Posts Tagged ‘IPC’

Out-of-process (IPC) Winamp control with multiple Winamp instances

July 16, 2006 Leave a comment

At Deviant Audio, we use bespoke tools written in C# to control Winamp playlists. The tools are processes external to Winamp which communicate via IPC (Inter-process Communication) – namely via the SendMessage() Win32 API function.

When controlling Winamp with a 3rd party process, the first thing you must do is locate Winamp’s main window. If you want playlist control, you need the playlist window handle also. Read more…

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