Since the release of Audacity 3.0.3, the Audacity team have made Audacity for Linux available as an AppImage, in addition to the usual binaries for Windows / macOS and source code. This is good news for Linux users, though there are currently some caveats that users need to be aware of. What is an AppImage? … Continue reading Audacity AppImage (Linux)
Audacity has the ability to export label tracks as a text file, and/or import labels from a text file. More information about this is available in the Audacity manual. A limitation of this feature is that it is not available to use in batch processing. There is a macro command ImportLabels: but it only opens … Continue reading Import Labels
This plug-in can be helpful in situations where you have a project that has a lot (possibly hundreds) of labels, and you want to locate one specific label quickly by searching for the label text. While it is perfectly possible to scroll through the Label Editor window and look for the label text, the Label … Continue reading Find Label (plug-in)
Personally I have many reservations about adding watermark / spoilers to tracks, though there are a few situations where such techniques may be useful. The basic idea of adding a spoiler to a song is to incorporate additional audio so that the track cannot be easily distributed or used without authorisation, but remains sufficiently intact … Continue reading Audio Spoilers (“Watermark”)
This is essentially a bug fix release. The headline changes: Made it harder to accidentally create loop regions when attempting to use Timeline Quick Play. Added snap guides when resizing clips. Added new default shortcuts Shift+L (set loop to selection) and Alt+Shift+L (Clear Loop). Re-added selection and quick play indicators in the timeline. Improved performance, … Continue reading Audacity 3.1.3 released
This is a hotfix release. It fixes the following bugs: Fixed FFMPEG imports only importing the left channel #2046 Improved Audacity’s performance when many clips are present Fixed a crash with detach at silences #2072 Fixed clip name corruption when applying effects to adjacent clips #1889 Fixed a crash with the time shift commands #2061 … Continue reading Audacity 3.1.1 Released
New features include: Replacement of the “<->” Time Shift Tool with a drag bar (called “Clip Handles”) at the top of each audio clip. Replacement of loop play from the Timeline with a new loop mode button. Additional information can be found on the Audacity website.