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These are all features previously requested which are now implemented in audacity.
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These are all features [[FeatureRequests|previously requested]] which are now implemented in audacity. The first version to implement them is in brackets.
  
* [[VuMeter]] (54 votes) - in Audacity 1.2.2 - complete with both peak and RMS display, peak-hold lines, linear and dB scales, resizable windows, and clipping indicators.
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* [[VuMeter]] - complete with both peak and RMS display, peak-hold lines, linear and dB scales, resizable windows, and clipping indicators (1.2.2).
* Add label at current playback cursor - in Audacity 1.2.2
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* Add label at current playback cursor (1.2.2).
* Import/export [[FreeLosslessAudioCodec]]  (FLAC) (11 votes) - Fully implemented via the current version of libsndfile in future releases. 1.3 has an enhanced exporter which supports FLAC tags as well.
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* Import/export [[FreeLosslessAudioCodec]]  (FLAC) - Fully implemented via the current version of libsndfile in future releases. 1.3 has an enhanced exporter which supports FLAC tags as well (1.3.2).  
* Export Multiple - exports separate file for each label - appeared in 1.2.2 (needs more work-see Label/Track? name and Number below in segmenting)
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* Export Multiple - exports separate file for each label appeared in (1.2.2).
* Automation: Export many files at once (28 votes) - Export Multiple in audacity 1.2.3
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* Automation: Export many files at once (1.2.3).
* Zero line (18 votes). Implemented in unstable CVS as a line in the background.
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* Time Position - display as a number the postion of the cursor, of the begin and end of selection (1.3.0).
* Time Position - display as a number the postion of the cursor, of the begin and end of selection (3 votes)
 
** Display the position of the current section too. Put all together as seperate fields to the statusbar and make them selectable for copy / paste. - done in 1.3 beta
 
 
* Waveform scale: dB option - already done - change the option on the track pop down menu to "waveform (dB)"
 
* Waveform scale: dB option - already done - change the option on the track pop down menu to "waveform (dB)"
* More than one clip per track (23 votes) - will be in 1.3 beta
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* More than one clip per track (1.3.0).
* Move cursor to a specific time (GoTo time) (12 votes)
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* Move cursor to a specific time (useful for blind users, and anyone with long files) (1.3.0).
** (useful for blind users, and anyone with long files) - done in 1.3 beta
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* Support for GTK+2 & Unicode wxWidgets builds (1.3.0).
* Support for GTK+2 & Unicode wxWidgets builds. (2 votes)
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* Allow generation of X seconds of silence at cursor a la v1.0.0 "Insert Silence" instead of fixed 30 second interval (1.2.4).
** Both work in audacity 1.3 beta
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* Make Mono Track: Option to create a new mono track from a stereo track (1.3.0).
* Allow generation of X seconds of silence at cursor a la v1.0.0 "Insert Silence" instead of fixed 30 second interval. (0 votes)
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* Set selection based on times (i.e. select 1.0 sec to 5.0 sec) (1.3.0).
** This will be fixed in Audacity 1.2.4.
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* 12-band graphic equalizer (smoother and faster than the current FFT filter or Equalizer) (1.3.2).
* Make Mono Track: Option to create a new mono track from a stereo track. (3 votes) implemented as "Convert to Mono" in 1.3 beta
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* Time limit for recording  
* Set selection based on times (i.e. select 1.0 sec to 5.0 sec) (4 votes) '' Done via selection bar in 1.3 beta
 
* 12-band graphic equalizer (smoother and faster than the current FFT filter or Equalizer) (27 votes)
 
** Implemented in 1.3.2 (with 15 bands).
 
* Time limit for recording (27 votes)
 
** Perhaps simple menu items like "Stop in ..." / "Start recording in ..." / "Play in ..." would do the job? One timer for each, and you could time your recording nicely. This includes the possibility to time an end when the recording has already started!
 
