Can you embed voice in an eMail and have it autostart?

Randy Bartow June 17, 2010
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I want to embed a voice file into my mass eMail sent to clients and have the voice automatically start when the HTML is open. I do not want the recipient to have an attachment or to click on anything to start.

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  1. Tina
    July 2, 2010 at 7:37 pm

    Randy,

    did you try Jack's method? Did it work or did you find another solution? Please let us know. Thank you!

  2. Jack Cola
    June 19, 2010 at 2:35 am

    I haven't tested it, but this may work. It will only work if the receivers view the email in HTML. Just use this code: The src should point to a mp3 file that is hosting on a website so http://www.sometime.com/file.mp3

    EDIT:
    Actually, what you are looking for is a .swf (Flash) program that you can embed into the email that play's a file automatically. I know there are some around, but I haven't found one. Try googling embed flash music or swf embed mp3 - something like that.

    • Aibek
      June 23, 2010 at 12:18 pm

      Something tells me that antivirus programs will block those.

      • Jack Cola
        June 23, 2010 at 12:38 pm

        They probably will, but I have a feeling it could be done. You just have to play around with things and do a bit of testing.