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ConvertAutomationAddFile method

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Adds a sound file inside the conversion automation list that will be started at a later time through the ConvertAutomationExecute method. If you need to add the full contents of a specific folder, use the ConvertAutomationAddFolder method.


Sound files added to the conversion list can be enumerated at any time using the combination of ConvertAutomationGetFilesCount and ConvertAutomationGetFilePathname methods.


Accepted input formats are: MP1, MP2, MP3, MP4 (***), AIFF, AAC, M4A, AC3, FLAC, WavPack, ALAC, WAV, OGG Vorbis, WMA (*), ASF (**), WMV (**), W64, AU, PAF, SVX, NIST, VOC, IRCAM, PVF, CAF, Speex, Musepack, Monkey's Audio (APE).


Formats wrapped inside a RIFF container (for example GSM 6.10, ADPCM, CCITT, etc. ) are supported if the specific ACM (Audio Compression Manager) codec is installed inside the system.


Multi-channel WAV, AIFF, OGG Vorbis, OPUS and WMA formats are supported natively when the ConvertFileDestResamplingSet method has been invoked with the nChannels parameter set to  a number higher than 2 while in other cases will be converted to stereo during the conversion procedure.


Accepted MOD formats are: MOD, MTM, S3M, XM, IT and MO3.


Accepted CD audio tracks format is CDA.


For further information about sound files conversion see the How to convert format of sound files tutorial.





[Visual Basic]

Public Function ConvertAutomationAddFile (

strSourcePathname as string

) as String



public string ConvertAutomationAddFile (

string strSourcePathname




public: string ConvertAutomationAddFile (

string strSourcePathname









String representing the absolute pathname of the input file.



Return value






Empty string

An error occurred (see the LastError property for further error details)

Valid string

The formatted time