT_PCM if it is in PCM format.

>is the direct sound is the good way for this task?

If you just want to simply play a wave file, using the PlaySound API function is much easier.
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AlexVirochovskyCommented:
No reaction, I hope , my comment helps. Alex
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