In version 0.6.5 Currently there’s an issue where you HAVE to add the sound by using the add frame button in step #3
How to import sound into Pencil2D
_Option A will create a sound layer and take you to step and automatically, the other options will only create the layer so you have to continue following the steps in order
A. Go to the topbar menu File > Import > Sound
B. Go to menu Layer > New Sound Layer
C. Press CTRL + ALT + W
D. Press the
LayersPlus button on the left part of the timeline widget.
A name field will appear to write. Give the sound layer a descriptive name.
When a new sound layer is added, to create a new sound container either press:
The Plus button next to the
F7 keyboard shortcut.
This will create a blank keyframe and immediately open a file explorer / folder browser.
Find the sound file you want to import. Select it . Press
If the sound loads successfully, you should see the keyframe container lengthen to represent the entire duration of the sound. Note you will not see a waveform; this is pending implementation.
Right now other sound formats are in preview. The only ones that work are WAV and MP3’s encoded with open codecs e.g Audacity’s MP3 L.A.M.E codec