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VESDK/Android/Guides/Audio Overlays

Configure Audio Overlays

VideoEditor SDK supports several configuration options for the AudioGalleryToolPanel allowing flexible adaptation to different needs and use cases.

Add audio clips#

To add custom audio clips, we first add them to the AssetConfig and then configure UiConfigAudio to set the audioTrackLists. For details, consult the section on adding audio overlays from resources.

Set allowed actions#

The quickOptionList contains all the actions that users can perform on a frame. It also contains SpaceItems that are used to space out the actions. In our example, we only allow the play/pause action. SpaceItem.fillListSpacedByGroups() automatically adds SpaceItems to space out the actions.

class AudioOverlayConfiguration(private val activity: AppCompatActivity) : Example(activity) {
override fun invoke() {
// In this example, we do not need access to the Uri(s) after the editor is closed
// so we pass false in the constructor
val settingsList = VideoEditorSettingsList(false)
// Set the source as the Uri of the video to be loaded
.configure<LoadSettings> {
it.source = activity.resourceUri(R.raw.skater)
// Add the custom audio clips to the asset config
AudioTrackAsset("id_elsewhere", AudioSource.create(R.raw.elsewhere)),
AudioTrackAsset("id_trapped", AudioSource.create(R.raw.trapped_in_the_upside_down)),
AudioTrackAsset("id_dance", AudioSource.create(R.raw.dance_harder)),
AudioTrackAsset("id_far_from_home", AudioSource.create(R.raw.far_from_home)),
settingsList.configure<UiConfigAudio> {
// Set the audio track list using the ids defined in the AudioTrackAssets above
"audio_cat_elsewhere", "Elsewhere", AudioTrackItem("id_elsewhere"), AudioTrackItem("id_trapped")
"audio_cat_others", "Others", AudioTrackItem("id_dance"), AudioTrackItem("id_far_from_home")
// By default the editor allows all available quick actions that can be used in this tool
// For this example, only the play/pause button is enabled
// Here, we use the fillListSpacedByGroups() method. Alternatively, we could have added the SpaceItems manually.
list = it.quickOptionList, groups = listOf(
// Start the video editor using VideoEditorBuilder
// The result will be obtained in onActivityResult() corresponding to EDITOR_REQUEST_CODE
.startActivityForResult(activity, EDITOR_REQUEST_CODE)
// Release the SettingsList once done
override fun onActivityResult(requestCode: Int, resultCode: Int, intent: Intent?) {
intent ?: return
if (requestCode == EDITOR_REQUEST_CODE) {
// Wrap the intent into an EditorSDKResult
val result = EditorSDKResult(intent)
when (result.resultStatus) {
EditorSDKResult.Status.CANCELED -> showMessage("Editor cancelled")
EditorSDKResult.Status.EXPORT_DONE -> showMessage("Result saved at ${result.resultUri}")
else -> {