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RM keeps this page up to date during RMing - especially the Timeline. The selected bug progress lists on this page are automatically populated by BugzillaReports

3.0.1 Plan

Audacity 3.0.1 is likely to be a maintenance release for possible issues found with 3.0.0, and done quickly.

Bugfixes will happen during 3.0.1.

  • Likely no other user visible features
  • Likely safe changes only, e.g build/cmake improvements (if these changes fail, they fail visibly at compile time).
  • Details of what is allowed in to be decided by RM.

Changes to the manual, github docs (build instructions) and scripts may happen.


  • Done.png 17th Mar 2021 - 3.0.0 released
  • Done.png 27th Mar 2021 - James announced as RM for 3.0.1
  • Done.png 31st Mar 2021 - String freeze. Audacity.pot updated and sent to translators.
  • Done.png 3rd Apr 2021 - Review bug status, especially bugs P1, P2, ASSERT, accessibility or new for Unitary Project.
  • Done.png 5th April - Code and Manual frozen or very chilly indeed
  • Done.png 5th April - Translation closed.
  • <--- We are here
  • ToDo.png P1 bugs and certain P2 bugs might further delay releases. See live counts below.
no bugzilla tickets were found
P2 (1)
  • Done.png 7th Apr 2021 3.0.1 RC01
  • Done.png 8th Apr 2021 Bug 2700 - New pragma for 'locked' retries, and race condition fix (Paul Licameli)
  • Done.png 9th Apr 2021 Deal with a sudden unexpected overnight increase in number of P2s of 50% (from 2 P2s to 3 P2s).
  • ToDo.png 27th Apr 2021 Audacity 3.0.2 Released!

Release Process has a checklist showing progress close to release at a finer granularity.

Requests to the RM

This is a place for requests to the RM for this release:

  • ToDo.png Review/Improve build instructions on all platforms.
    • ToDo.png Windows
    • ToDo.png Linux
    • ToDo.png Mac

Requests to the RM for 3.0.2

This is a place for requests to the RM for bugs held over from3.0.0 for 3.0.2:

  • Done.png P3 2524 - Macros "Cancel" button is confusing - doesn't do "what it says on the tin"
  • ToDo.png P2 2676 - Import Export: Incorrect handling over 0 dB
  • ToDo.png For 3.0.1 Peter: Proposal: Rationalizing where new tracks are created to aid usability and consistency - we had bugs for part of this but closed them in favor of this proposal
    • This encompasses the following bugs:
    • P3 ENH 2219 - ENH: Add new track places the track at the bottom of the project - should be under user control
    • P3 ENH 2220 - ENH: Duplicate command places the duplicate track(s) at the bottom of the project -not under the selected track(s)
      • We already sorted these cousin bugs:
      • Done.png P2 2214 - Rendering a single track unnecessarily moves the track to project bottom
      • Done.png P3 2422 - Append Recording always scrolls vertically to bottom track
  • ToDo.png P3 498 - Enh: Yellow snap guidelines lost after saving in high resolution selection format
  • ToDo.png P3 2672 - Plug-ins listed in reverse alphabetic order in Plug-ins Manager
  • ToDo.png P3 2678 - Source will not build if path contains a space character
  • ToDo.png P3 2680 - Scale for Spectrogram changed unexpectedly
  • ToDo.png P4 2683 - Join clips can create spurious envelope points

Planned Release Announcement Text

Audacity 3.0.3 replaces all previous versions.

  • yada yada yada.

Full details at New Features in 3.0.2

RM's list

  • Patches to wxWidgets need to be better documented. What is each patch for? Need to be applied to our GitHub copy of wxWidgets too.
    • Update workarounds for wxWidgets page, and track any reports back via wxWidgets Trac.
    • Linux ASSERT Issues Not addressed yet to a safe level. We need code to guarantee we are building with patched wxWidgets under linux, I think.
    • Pulse Audio issue leads to plan to keep sound card steams open. Not suitable for 3.0.257
  • Build instructions on Wiki must be brought up to date.

So is the Manual Release Ready?

This page lists pages that refer to 'ToDo-1' in the manual.

  • Manual team now maintain a div with the manual status on it on the front page.
  • Manual team also maintain a Clean-up Plan for dealing with P1s and critical P2s

So is the Code Release Ready?

This query shows us possibly problematic P1 and P2 bugs right now. If there is a P1 in there, the answer is 'NO'. The P2s need closer examination, and RM may decide that one or more of them block release, even at the last moment. The PXs (if any) might possibly be P1s - so we need to know about them.

