Sound warning - what is PCM format=1? (SOLVED)

#1
WARNING:SOUND: Only wav-files with 8 or 16 bit PCM format (format=1) supported, got format=65534 and bitdepth=16.
ERROR:SOUND: Failed to decode sound (-2)
ERROR:GAMESYS: A sound could not be played, error: -8. Message 'play_sound' sent from main:/instance5#script to main:/instance5#sound4.

What means those magic numbers in warnings and errors and what do I need to do to get rid of them?

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#2

The format=1 is relating to format this specification. 1 means PCM format.

If the format= 65534then it’s something wrong with the resource.
Double check the type of your source file first.

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#3

Thanks :slight_smile: what I can add is, in those cases you can use https://online-audio-converter.com, it helped me :wink:

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