Miles Sound System

Software entity

Sound middleware originally by Miles Design to overcome the differences in soundcards in the old DOS days. Maintained by RAD Game Tools since 1995.


Alternate name: MSS

PC games usually advertize the MSS, but one definite way of detecting it is the presence of mss32.dll in at least Windows games.

Cross-platform support:
* Windows 95, 98, Me, NT, 2000, XP and Vista (officially all versions of Windows, both 32 and 64 bit)
* Mac OS 8 and 9, Mac OS X, iPhone
* Linux
* Android
* Xbox 360, Xbox One
* X360
* PS2, PS3, PSP, PS Vita, PS4
* Wii, Wii U, 3DS

Previously supported:
* Xbox

Licensing MSS includes full source code.

List of games with MSS (according to RAD):

The first Miles Sound System video game was released on April 1992.

Activision, Electronic Arts and Aspyr Media published most of these games.

Parent group

Audio middleware

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Windows 143
Mac OS X 16
Linux 13
Mac OS Classic 6
X360 4
PS3 3
PS2 2
Win3.1 1
GameCube 1
BeOS 1
Pandora 1
PS 1
N64 1
Xbox 1
Saturn 1

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