2734P2DEVEL - FIX MADEApply macro may not create the macro-output folder in the source directory2734

Bugs Addressed in this Release

There are lots of tables here with information about work done on bugs for this version.

These bugs and fixes probably won't be reported on individually. However we should report on the P2s that we have fixed and summarise the general trend.

Updated in this Release

These are bugs which we knew about before we started on this version, and have updated, and that are now DEVEL-FIXED or better. Often that will mean we DEVEL-FIXed them for this release.

IDPStatusResolutionSummary (173 tasks) ID
2280P0RESOLVEDQUICKFIXEDLinux: Audacity fails to launch2280
2029P2CLOSEDMOVEDEnvelopes can no longer achieve silence2029
2587P2CLOSEDMOVEDMove Focus to Previous / Next and Select2587
2476P2CLOSEDMOVEDChange speed with Sync-Lock changes Note tracks incorrectly2476
2253P2CLOSEDMOVEDMac/Linux: Keyboard Shortcut Preferences may open unexpectedly2253
1476P2CLOSEDWONTFIXHorizontal Scroll serves no useful purpose when Scrubbing or Seeking1476
1686P2CLOSEDMOVEDEqualization effects ignore and remove any amplitude envelope1686
2635P2CLOSEDMOVEDKeyboard seeking commands don't work for MIDI playback2635
701P2CLOSEDMOVEDMetadata: Embedded album art and lyrics metadata discarded701
1747P2CLOSEDMOVEDInconsistent quoting of names with '...' or "..." or not at all in user visible messages1747
2452P2CLOSEDMOVEDEnh: De-clutter Plug-in Manager2452
2240P2RESOLVEDFIXED"Set Default" button in Metadata editor does not set the default during Export Multiple2240
379P2RESOLVEDFIXEDNyquist scripts that trigger Nyquist exit (e.g. random(0)) exit audacity without saving379
2076P2RESOLVEDFIXEDUnreliable "Undo" of Macro commands2076
2694P2RESOLVEDFIXEDColoring of tracks in Mixer Board are awry2694
2692?P2RESOLVEDFIXEDMac: VI users get trapped in radio buttons of Keyboard Preferences2692
2339P2RESOLVEDFIXEDOn second run of Audacity "Filter Curve EQ" gets changed to "Filter Curve..." in the Effect menu2339
2676P2RESOLVEDFIXEDExport: Incorrect handling over 0 dB2676
2573P2RESOLVEDFIXEDHigh / Low Pass filters limited to ~94 mins stereo at 44100 Hz2573
1514P2RESOLVEDFIXEDMac: Extended Import: Pointer indicates you can drag an importer into the rules1514
2658P3CLOSEDMOVEDImport preset into EQ effects fail silently when more than 200 points2658
2685P3CLOSEDMOVEDTrack Spectrogram settings may change global preferences2685
853P3CLOSEDMOVEDLinux: Orca: Many plug-in labels not read853
2620P3CLOSEDMOVEDSlow drives are allowed for use but can be very slow2620
2210P3CLOSEDMOVEDSelection fails at high zoom levels when Snap To is on2210
1848P3CLOSEDMOVEDMac: VoiceOver does not read the name of choice controls1848
270P3CLOSEDWORKSFORMELinux: Audacity breaks system bluetooth support270
2381P3CLOSEDMOVEDMac: Export to Opus (OggOpus) is not available on Mac - Opus import fails on Mac2381
1942P3CLOSEDMOVEDEffects in wrong menu if type is changed1942
549P3CLOSEDMOVEDEnh: Add missing export formats to Macros549
2474P3CLOSEDMOVEDMac: VoiceOver - Keyboard Preferences bindings list not read2474
2525P3CLOSEDMOVEDMetadata: FFmpeg export fills in metadata tags in a way not compatible with other software2525
2691P3CLOSEDMOVEDWin: Preferences: keyboard: focus bug in Keyboard prefs2691
2565P3CLOSEDMOVEDMac: AU instruments may be installed but do not work2565
1769P3CLOSEDMOVEDPinned play-head button not updated across projects1769
917P3CLOSEDMOVEDEnh: Spectral Selection only enabled for spectral edit effects917
2634P3CLOSEDMOVEDWith cut preview: Pan, gain, mute, solo, and MIDI channel buttons (and velocity slider) don't work2634
2350P3CLOSEDMOVEDPartial (and undocumented) support for Noise Reduction effect with Macros2350
1289P3CLOSEDMOVEDWindows: Move the Audacity debug report location to that not scanned by cleanup apps1289
