Windows XP's Sound Recorder [sndrec32.exe] in 64-bit Windows 7?

Does Windows XP's Sound Recorder utility [sndrec32.exe] work in 64-bit Windows 7?

The reason I ask: In XP, I use Sound Recorder to audition small sound files for possible use as system sounds. Makes no sense to fire up a 'real' media player just to play a 2-second .wav file.

I know I could use the Sounds and Audio Devices control panel to do this (in XP.) But it's just so convenient to park Sound Recorder on the desktop and then drag-and-drop dozens of .wav files onto it.

The Sound Recorder utility in Windows 7 seems to be about recording sounds, not playing them.

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Last updated April 12, 2020 Views 55,348 Applies to:
XMPlay is an excellent and very lightweight .wav player. It starts almost instantly. XMPlay is now my default .wav player, replacing Sound Recorder (sndrec32.exe) in earlier versions of Windows. (XMPlay plays other formats, too, including video.)

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