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setSoundPosition works when you seek to a part of the song which was loaded/downloaded.
Using it on sounds which are played from URL won't work fine if the connection is slow.
A solution could be to download and write the song in a temporary file and play it. Then you should be able to seek without problems.

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10 hours ago, MRmihailZH said:

How can I download a song? @SpecT

Client:

local songPlaying
function gotSong(musicData)
	local fileName = "temp.mp3"
	local tmpFile = fileCreate(fileName)
	fileWrite(tmpFile,musicData)
	fileClose(tmpFile)
	songPlaying = playSound(fileName)
end
addEvent("gotSong",true)
addEventHandler("gotSong", root, gotSong)

function seekStuff(cmd, seek)
	if songPlaying then
		setSoundPosition(songPlaying, seek)
		outputChatBox("Setting to "..seek.." seconds")
	end
end
addCommandHandler("seek",seekStuff)

Server:

function dlSong(thePlayer)
	fetchRemote("https://someURL.com/randomSong.mp3",handleSong, "", false, thePlayer )
end
addCommandHandler("alo",dlSong)

function handleSong(data,err,player)
	if err ~= 0 then
		return outputChatBox("We got a problem", player)
	end
	outputChatBox("Sending song data to client...", player)
	triggerClientEvent(player, "gotSong", player, data)
end


Note: The song won't play immediately! Also it will generate some traffic to the server and between client-server because it has to transfer the music data.
But in the end you will be able to seek wherever you want the moment the song starts playing.
I don't know what your case is so I'm not sure if this way is efficient for you but it's an answer to your question.

*I wrote this stuff quickly so it could be done better I guess.
Hope this example is useful! 🙂

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