2423?P3CLOSEDMOVEDSpectrogram Settings unavailable when playing, recording or paused2423
1974P3CLOSEDWORKSFORMELinux/Mac: Crash if monitoring too early using JACK1974
1471?P3CLOSEDMOVEDMac: RTP effects lose focus (and may, but only may, go behind project window after being applied)1471
2520P3CLOSEDMOVEDENH: provide Multiple Macros Import2520
1644?P3CLOSEDNOT-A-BUGVarious incorrect Envelope edits in Wave and Time tracks1644
727P3CLOSEDMOVEDLinux: Orca: Tracks not read727
2683P3CLOSEDMOVEDJoin clips can create spurious envelope points2683
2203P3CLOSEDMOVEDScripting: Macro Export commands ignore track pan when all mono tracks2203
2291P3CLOSEDNOT-A-BUGMetadata: Exported MP3 shows double year in MP3tag metadata2291
1846P3CLOSEDMOVEDMac: VoiceOver does not read the names of tracks (or Preference categories) when using standard keyboard navigation1846
1245P3CLOSEDMOVEDWindows: NVDA screen reader not speaking typed characters1245
2370P3CLOSEDMOVEDSpectral Selection center frequency dragging issues2370
2461P3CLOSEDMOVEDOdd behavior of selection by label clicking with multiple SLTGs2461
2662P3CLOSEDMOVEDMac: no thousands separator in toolbars: Timer, Selection or Spectral Selection in Deutsch locale2662
1743P3CLOSEDMOVEDIn Plug-in Manager "Built-in effect... " does not translate1743
865P3CLOSEDMOVEDENH: Nyquist effects render white-space as silence865
2629P3CLOSEDMOVEDSwapping USB drives while Audacity active can cause a silent crash2629
2336P3CLOSEDMOVEDNyquist Plug-ins: Text after control is not read by screen reader2336
1284P3CLOSEDMOVEDIncorrect Equalization preview when track rate is different from project rate1284
1960P3CLOSEDMOVEDScrubbing head moves left to right in right to left scrubbing1960
565P3CLOSEDMOVEDEnh: Easier way to avoid clipping on multiple tracks565
711P3CLOSEDMOVEDEnh: Play-at-Speed speed setting should be saved in audacity.cfg and project711
2548P3CLOSEDMOVEDChanged temporary directory location should be implemented immediately - not after restart2548
738P3CLOSEDMOVEDMac: File formats not in info.plist cannot be dragged to Audacity's Dock icon738
2568P3CLOSEDMOVEDImpossible to import a labels TXT file using drag&drop2568
971P3CLOSEDMOVEDPlot Spectrum misbehaves for square wave971
1179P3CLOSEDMOVEDHighest resolution selection formats don't show split line snap guides when they should when Snap-To is on.1179
153P3CLOSEDMOVEDEnh: Compressor usability enhancements153
1920P3CLOSEDMOVEDMac: undocking any tool removes track focus1920
439?P3CLOSEDMOVEDNyquist effects overflow at > 2^31 samples439
1976P3CLOSEDMOVEDScrubbing & Seeking breaks down at 5 x zoom-in levels and greater1976
2521P3CLOSEDMOVEDENH: provide Multiple Macros Export - Export All2521
2695P3CLOSEDMOVEDNo easy way to reset Plot Spectrum to factory settings2695
838P3CLOSEDMOVEDPaulstretch and Set Rate do not affect Sync-Locked tracks838
2601P3CLOSEDMOVED"Editing a clip can move other clips" ignored when "Sync-Lock" enabled2601
2292?P3CLOSEDMOVEDEffects apply dither to non-float tracks2292
1847P3CLOSEDMOVEDMac: VoiceOver does not read the names of text boxes1847
1256P3CLOSEDMOVEDLinux: Orca: Keyboard Preferences bindings list not read1256
548P3CLOSEDMOVEDEnh: Add export format options and export sample rate to Macro parameters548
1581P3CLOSEDMOVEDEnh: Clip indicators in Mixer Board cannot be cleared without restarting playback1581
901P3CLOSEDMOVEDEnh: Macros: Noise Reduction and Noise Removal do not store parameters in a Macro901
2633P3CLOSEDMOVEDCut preview play interacts wrongly with time track2633
2222P3CLOSEDMOVEDLinux: Multiple problems with Label Editor2222
104P3CLOSEDMOVEDWin/Mac: Timer Record prevents Audacity being minimized104
1892P3CLOSEDMOVEDMac: VoiceOver does not read the categories in Preferences using standard keyboard navigation1892
