WS5200 Software: How to modify the default audio Alarm.wav file.


The default *.wav file emits a short beep.

Product Line

Pelco Video Management


WS5200 version


The default *.wav file does not meet the site requirements.


  1. Show file extensions (Control Panel > Folder Options > View > Uncheck Hide extensions for know file types > Click Apply)
  2. Navigate to C:\Program Files(x86)\Pelco\Endura\WS5000\Packages\Resources
  3. Rename the original file from Alarm.wav to Alarm.bak.
  4. Copy the new file to this location and rename it to Alarm.wav.
  5. Launch the WS5200 software and trigger an alarm.