Audio files imported from a network path causes the audio import dialog to hang

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If your audio files (.MP3 or .WAV) are on a network drive, accessible via a Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path, the audio import dialogue may hang.

To import your audio files, do either of the following:

  • Move the audio files to a local drive, then import.
  • Map your network drive to a local drive letter.

Once your audio files are accessible via a path that includes a drive letter, the import should work as expected.

Example UNC path:

\\network-server\audiofiles\audio.mp3

Example drive letter path:

N:\audiofiles\audio.mp3