1285P3CLOSEDMOVEDEnh: Make Nyquist effects more memory efficient1285
2412P3CLOSEDMOVEDPlot Spectrum mishandles Nyquist frequency2412
1462P3CLOSEDMOVEDENH: Timer Record does not check that there is sufficient space for Export1462
2048P3CLOSEDMOVEDENH: Slicker Noise Reduction GUI2048
1643P3CLOSEDMOVEDBad results in Envelope, joining clips with gap between1643
726P3CLOSEDMOVEDMac: VoiceOver: Tracks not read after exporting726
2125P3CLOSEDMOVEDEnh: Small clips become invisible when zoomed out2125
2693P3CLOSEDMOVEDMixer Board shows wrong no. of tracks when splitting or joining stereo tracks2693
1709P3CLOSEDMOVEDIdentically-named effects cannot be differentiated in the Select Command dialog in Macro editing1709
1800P3CLOSEDMOVEDCustom shortcuts can be overwritten without warning using Full set or importing shortcuts1800
1019P3CLOSEDMOVEDEnh: Contrast and Plot Spectrum cannot be disabled in Plug-In Manager1019
1212P3CLOSEDMOVED"Auto-fit track height" preference not honored during recording1212
2364P3CLOSEDWONTFIXUsing the playback slider in Mixer Toolbar in a Project-2 alters levels in on-going playback in Project-12364
1921P3CLOSEDMOVEDWith focus on a track, changing settings in a floated toolbar causes the track to lose focus1921
1985P3CLOSEDMOVEDEnh: in dark themes EGA dialogs and error messages remain light-themed1985
2671P3RESOLVEDFIXEDENH: "Show track name as overlay" cannot be turned on from main menus2671
815P3RESOLVEDFIXEDEnh: Clicking Play-at-Speed Toolbar Play button pushes down Transport Play button815
1836P3RESOLVEDFIXEDMac: With Full shortcuts Cmd+Shift+A fails to Select>None if focus is on Project Rate1836
1572P3RESOLVEDFIXEDDither not applied when exporting 24-bit WAV from 32-bit float1572
2523P3RESOLVEDFIXEDAudacity may suggest installing FFmpeg even when FFmpeg is installed2523
2211P3RESOLVEDFIXEDMac: keyboard navigation problem in Libraries preferences dialog2211
2672P3RESOLVEDFIXEDPlug-ins listed in reverse alphabetic order in Plug-ins Manager2672
2209P3RESOLVEDFIXEDNyquist: Audacity crashes when running seq-write-smf2209
1941P3RESOLVEDFIXEDSeek commands do not work during variable Play at Speed1941
2524P3RESOLVEDFIXEDMacros "Cancel" button is confusing - doesn't do "what it says on the tin"2524
2663P3RESOLVEDFIXEDEnh: Audacity can make unwanted moves of toolbars2663
791P3RESOLVEDFIXEDVertical zoom restrictions apply incorrectly when zooming from beyond +/- 1.0791
2522P3RESOLVEDFIXEDIn Macros, Record New Track and Play with a selection do not wait for completion.2522
1070P4CLOSEDFIXEDENH: Time-shift tool not implemented for time tracks1070
2331P4CLOSEDWONTFIXRMS plug-in duplicate versions after upgrade from 2.3.32331
1265P4CLOSEDWONTFIXENH: Select All in Plug-in Manager should display selected unfocused rows in more prominent colour, or same as fully selected.1265
1598P4CLOSEDMOVEDEnh: Improve GUI for Screenshot Tools1598
2161P4CLOSEDMOVEDEnh: Same quality setting and range used for mono and stereo M4A (AAC).2161
1174P4CLOSEDWORKSFORMELinux: ASSERT error after quit by any method1174
126P4CLOSEDNOT-A-BUGEnh: Too difficult for new users to capture diagnostic information126
1911P4CLOSEDMOVEDENH: Windows: no input stream for WASAPI loopback freezes recording without warning1911
1717P4CLOSEDMOVEDENH: On opening new project in Dark or High Contrast theme, area to left of horizontal scroll bar is filled with Light theme color1717
1054P4CLOSEDMOVEDLinux/Mac: LV2 instruments are listed in Plug-in Manager on Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit1054
1936P4CLOSEDNOT-A-BUGEnh: Nyquist Generators ignore selection1936
1333P4CLOSEDWONTFIXENH: AIF and AIFC should be accepted extensions for AIFF files and not questioned.1333
1987P4CLOSEDNOT-A-BUGEnh: Export button on History Dialog1987
678P4CLOSEDMOVEDLinux: Incorrect time display for times > 2^31 samples.678