 
** See [[TimedRecording]]  for a way to do this in Audacity 1.2. (didn't work for me either)
 
** See [[TimedRecording]]  for a way to do this in Audacity 1.2. (didn't work for me either)
** See also [[AudaRemote]] , a scheduled recording program for Audacity on Windows.
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** See also [[AudaRemote]], a scheduled recording program for Audacity on Windows.
* Scheduled start time for recording (16 votes)
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* Scheduled start time for recording (1.3.2).
**Preferably scheduled start time and stop time. Could be a command line operation so scheduling is done using crontab (16).
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* [[ClickPop]] removal (1.2.4).
*** All implemented in 1.3.2
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* Make "label at selection" work while recording (1.2.4).
* [[ClickPop]] removal (26 votes) Available since 1.2.4, improved in 1.3.2
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* Allow clear or partial clear of Undo buffers (1.2.4).
** Maybe research open source Sonar algorithms useful in this context
 
* Make "label at selection" work while recording (0 votes)
 
** Done in 1.2.4
 
** Allow clear or partial clear of Undo buffers (2 votes)
 
*** I cannot find a UI for discarding undo data, although this is mentioned in the helpfile.  I am using Audacity 1.2.2 Win32 (upgraded from 1.2.0 pre3 Win32).
 
*** Undo data discarded when the project is saved and closed. View > History shows the current undo history and has a discard button in 1.2.4.
 
 
* Quickly find the locations in your recording where you need to do some editing.
 
* Quickly find the locations in your recording where you need to do some editing.
 
''Press CTRL + M to add a label at the current playback or recording position. This then gives you markers on the project which you can click on to return to the position you were at when you created the label.
 
''Press CTRL + M to add a label at the current playback or recording position. This then gives you markers on the project which you can click on to return to the position you were at when you created the label.
 
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* Mixer support for ALSA on Linux (1.3.2).
* Mixer support for ALSA on Linux (21 votes)
 
** Done in 1.3.2
 

Revision as of 19:11, 3 July 2007

These are all features previously requested which are now implemented in audacity. The first version to implement them is in brackets.

  • VuMeter - complete with both peak and RMS display, peak-hold lines, linear and dB scales, resizable windows, and clipping indicators (1.2.2).
  • Add label at current playback cursor (1.2.2).
  • Import/export FreeLosslessAudioCodec (FLAC) - Fully implemented via the current version of libsndfile in future releases. 1.3 has an enhanced exporter which supports FLAC tags as well (1.3.2).
  • Export Multiple - exports separate file for each label appeared in (1.2.2).
  • Automation: Export many files at once (1.2.3).
  • Time Position - display as a number the postion of the cursor, of the begin and end of selection (1.3.0).
  • Waveform scale: dB option - already done - change the option on the track pop down menu to "waveform (dB)"
  • More than one clip per track (1.3.0).
  • Move cursor to a specific time (useful for blind users, and anyone with long files) (1.3.0).
  • Support for GTK+2 & Unicode wxWidgets builds (1.3.0).
  • Allow generation of X seconds of silence at cursor a la v1.0.0 "Insert Silence" instead of fixed 30 second interval (1.2.4).
  • Make Mono Track: Option to create a new mono track from a stereo track (1.3.0).
  • Set selection based on times (i.e. select 1.0 sec to 5.0 sec) (1.3.0).
  • 12-band graphic equalizer (smoother and faster than the current FFT filter or Equalizer) (1.3.2).
  • Time limit for recording
    • See TimedRecording for a way to do this in Audacity 1.2. (didn't work for me either)
    • See also AudaRemote, a scheduled recording program for Audacity on Windows.
  • Scheduled start time for recording (1.3.2).
  • ClickPop removal (1.2.4).
  • Make "label at selection" work while recording (1.2.4).
  • Allow clear or partial clear of Undo buffers (1.2.4).
  • Quickly find the locations in your recording where you need to do some editing.

Press CTRL + M to add a label at the current playback or recording position. This then gives you markers on the project which you can click on to return to the position you were at when you created the label.

  • Mixer support for ALSA on Linux (1.3.2).