Details for formats supported on Playdate’s filesystem

Hey there!

I’m making a video player and spent an unmentionable amount of time figuring out that it’s not possible to load a WAV file directly from the console’s Data folder. It'd be great to add a mention about this in the sampleplayer section of the Lua SDK documentation. Inside Playdate

I ended up figuring this by search for the Wrong file type: no header error I got and stumbled on Dave’s post mentioning “we don't support WAV playback directly”.


Yeah, this would be a good addition to the docs since it's not obvious that some file formats have to be preprocessed. I'll file it. Thanks!