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Mobile DLS: Creating Customized Game Sounds with Downloadable Sound Technology


The next generation mobile audio technology is here. The Mobile DLS (Downloadable Sound) and Mobile XMF (eXtensible Music Format) as developed and standardized by the MIDI Manufacturers Association is available on mobile handsets in the market today. Not only is mobile DLS sounds compact and reusable, they are also highly customizable for every game developers audio needs. This session covers the tools and techniques necessary to create a library of mobile game sounds. From recording studio to finished product, learn how to make a one second sample of carrots snapping sound like bones breaking in your mobile game audio.

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  • GDC 2006
  • Haruko Kurata
  • Moderati, Inc.
  • Chris Dunn
  • Moderati, Inc.
  • free content
  • GDC Mobile: Audio
  • Audio