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AudioStreamWAV

Inherits: AudioStream < Resource < RefCounted < Object

Stores audio data loaded from WAV files.

Description

AudioStreamWAV stores sound samples loaded from WAV files. To play the stored sound, use an AudioStreamPlayer (for non-positional audio) or AudioStreamPlayer2D/AudioStreamPlayer3D (for positional audio). The sound can be looped.

This class can also be used to store dynamically-generated PCM audio data. See also AudioStreamGenerator for procedural audio generation.

Tutorials

Properties

PackedByteArray

data

PackedByteArray()

Format

format

0

int

loop_begin

0

int

loop_end

0

LoopMode

loop_mode

0

int

mix_rate

44100

bool

stereo

false

Methods

Error

save_to_wav ( String path )


Enumerations

enum Format:

Format FORMAT_8_BITS = 0

8-bit audio codec.

Format FORMAT_16_BITS = 1

16-bit audio codec.

Format FORMAT_IMA_ADPCM = 2

Audio is compressed using IMA ADPCM.


enum LoopMode:

LoopMode LOOP_DISABLED = 0

Audio does not loop.

LoopMode LOOP_FORWARD = 1

Audio loops the data between loop_begin and loop_end, playing forward only.

LoopMode LOOP_PINGPONG = 2

Audio loops the data between loop_begin and loop_end, playing back and forth.

LoopMode LOOP_BACKWARD = 3

Audio loops the data between loop_begin and loop_end, playing backward only.


Property Descriptions

PackedByteArray data = PackedByteArray()

Contains the audio data in bytes.

Note: This property expects signed PCM8 data. To convert unsigned PCM8 to signed PCM8, subtract 128 from each byte.


Format format = 0

Audio format. See Format constants for values.


int loop_begin = 0

  • void set_loop_begin ( int value )

  • int get_loop_begin ( )

The loop start point (in number of samples, relative to the beginning of the sample). This information will be imported automatically from the WAV file if present.


int loop_end = 0

  • void set_loop_end ( int value )

  • int get_loop_end ( )

The loop end point (in number of samples, relative to the beginning of the sample). This information will be imported automatically from the WAV file if present.


LoopMode loop_mode = 0

The loop mode. This information will be imported automatically from the WAV file if present. See LoopMode constants for values.


int mix_rate = 44100

  • void set_mix_rate ( int value )

  • int get_mix_rate ( )

The sample rate for mixing this audio. Higher values require more storage space, but result in better quality.

In games, common sample rates in use are 11025, 16000, 22050, 32000, 44100, and 48000.

According to the Nyquist-Shannon sampling theorem, there is no quality difference to human hearing when going past 40,000 Hz (since most humans can only hear up to ~20,000 Hz, often less). If you are using lower-pitched sounds such as voices, lower sample rates such as