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Audacity updated to v2.3.0

Audacity Team

Audacity, the free, open source, cross-platform audio software for multi-track recording and editing, has been updated to 2.3.0 featuring many new features, and over 90 bugs fixed (since 2.2.2).

New in Audacity 2.3.0:

  • New feature – "Punch and Roll Recording".
  • Pinned-play-head can now be repositioned by dragging.
  • Play-at-speed now can be adjusted whilst playing.
  • Toolbars controlling volume and speed can now be resized for greater precision.
  • Macros (formerly 'Chains') substantially extended
    • New Macro palette.
    • Macros can be bound to keyboard keys.
  • New commands
    • New 'Tools' menu.
    • New 'Scriptables' commands.
  • Nyquist gains AUD-DO command.
  • Nyquist effects are now translatable and translated.
  • More dialogs have help buttons now.
  • Increased legibility of trackname display.
  • Half-wave option for collapsed tracks.
  • Sliding Stretch.
  • Dialog (option) for entering labels.

See: 2.3.0 New Features for longer descriptions and links on how to use the new features.

Bug Fixes

Over 90 bugs that were in 2.2.2 fixed, including:

  • Windows: Queen Mary 1.7.1 Vamp plug-ins crash Audacity on opening Plug-in Manager – bug #1244.
  • Inconsistent behavior when recording with a selection defined – bug #1839.
  • Ctrl + M does not open label for editing – bug #1852.
  • Vertical Zoom in by clicking in the vertical Scale, or context menu, in waveform views is inconsistent – bug #1810.
  • Deletion of all tracks cannot be undone – bug #1845.
  • Timer Record with a selection present can get a truncated recording with data loss – bug #1851.
  • Duplicate shortcuts can be created – bug #1786.
  • Labels longer than 260 characters are now supported – bug #1905.
  • Using Spectrogram Settings in TCP or using Preferences causes Audacity to reset Project Rate to default rate in Quality Preferences – bug #1977.
  • Cut Preview should play all selected/sync-locked tracks, respecting Mute/Solo during preview – bug #231.

See also: 2.3.0 Release Notes



Discussion: Active
3 October 2018 at 3:05pm

did not work in High Sierra, had to roll back to 2.2.2.

the 2.3.0 install worked but then Audacity would not load and run at all.

9 October 2018 at 5:44pm

Gerade AudaCity V. 2.3.0 installiert und nichts rührt sich, danach wieder AudaCity 2.2.2 installiert und AudaCity läuft wieder. Der Installer von V. 2.3.0 lief problemlos, aber das eigentliche Programm eben nicht.

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