goofy question about audioClip

Warren Samples warren at
Fri Dec 1 11:08:18 EST 2017

On 11/29/2017 02:27 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode wrote:
> Is there a way to play audioClips in Linux?
> The tutorial makes no mention of this feature being restricted to some 
> platforms.

audioclips work in Linux. I don't know what dependencies you need to 
satisfy, and you'll have to do some experimenting with file formats (wav 
might be the safest bet) and the bit rate and sample rate to find those 
that work and those that don't. My experience is that some sounds (maybe 
very short ones?) seem not to do anything in the IDE but play fine in a 

Looking at this page:

the first three sample wav files "play" as white noise when imported as 
audioclips (in the IDE) but the u-law encoded one reproduces nicely.


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