2103P4CLOSEDMOVEDMac: VoiceOver does not read lists in Manage Macros dialog2103
2686P4CLOSEDNOT-A-BUGWin: floating toolbars can block access to the menu commands2686
325P4CLOSEDMOVEDEnh: Metadata - FLAC export lacks seekpoints and metadata padding325
1435P4CLOSEDFIXEDMac: Focus rings do not appear around some types of controls on Mac1435
1785P4CLOSEDNOT-A-BUGEnh: Ability for File>Open to "open" a Label file1785
2354P4CLOSEDNOT-A-BUGWindows: WASAPI host causes an audio glitch on starting Loop Play2354
2430P4CLOSEDNOT-A-BUGWindows: Welcome window not shown in task view2430
1063P4CLOSEDMOVEDLinux: Effects are not modal in other projects1063
1334P4CLOSEDWONTFIXEnh: No warning is provided that if some tracks are muted then they are not exported.1334
2108P4CLOSEDMOVEDMac: VoiceOver can't open Combo box menu2108
585P4CLOSEDNOT-A-BUGLinux: Requested 44100Hz sample rate not honored on recording585
2190P4CLOSEDMOVEDEnh: Meter options in Mixer Board2190
453P4CLOSEDWONTFIXNyquist receives Unicode characters from Audacity producing platform-inconsistent behavior453
2102P4CLOSEDMOVEDMac: VoiceOver unable to change keyboard shortcuts2102
1406?P4RESOLVEDFIXEDUndoing envelope points by shortcut with mouse down creates spurious undo entries1406
703P4RESOLVEDWORKSFORMELinux: Metadata Editor fields appear to lose selection on right-click703
234P4RESOLVEDFIXEDTransport button behaviour in multiple projects234
2407P4RESOLVEDFIXEDExtra 'white line' when playing pinned2407
2047P4RESOLVEDFIXEDENH: Play at Speed does not respond to slider when looping2047
1631P4RESOLVEDFIXEDAudacity silently fails to launch if it cannot read or write "Portable Settings"1631
2124P4RESOLVEDFIXEDImport>Audio failure error message is misleading2124
644P4RESOLVEDFIXEDAssert in libnyquist sndseq.c causes Audacity to crash644
2081P4RESOLVEDFIXEDFrequencies added to labels by "invisible" spectral selection2081
2684P4RESOLVEDFIXEDBitrot for Docimage script2684
1736P4RESOLVEDFIXEDWindows: Incorrect encoding in Installer text for some locales1736
2374P4RESOLVEDFIXEDLinux: Temporal selection lost when toggling Spectral Selection off2374
2466P4RESOLVEDFIXEDLinux: Filter Curve EQ GUI far too wide2466
2021P4RESOLVEDFIXEDLinux: mod-script-pipe: Thread not terminated on quit2021
2690P4RESOLVEDFIXEDMove the actual build information to the top of the build information tab2690
2511P4RESOLVEDFIXEDEnh: Remove the "Variable Speed: Fast / Standard" option from MP3 dialog2511
2562P4RESOLVEDFIXEDDragging a selection which exactly abuts another labelled clip can wrongly move the non-selected clip and label2562
1309P4RESOLVEDFIXEDPaste with sync-lock can give error message but still do something1309
2123P5CLOSEDWORKSFORMENumber spacing anomaly on resized meters2123
615P5CLOSEDWONTFIXTime Track playback silenced in libresample615
541P5CLOSEDMOVEDMetadata: Audacity non-default ID3 frames rewritten as TXXX, rendering them invisible in WMP and iTunes541
1082P5CLOSEDWONTFIXWindows: VST - MDA Tracker plug-in crashes in RTP1082
92P5CLOSEDCAN'T-TESTLinux: Defining EXPERIMENTAL_SCOREALIGN prevents building92
1849P5CLOSEDWONTFIXAdjusting Pan and Gain during recording gives weird Undo History1849
2173P5CLOSEDFIXEDView clipping does not update when setting changed2173
1308P5CLOSEDNOT-A-BUGPaste is inconsistent when clipboard has more tracks than selection1308
267P5CLOSEDCAN'T-TESTLinux: PortAudio warnings on startup267
326P5CLOSEDWONTFIXENH: Recovery does not retain project name from import326
1973P5CLOSEDNOT-A-BUGEnh: Support WDM/KS1973
159P5CLOSEDWONTFIXENH: Linux: Support X11 second clipboard in Label Tracks159
665P5CLOSEDNOT-A-BUGPlug-ins: Issues with 3rd party plug-ins - Crash, hang and failure bugs665
1739?P5RESOLVEDFIXEDIncorrect character encoding of WASAPI device name1739
1091P5RESOLVEDFIXEDSpectral Edit effects may have unpredictable results1091

