Honk is a free software application from the Shell Tools subcategory, part of the System Utilities category.
The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2009-03-11. The program can be installed on Win2000, Win7 x32, Win98, WinServer, WinVista, WinXP.
Plays one or more of the Standard Windows sounds, triggered
purely from the command line.
- Plays the default system sound.
honk SystemStart SystemHand SystemQuestion
- Plays the given list of standard system sounds (usually just one).
- they are case-insensitive (you can get the case wrong and it will still work).
Possible sound names are listed in the registry under:
You can view the list with regedit. Not all of them are necessarily
hooked up to real sounds and not all of them will be in your registry.
What sounds they play depends on how they are configured in the control panel.
If you were daring you could even add your own and configure them.
These are NOT the same as the names in the control panel or the names
of the *.wav files.
Or you can specify a wav file e.g.
Honk is much faster than using mplayer or player. Nothing appears on the
screen. It will not hang up if several copies try to play at once.
C++ source included.
Honk (version 1.5) has a file size of 108.54 KB and is available for download from our website.
Just click the green Download button above to start. Until now the program was downloaded 153 times.
We already checked that the download link to be safe, however for your own protection we recommend that you scan the downloaded software with your antivirus.