BASS.NET API for the Un4seen BASS Audio LibraryBassBASS_GetVersion Method (Int32)BASS.NET API for the Un4seen BASS Audio Library
Retrieves the version of the BASS.DLL that is loaded.

Namespace: Un4seen.Bass
Assembly: Bass.Net (in Bass.Net.dll) Version:

public static Version BASS_GetVersion(
	int fieldcount


Type: SystemInt32
The number of components to use. The fieldCount ranges from 1 to 4 (

Return Value

Type: Version
The BASS version (

There is no guarantee that a previous or future version of BASS supports all the BASS functions that you are using, so you should always use this function to make sure the correct version is loaded. It is safe to assume that future minor revisions (indicated in the LOWORD) will be fully compatible.

Dim expectedVersion As New Version(2, 4)
If Bass.BASS_GetVersion(2) < expectedVersion Then
  MessageBox.Show(Me, "Wrong Bass Version!")
End If
Version expectedVersion = new Version(2, 4);
if (Bass.BASS_GetVersion(2) < expectedVersion)
  MessageBox.Show( this, "Wrong Bass Version!" );
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