AudioFormat Class

Provides specific technical information about an audio format that is used by audio capture devices.

Inheritance Hierarchy


Namespace:  Microsoft.Xna.Framework.Audio
Assembly:  Microsoft.Xna.Framework (in Microsoft.Xna.Framework.dll)


Public Class AudioFormat
public class AudioFormat

The AudioFormat type exposes the following members.


  Name Description
Public property BitsPerSample Gets the number of bits that are used to store the audio information for a single sample of an audio format.
Public property Channels Gets the number of channels that are provided by the audio format.
Public property SamplesPerSecond Gets the number of samples per second that are provided by the audio format.
Public property WaveFormat Gets the encoding format of the audio format as a WaveFormatType value.



AudioFormat reports specific data about audio capture devices based on the host client system and provides the information in a platform-neutral way.

Version Information


Supported in: 5


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.