NAME

Win32::MediaPlayer - Module for playing sound MP3 / WMA / WAV / MIDI file on Win32 platforms

SYNOPSIS

    use Win32::MediaPlayer;

    $winmm = new Win32::MediaPlayer;  # new an object
    $winmm->load('d:/10.mp3');        # Load music file disk, or an URL
    $winmm->play;                     # Play the music
    $winmm->volume(100);              # Set volume after playing
    $winmm->seek('00:32');            # seek to

    #$winmm->pause;                   # Pause music playing
    #$winmm->resume;                  # Resume music playing

    print 'Total Length : '.$winmm->length(1),$/; # Show total time.
    while(1) {
          sleep 1;
          print 'Now Position: '.$winmm->pos(1)."\r";   # Show now time.
    };

DESCRIPTION

This module allows playing of sound format like MP3 / WMA / WAV / MIDI on Win32 platforms using the MCI interface (which depends on winmm.dll).

REQUIREMENTS

Only working on Win32, and you should installed the Win32::API

if not you can install by ppm, in the console mode

type command:

  ppm install http://www.bribes.org/perl/ppm/Win32-API.ppd

USAGE

new

The new method is the constructor. It will build a connection to the mci interface.

$winmm = new Win32::MediaPlayer; # new an object

load()

$winmm->load('d:/10.mp3'); # Load music from the disk, or Internet URL.

play

$winmm->play; # Play the music file.

seek()

The value should be a format like XX:XX, or you can fill the micro second integer of the music.

$winmm->seek(100000); # Seek the music file, at the 100 sec pos.

$winmm->seek('01:40'); # Seek the music file, at the 01 min 40 sec pos.

close

$winmm->close; # Close the music file.

volume()

The value is from 0 to 100

$winmm->volume(100); # Set volume to 100 after playing

length()

Return the music total length

$length = $winmm->length(1); # Return the length in XX:XX format.

$length = $winmm->length; # Return the length in micro second integer.

pos()

Return the music now position

$length = $winmm->pos(1); # Return the Position in XX:XX format.

$length = $winmm->pos; # Return the Position in micro second integer.

pause

Pause the music play

$length = $winmm->pause; # Pause the music play.

resume

Resume the music play

$length = $winmm->resume; # Resume the music play.

AUTHOR

Lilo Huang

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2006 by Lilo Huang All Rights Reserved.

You can use this module under the same terms as Perl itself.