Unable to Hear the audio file inserted in the slide

Hello Guys,


I am currently developing a module using Storyline-2. I have inserted an audio file into the course but when I preview the slide I am unable to hear the audio.

However, when the course is published the audio can be heard.

Can you please help me with a solution to this issue?

Thanks & Regards,

Royston De Souza.

5 Replies
Katie Riggio

Hi there, Royston. Sorry for the trouble!

A few questions to help us try to narrow down what could be causing this:

  • What Storyline 2 update are you using? (You can find this detail by clicking on the Help tab, then About Storyline.)
  • Can you hear audio when previewing other projects? (To test this, let's open a new Storyline file and insert audio on a blank slide. Then, preview the slide.)
  • Would you mind sharing the troublesome .story file (even just the slide with the audio is perfect) so I can try to replicate the behavior? You can share it publicly here, or send it to me privately by using this upload link. I'll delete it once we solve this puzzle!
Royston DeSouza

Hi Katie,

Thank you for your response.

  • I am using Update 13: 1804.2716
  • No, I am unable to hear audio in the other projects.
  • I cannot share the file without my manager's approval. I have requested my manager's approval to share the file, awaiting his reply.

I hope my answer to the 1st two points help.


Royston De Souza

Katie Riggio

Thanks for sharing a sample with us, Royston!

I tested your .story and .MP3 files in Storyline 2, Update 13, where I'm able to hear the audio clip play during preview. Have no fear, as we'll get to the bottom of this mystery!

I'm going to open a case for our Support Engineers so we can do a deep dive. Look out for a confirmation email, and then someone from the team will be in touch with you directly. I'll also follow along!