O365 Sharepoint, audio not playing on PowerPoint files

Posted on 2014-08-06
Last Modified: 2014-08-06
I have some Powerpoint presentations saved as pps format. If I try to play them, some of the embedded audio will not play. I get an error stating: “We can’t play the media in this presentation because it’s larger than the file size limit set on this server.”
This does not impact every slide and none of the audio files embedded are larger than 1MB.
Question by:jruskey
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    by:Vasil Michev (MVP)
    You mean when you open them in the web apps?
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    Author Comment

    Correct.  When I try to play it from the webapp it will not play the audio.  If I download the file, it will play in the desktop app.
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    Accepted Solution

    Those come with some restrictions, as you have probably noticed. For audio, max size is 100k. Read more here:

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