Add a podcast, a piece of music, a listening lecture, an interview, a foreign language recording, or other audio file to your course.

A sample Audio Block: learner preview mode on the left, edit mode on the right

How to upload an audio file

  1. Create a new step on your course Path and open the step.
  2. Select "Media" then "Audio." You've added a Block to your step!
  3. Select "Replace audio" and use the Media Manager to insert your file, or click "Upload" then "Record" to record a new audio clip. 
  4. Optionally add more Blocks. When finished, hit Publish.

Optionally allow learners to download the audio file by checking "Allow learner to download this media?" 


The built-in audio player includes...

  • Upload audio as .mp3 files, up to 100 MB each
  • Optionally record audio clips on the spot and upload instantly
  • Play/pause button (no autoplay currently)
  • Manual "scrubbing" or adjusting your place on the audio
  • Jump forward and backward by 15 seconds
  • Adjust speed up to 3x faster or half speed
  • Adjust volume
  • Optionally allow learners to download
  • Upload multiple files at once (new!)


Q. Can I embed an audio file from SoundCloud, SermonAudio, or elsewhere?
A. Yes, you can use the Embed Block to embed a file from another audio host.

Q. Can I include a transcription of the audio?
A. Yes, add a new Accordion Block (pictured above), Text Block, or Attachments Block and add your transcript, or add it to the Notes area.

All Blocks enable you to...

  • Toggle between similar layouts.
  • Duplicate the Block to edit and reuse on the same step.
  • Reorder Blocks up and down the page.
  • Insert additional Blocks above or below.
  • Delete Blocks.
  • Preview the entire step as a learner.
  • Undo previous edits (click "Publish," then "Discard" to undo all edits since you last published the step).
  • Copy & paste the entire step or lesson and reuse in the same course or another course.

Learn more about Blocks.

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