Longstanding Bugs swatted

These are low numbered bugs from the table above that were dealt with in this release.

IDPStatusResolutionIDSummary (3 tasks) ID
104P3CLOSEDMOVED104Win/Mac: Timer Record prevents Audacity being minimized104
126P4CLOSEDNOT-A-BUG126Enh: Too difficult for new users to capture diagnostic information126
92P5CLOSEDCAN'T-TEST92Linux: Defining EXPERIMENTAL_SCOREALIGN prevents building92

Quick-Fix attempted for this version

These are bugs which we learned about during work on this version, and have attempted to fix. See status to see if we were successful.

IDPStatusResolutionSummary (101 tasks) ID
2703P1RESOLVEDFIXEDMac: EGAT preview dialog is hidden behind the EGAT dialog2703
2711P1RESOLVEDFIXEDManual: Many Shortcuts missing from shortcuts table2711
2706P1RESOLVEDFIXEDWin: Vocal Reduction and Isolation most options fail2706
2720P1RESOLVEDFIXEDCannot open project that's in a read only folder - error message vague2720
2754P1RESOLVEDFIXEDChange Tempo & Pitch and Sliding Stretch with selected audio in negative time crash Audacity on windows (error on Mac)2754
2772P1RESOLVEDFIXEDAudacity crashes after failing to open corrupt project2772
2698P1RESOLVEDFIXEDNoise Gate fails silently if "hold" is non-zero2698
2793P1RESOLVEDFIXEDAUP3 projects fail to compact if project's path contains a single-quote2793
2707P1RESOLVEDFIXEDOpened projects not being removed from "audacity.cfg"2707
2805P1RESOLVEDFIXEDAudacity fails to export metadata with MP3 files2805
2708P1RESOLVEDFIXEDNyquist effects fail silently with One hour plus stereo2708
2803P1RESOLVEDFIXEDAudacity unresponsive after 'Fit to Height'2803
2787P2CLOSEDMOVEDWin/Mac: Macros running on files can't be cancelled2787
2797P2CLOSEDMOVEDInconsistency between File>Open and Extra>ScriptablesII>Open Project2797
2753P2CLOSEDMOVEDCompressor works incorrectly when selected audio is partly in negative time2753
2748P2CLOSEDMOVEDOgg decoding can hang (old vorbis library)2748
2801P2CLOSEDNOT-A-BUGMetadata: most metadata is discarded on import into Audacity2801
2757P2CLOSEDMOVEDLinux: Font size scales incorrectly2757
2761P2CLOSEDMOVEDOrphan block detection is skipped on open when there are no wave data2761
2774P2CLOSEDNOT-A-BUGNo Zoom-in in Multi-Tool mode2774
2798P2CLOSEDMOVEDMacros: command Open Project2 fails to "open" projects and audio files2798
2812P2CLOSEDMOVEDMacros: OpenProject2 causes macros to fail2812
2777P2CLOSEDMOVEDWin/Mac: Excessive slowness for some Windows and Mac users2777
2785P2CLOSEDMOVEDRunning Macros on 600plus files gives a misleading error message2785
2705P2CLOSEDMOVEDLinux: Interface issues with GTK32705
2755P2CLOSEDMOVEDMac/Linux: No error message when attempting to save to SMB drive2755
2750P2CLOSEDMOVEDMetadata: Export Multiple substitutes default metadata for user-entered metadata2750
2734P2DEVEL - FIX MADEApply macro may not create the macro-output folder in the source directory2734
2764P2RESOLVEDFIXEDOpen Project... under ScriptablesII can corrupt a project2764
2744P2RESOLVEDFIXEDManual: Incorrect escaping of backslash character2744
2722P2RESOLVEDFIXEDNoise Gate fails on a one hour stereo selection2722
2738P2RESOLVEDFIXEDAudacity crashes with Macros on files when the macro-output folder is in an unwriteable location2738
2697P2RESOLVEDFIXEDLinux: AUP3 projects use incorrect char size on "differently" configured wxWidgets2697
2790P2RESOLVEDFIXEDScripting not working under GBK charset2790
2714P2RESOLVEDFIXED(Japanese & Korean) "Unable to parse project information"2714
2741P2RESOLVEDFIXEDMsgctxt feature of translation not working2741
2700P2RESOLVEDFIXED"Failed to open the project database"2700
2709P2RESOLVEDFIXEDMac: Missing sub-menu check marks in French2709
2769P2RESOLVEDFIXEDNyquist effects cannot extend length of selected audio2769
2779P2RESOLVEDFIXEDGerman translation of "signed" file formats inappropriate2779
2704P2RESOLVEDFIXEDMac: Stop button in EGATs with Preview does nor stop the preview2704
2739P2RESOLVEDFIXEDIf Temporary files directory is set to be unwritable then Audacity has a catalog of cryptic unhelpful errors2739
2758P2RESOLVEDFIXEDLinux: No support for Jack Audio System2758
2715P2RESOLVEDNOT-A-BUG(Japanese) Crash on pressing any key2715
2718P2RESOLVEDFIXEDFailed to execute a project file command (on server)2718
2743P2RESOLVEDFIXEDThe first use of the "window" command in LOF files is ignored by Audacity2743
2701P2RESOLVEDFIXEDProgress dialog interferes with scripting2701
