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Audio Recording (WinCE)

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Article updated at 28 Oct 2017


This article demonstrates how audio can be recorded and played using C and C#.
Waveform Audio Functions (WAF) can be used to record and play audio files in wave (.wav) format. For more information see MSDN.

Audio Recording in C

Download the demo application:

  • To build the project, navigate to Build menu in Visual studio and click Build Solution.
  • Click Deploy solution in the Build menu to deploy the application.
  • Goto My Device > Program Files > vcpp_audio_record_demo. Double click on the vcpp_audio_record_demo.exe to run the application.

Following image shows the output window.

Audio Recording in CSharp

Download the demo application:

  • Navigate to Solution Explorer in visual studio > Right Click on Solution > Properties > Devices.
  • Uncheck "Deploy the Latest version of the .NET Compact Framework (including Service Packs)".
  • Build and deploy the project on your WinCE device.
  • Download and Install .NET Compact Framework directly to the FlashDisk of the device from here.
  • Go to My Device > Program Files > vcsharp_audio_record_demo and run the application vcsharp_audio_record_demo.exe.

Following window will open.