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Play Sound with Excel VBA – .wav files in Excel Video Tutorial

There are some tips on the show that seem to take on a life of their own.  People see them and they suddenly can’t wait to try it out.

Szilvia Juhasz is the contributor for a good portion of those tips.  She feeds the masses.  It’s a gift.

Credit Where Credit is Due

Szilvia first found this tip on John Walkenbach’s blog, The Spreadsheet Page.

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Set up Your Macro

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Attach to the Macro to Something

You can attach a Macro to your Quick Access Toolbar (QAT) or different criteria, like when a cell changes values or moves above/below a threshold via a worksheet event.


BONUS Downloads

Download the Spreadsheet Szilvia Used

Download The Gameshow wav File

Download the Sad Trombone wav File

What’s Next?

How have you used this tip?  What sounds or files have you played?  Have questions for Szilvia?  Leave them in the comments section below.  You can also hire Szilvia at

  • Margono, S.Pd. says:

    I need a file (excel) for play wav sound in 64 byte
    Please sent to me.

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