Reuse MMControl to Play Music File in New Framework 4

We can Play Mp3, Mpeg, Wav, and Wma Music File with MMControl [Microsoft Multimedia Control]

It's come with Visual Studio 6. Now in this article we see how we reuse this file with Visual studio 2010 in C# 4.0

The original file is placed in C:\Windows\system32\MCI 32.OCX , First we browse it for our project.

First we create a tab in toolbox in this example I create "Import VS6" tab, then Right Click on it & select chose Item.

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A box will open chose COM Components & browse MCI32.ocx from C:\Windows\system32

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& after loading it looks like,

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Then the tool box get the control,

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Now add the Control in your from, it looks like previous one (VS 6),

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Set the properties of control, visible =false (if you write your own command button) like almost VB add the command to play music file as,

private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            axMMControl1.Command = "close";
            axMMControl1.FileName = textBox1.Text;
            axMMControl1.Command = "open";
            axMMControl1.Command = "play";
        }


And now in can play not only wav sound but also, mp3, mpeg, wav, wma.

Finally it looks like

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Few notes: If you have no MCI32.OCX, don't worry I upload here the entire essential file. You can play music also using other older windows dll file & new code which come from direct .net , that's it.

Thank you.