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p5.js | frames() Function

  • Last Updated : 17 Jan, 2020

The frames() function is an inbuilt function in p5.js library. This function is used to return the no of frames. There was a simple equation between samplesRate, duration, and frames. The equation is frames = samplesRate*duration.


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Note: All the sound-related functions only work when the sound library is included in the head section of the index.html file.

Parameters: This function does not accept any parameter.

Return Values: This function return an integer that holds the no of frames.

Below example illustrates the p5.frames() function in JavaScript:


var sound; 
var frm;
function preload() { 
    // Initialize sound 
    sound = loadSound("pfivesound.mp3"); 
function setup() { 
    // Playing the preloaded sound;
    // will return no of frames
    frm = sound.frames();


10201860 // no of frames of the played audio

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Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by p5.js frames() function are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Opera
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