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Fixed in 2017.2.X



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"Cannot create FMOD::Sound instance for resource..." error is shown when using UnityWebRequest.GetAudioClip()



Audio file format is .ogg, supported by Unity.

To reproduce:

1. Download the project, attached by user (
2. Run the python 3 webserver script in the WebServer folder by typing python into the command line
3. Open Unity project
4. Open "Main" scene if not already open
5. Enter Play mode
6. Observe console

Expected: audio clip is downloaded and played.
Actual: audio clip, supported by Unity, is not downloaded and "Cannot create FMOD::Sound instance for resource x^C (Unsupported file or audio format.)

Reproduced in 5.4.5p1, 5.5.3p2, 5.6.1f1, 2017.1.0b5

Fixed in 2017.2.0b2

Comments (11)

  1. metge

    May 18, 2017 06:44

    I have same issue:

    " Cannot create FMOD::Sound instance for resource "qB , (Operation could not be performed because specified sound/DSP connection is not ready. )
    UnityEngine.WWW:GetAudioClip(Boolean, Boolean, AudioType) "

    24 line --> audio.clip = www.GetAudioClip(false, true, AudioType.OGGVORBIS);

    Unity 5.6.0f3 , Win 10

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