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Wwise SDK 2022.1.8
Python (low-level) - WAMP

Initializing the project

Run the following command from any directory to install dependencies:

# Windows
py -m pip install autobahn
# macOS, Linux
python3 -m pip install autobahn

Project Code

Note: The line from waapi_uri import WAAPI_URI imports a declaration of the API paths.

It is located in <Wwise installation path>/SDK/include/AK/WwiseAuthoringAPI/py. The location of this file was added to Python's path dynamically by extending sys.path in this sample, but you can also copy-paste the file along-side the sample files.

Note that the additional file,, provides a special type of component which supports custom options to be sent to WAAPI. This file is provided in the sample's directory.

Python 3.7+

Locate the sample file <Wwise installation path>/SDK/samples/WwiseAuthoringAPI/python/low-level/hello-wwise-wamp/

This file contains the following code, which allows you to connect to the Wwise Authoring API.

import os
import sys
import asyncio
from autobahn.asyncio.wamp import ApplicationSession, ApplicationRunner
# You may also copy-paste the file alongside this sample
sys.path.append(os.path.join(os.path.dirname(__file__), '../../../../../include/AK/WwiseAuthoringAPI/py'))
from waapi_uri import WAAPI_URI
class MyComponent(ApplicationSession):
def onJoin(self, details):
res = yield from # RPC call without arguments
except Exception as ex:
print("call error: {}".format(ex))
# Call was successful, displaying information from the payload.
print("Hello {} {}".format(res.kwresults['displayName'], res.kwresults['version']['displayName']))
def onDisconnect(self):
print("The client was disconnected.")
if __name__ == '__main__':
runner = ApplicationRunner(url=u"ws://", realm=u"realm1")
except Exception as e:
print(type(e).__name__ + ": Is Wwise running and Wwise Authoring API enabled?")

Running the project

Run the sample file from its directory using the following command:

Python 3.7+:

# Windows
# macOS, Linux

If the Wwise Authoring API successfully connects to Wwise, you should see the following output:

Hello Wwise 20??.?.?

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