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Opens an audio file.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
AVPlayer 7.1 Yes No No No Yes
MBS( "AVPlayer.OpenFile"; Path )   More


Parameter Description Example value
Path The native file path to the movie file. "/"


Returns player reference number or error.


Opens an audio file.
Returns the reference number which must be released with AVPlayer.Release function.

This function requires a native path. Use Path.FileMakerPathToNativePath to convert a FileMaker path to a native path if required. If you like to have the user choose the path, you can use FileDialog functions.


Open file:

Set Variable [$player; Value:MBS("AVPlayer.OpenFile"; AVPlayer::FilePath)]
If [MBS("IsError")]
    Show Custom Dialog ["Error loading audio file."; $player]
    Exit Script []
End If
Set Field [AVPlayer::Duration; MBS("AVPlayer.GetDuration"; $player)]
Set Field [AVPlayer::Rate; MBS("AVPlayer.GetRate"; $$Player)]
Set Field [AVPlayer::Volume; MBS("AVPlayer.GetVolume"; $$Player)]
Set Variable [$$player; Value:$player]

See also

Example Databases

Created 3th February 2017, last changed 3th February 2017

AVPlayer.OpenContainer   -   AVPlayer.OpenURL

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