|General Sound Tutorials|
|DMA Play 5
||If you want to play .wav files in your program, take a gander at this. This program can play 8-bit and 16-bit .wav files in both mono and stereo!
||Mike Huff, Martin Rampersad & Toshi Horie
DMA Play 6||
The newest version of the acclaimed QB WAV player.
A well-commented WAV player for QB. Reading over this program can give you a good understanding of the .WAV file format and how to create SoundBlaster sound effects.
A good explanation of how to use the PLAY command, which is presented through a well-commented example program. This plays "All Apologies" by Nirvana.
Music, Sounds, ON PLAY and Using the Soundcard||
A good overview of creating sound / music with QB's built-in sound statements. Toward the end, it goes into some more advanced topics like using the soundcard and the microphone.
Programming the SoundBlaster Card||
An introduction to programming the SoundBlaster and using the DSP (Digital Sound Processing chip). Gives the basics you'll need to play WAV, VOC or RAW files. (BASIX Fanzine #1)
Manipulating Sound In QBasic||
An old tutorial posted on a BBS with a wealth of information on using interrupts to play sound on both a soundcard and the internal speaker. (QB Cult Magazine #3)
How to program the Soundblaster Card, and an explanation of the MIDI file format. (QB Times #2)
Making a basic GDM player||
Using BWSB's GDM sound format can be a pain -- but this tutorial will make it easy. (QB Times #3)
BWSB Revealed: Sound Effects||
Using the BWSB (Bells, Whistles and Soundboards) library to add complex sound effects into your QB program. (QB Times #4)
MOD Player Tutorial||
Create your own MOD audio player in QB. (QB:TM #11)
Be Mozart, thanks to 19day. An introduction to MIDI composing and the MIDI file format. (QB:TM #7)
MIDI Composing: Part II||
A continuation of this MIDI composing tutorial, with information on composing with WinJammer, and then a bit about putting them into your game. (QB:TM #8)
Basics of Tracking: Part One||
"For those of you unfamiliar with the term "tracking", in this sense, it refers to digital music creation. This is not a tutorial on how to make a MIDI, if you want that, go elsewhere. This is merely an informational article on a different style of music format that has been gaining popularity in the QB gaming world in the last years." (QBOA Issue 7)
Basics of Tracking: Part Two||
The second part of this series on Tracking. This explains how to make your own songs using the shareware program Modplug. (QBOA Issue 8)