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MIDI.VoicesDefaultSet method

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Sets the default maximum number of voices to play at a time for supporting polyphony. The current maximum number can be obtained through the MIDI.VoicesDefaultGet method.


The default number of voices for a loaded MIDI stream can be determined through the MIDI.VoicesGet method or modified through the MIDI.VoicesSet method.


For further details about the use of MIDI protocol see the MIDI object section and the How to deal with MIDI protocol tutorial.





[Visual Basic]

control.MIDI.VoicesDefaultSet (

nVoices as Integer

) as enumErrorCodes



short control.MIDI.VoicesDefaultSet (

short nVoices








The default maximum number of voices to play at a time; the accepted range of values is from 1 to 256. The higher the number of voices, the higher will be the amount of needed CPU so by reducing the number of voices there will be some CPU saving.




Return value






Negative value

An error occurred, check the LastError property value in order to get the error code

enumErrorCodes.ERR_NOERROR (0)

The method call was successful