The Audacity Team have announced the release of beta version 1.3.3 of Audacity, which contains numerous new features and capabilities beyond the 1.3.2 (beta) release. Because it is a work in progress and does not yet come with complete documentation or translations into foreign languages, it is recommended for more advanced users. For all users, Audacity 1.2.6 is a stable release, complete and fully documented. You can have both Audacity 1.2.6 and 1.3.3 installed simultaneously.
Changes in beta version 1.3.3
- Import of audio from QuickTime (mov, aac, m4a) files now supported on OSX.
- Broadcast Wave Format (BWF) wave files can now be imported.
- Metadata can be added to OGG files.
- Improved Export option selection.
- Additional export options added to MP3 and FLAC file formats.
- Command line exporter now supported on Windows and OSX.
- EQ effect:
- Responsiveness improved.
- Several enhancements added.
- Batch support added.
- New Auto Duck effect.
- Added previewing to AudioUnit effects.
- Much improved Noise Removal effect.
- Effects previewing can now be canceled.
- New DTMF Tone Generator effect.
- Additional options available in Noise effect.
- Improved the Tone Generation effects.
- New built-in screen capture utility.
- Major speed improvement in Spectrogram rendering.
- Increased support for drag and drop on OSX.
- Support added for building against wxWidgets 2.8.x.
- Can now open multiple Audacity Projects at once from Explorer on Windows.
- Improved main window sliders.
- New support for snapping while selecting and sliding.
- Improved track focus handling and visual feedback.
- Speed improvements and handling of resizing/zooming in tracks.
- Spectrum view can now be zoomed.
- New internal file cache to improve handling of project files over networks.
- Many improvements to language specific translations.
- Numerous stability improvements.