2696P2RESOLVEDFIXEDMetadata Editor: changed size is not remembered/restored on next use2696
2747P2RESOLVEDFIXEDThe Macros output directory is in the top section in audacity.cfg2747
2800P2RESOLVEDFIXEDAudio and MIDI files cannot be opened from FAT/FAT32 drives2800
2740P2RESOLVEDFIXEDDirectories in Directories preferences can be set to unwritable locations2740
2699P2RESOLVEDFIXEDWindows: Cannot edit labels with emoji in them correctly2699
2716P2RESOLVEDFIXEDCleared "Recent Files" are restored on next launch2716
2719P3CLOSEDMOVEDScreenshot incorrect after first screenshot2719
2727P3CLOSEDMOVEDLOF files do not support Unicode (or Extended ASCII)2727
2735P3CLOSEDMOVEDNative AUP3/AUP project files should be listed independently of imported audio files in Recent Files list2735
2806P3CLOSEDWONTFIXSpectrogram view has poor/inadequate visual cues to show Sync-lock selection2806
2771P3CLOSEDMOVEDExport Labels cannot export selected label tracks or selections within label tracks2771
2781P3CLOSEDMOVEDGerman keyboard: Trying to enter digit 8 or 9 into project sample rates opens a dialog instead2781
2730P3CLOSEDMOVEDImport: Incorrect handling over 0 dB2730
2804?P3CLOSEDMOVEDWin/Mac: Audacity fails to play 256 stereo tracks2804
2728?P3CLOSEDNOT-A-BUGWin: Effect menu overlays menu bar2728
2802P3CLOSEDMOVEDMetadata: custom entries are ignored by Audacity on export2802
2770P3CLOSEDMOVEDENH: Macros have no completion dialog indicating success or failure2770
2729P3CLOSEDMOVEDTracks in 16-bit AUP projects imported into version 3 are not converted to 32 bit when quality prefs set to 32-bit2729
2737P3CLOSEDMOVEDENH: When running a Macro on files there is no completion/success dialog2737
2789P3CLOSEDMOVEDWindows: Simplified Chinese locale Audacity fails to respond2789
2813P3CLOSEDMOVEDSync-lock not honored when Timeshifting labels2813
2794P3CLOSEDMOVEDFailure to compact a database on closing is not reported to user2794
2778P3RESOLVEDFIXEDIn German in the Erzeugen menu (Generator menu) "Silence..." is untranslated2778
2809P3RESOLVEDFIXEDLabel Sounds fails when track sample rate is 22050 Hz2809
2807P3RESOLVEDFIXEDError message for a failed import of malforned MP3 lacks a "?" help button2807
2723P3RESOLVEDFIXEDVST_PATH environment variable fails for non-standard locations2723
2782P3RESOLVEDFIXED8-bit FLAC samples are not imported correctly2782
2749P3RESOLVEDFIXEDLIB-MAD: Huffman Data Overrun2749
2732P3RESOLVEDFIXEDFaux recovery offered on launch (very moonphase)2732
2725P4CLOSEDWORKSFORMEEnh: Disable Automatic Toolbar Drag Prompt2725
2795P4CLOSEDMOVEDWindows: horizontal scrolling with mouse with horizontal scroll wheel fails to scroll2795
2751P4CLOSEDNOT-A-BUGlegacyblockfile tag is not recognised when importing to aup32751
2788P4CLOSEDMOVEDWindows: Interrupting a Macro (running on files) initial import step with Cancel-Import causes a debug report2788
2786P4CLOSEDMOVEDKaraoke view still adds spaces even when there are hyphens2786
2796P4CLOSEDWORKSFORMEFFmpeg automatically scales the volume when importing lossy audio files2796
2780P4CLOSEDWONTFIXENH: Add a setting and documentation for character encoding of ID3 tags2780
2713P4CLOSEDNOT-A-BUGENH: add a Zoom Fit to Height button to the Edit/Zoom Toolbar2713
2773P4CLOSEDMOVEDZoom cursor should not have "+" sign iconography2773
2783P4CLOSEDFIXEDReset Configuration does not reset "Language" to the default "System" setting2783
2763P4REOPENEDCertain Scriptables in Extra menu don't push Undo stack2763
2717P4RESOLVEDFIXEDLinux: Internal Error at DBConnection.cpp line 2752717
2784P4RESOLVEDFIXEDEnh: Filter Curve EQ does not remember window size2784
2733P4RESOLVEDFIXEDNoise Gate 'Level Reduction' has a minimum of -60 dB2733
2736P4RESOLVEDFIXEDRecent files list can be replaced by ExportCL commands2736
2746P4RESOLVEDNOT-A-BUGLinux: The "offset" keyword is ignored when used in conjunction with "window"2746
2726P4RESOLVEDFIXEDEnh: Some preference changes are not written until Audacity exits2726
2710?P4RESOLVEDFIXEDCompressor only for T>02710
2721P4RESOLVEDFIXEDAllegro (.gro files) cause crash with undo/redo2721
2808P4RESOLVEDFIXEDNyquist GATE function limits floor level to -60 dB2808
2724P4RESOLVEDFIXEDDouble-Height Toolbars Dock Incorrectly2724
2759P4RESOLVEDFIXEDFailed Macro command leaves empty undo item in history2759
2712P5CLOSEDWORKSFORMERecovered project is badly positioned2712
2731P5CLOSEDWORKSFORMESliding Stretch adds clicks2731
2752P5CLOSEDNOT-A-BUGEnh: Import Label Tracks - Allow HH:MM:SS time spec2752

