Adding audio files - Security Center 5.9

Security Center Administrator Guide 5.9

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Security Center 5.9
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You can add new audio files that can be played when users receive an alarm in Security Desk, or used with the Play a sound action.

What you should know

Security Center supports .mid, .rmi, .midi, .wav, .snd, .au, .aif, .aifc, .aiff, .mp3, and .ogg file types.

As a best practice, do not add audio files that are larger than 100 KB.


  1. Open the System task, click the General settings view, and click the Audio page.
  2. Click Add an item ().
  3. In the Windows browser, select an audio file, and click Open.

    The audio file is added to the list.

  4. To change the name of the audio file, click Edit the item (), type a name, and click OK.
  5. To listen to the audio file, click Play ().
  6. Click Apply.