ActiveX (OCX) component that allows you to play various audio files with a specific format using VB6, VS6, and ASP.

Built with the Classic Visual Basic 6 for VB6 / VS6 / ASP.

The full source code of this component is also available here.

About The VB6 Audio Player is a tool for developers using Visual Basic 6 / Visual Studio 6. It allows you to play various audio file types like MP3, WMA, WAV, OGG, APE, AIF, VOX, SND, and CDA.

In addition, this tool lets you work with Audio CDs, retrieve information about the audio tracks, control the playback position, manage ID3 tags, detect voice/silence, and display audio graphs (amplitude and frequency). It provides detailed information about audio files and offers other useful features.

You don't need to install extra codecs or filters to handle the supported audio formats. The component supports events and error handling, ensuring fast and easy use.

  • Supports playing MP3, WMA, APE, OGG, PCM/ACM WAV, AIF, VOX, and SND audio files.
  • No additional codec required, except for ACM (Audio Compression Manager).
  • Allows getting and setting the position of the played file.
  • Provides pause/unpause functionality for playback.
  • Displays two types of audio graphs.
  • Includes a meter for visual representation.
  • Retrieves ID3 tags of the file.
  • Provides file information.
  • Lists installed ACM tags on the local machine.
  • Lists ACM formats based on selected tags.
  • Lists installed WMA tags on the local machine.
  • Lists WMA formats based on selected tags.
  • Provides information about the selected codec.
  • Performs fast execution.
  • Supports numerous events.
  • User-friendly and easy to use.
  • Includes error handling.
  • Compatible with VB6, VC6, ASP, and other classic programming tools that support OCX/ActiveX components.

  1. Download the VB6AudioPlayer
  2. Extract the compressed file.
  3. Run the Install.bat as Administrator in order to register the component.
  4. Run the Example.
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Order a license here
  • You can distribute the library with commercial products.
  • You will get your own UserName and UserKey.
  • The price is one-time-fee of $89 (USD) and it contains an online support.
  • The source code of the library is also available under MS-PL license.
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