Quick-Fixed in this version

IDPStatusResolutionSummary (7 tasks) ID
2776P1RESOLVEDQUICKFIXEDWrong unhelpful error message when importing FFmpeg audio files2776
2811P1RESOLVEDQUICKFIXEDWindows: 64-bit Audacity cannot export (or import) FFmpeg reliant audio files2811
2745?P1RESOLVEDQUICKFIXEDExiting Audacity with a never saved project takes massively longer in 3.0.2 than 3.0.02745
2792P1RESOLVEDQUICKFIXEDAudacity fails to launch2792
2775P1RESOLVEDQUICKFIXEDAudacity can crash when exporting some FFmpeg types (when FFmpeg library not updated)2775
2799P2RESOLVEDQUICKFIXEDMac: mod-script-pipe fails to load2799
2742P2RESOLVEDQUICKFIXEDFreeBSD Compilation issues2742

NEW in this version

These are new bugs which we learned about during work on this version.

IDPStatusSummary (10 tasks) ID
2768P4NEWUndo and Redo in macros have unexpected results2768
2760P4NEWTools written with aud-do do not handle failures as the equivalent Macros do; possible database corruptions2760
2810P4NEWLinux: Summary: Wayland issues2810
2765P4NEWMacro commands push Undo History inconsistently2765
2767P4NEWaud-do can cause data losses2767
2756P4NEWLinux/Mac: Cryptic error message when using NAS2756
2791P4NEWLinux: VSTs behaving differently between "Apply" and "Play"2791
2762P4NEWPlug-in manager does not check for changed timestamps of plug-in files2762
2766P4NEWTools written with aud-do do not push undo stack as Macros do2766
2702P4NEWEnh: Build Info Improvements2702

Below the Fold

Notes that are relevant to next release.

  • WIBN stands for 'Wouldn't It Be Nice'
Bulb icon We are often overoptimistic about what can be achieved for the next release. The WIBN lists are things we thought might make it to the next release.

Some longer term (but still short term) aspirations have moved to:

Enabled / Disabled

This is current status/plan:

  • WDM-KS out (considering a module, but not for 3.1.0 as it needs work on test support)