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We host a large collection of  [[Download Nyquist Plug-ins|third-party Nyquist plug-ins]] for use in Audacity. Simply place them in the '''Plug-Ins''' folder inside your Audacity installation folder and restart Audacity. Your installation folder is usually under {{path|C:\Program Files}} on Windows computers, or under {{path|Mac Hard Disk > Applications}} on OS X. On Linux, place them in the per-user directory  {{path|~/.audacity-files/plug-ins}}, or in a Nyquist directory specified in the AUDACITY_PATH environment variable. The {{path|.audacity-files}} folder is not created during installation so if required the user must create it manually.
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We host a large collection of  [[Download Nyquist Plug-ins|third-party Nyquist plug-ins]] for use in Audacity.
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On '''Windows and OS X''', place new Nyquist plug-ins in the '''Plug-Ins''' folder inside your Audacity installation folder and restart Audacity. Your installation folder is usually under {{path|C:\Program Files}} on Windows computers, or under {{path|Mac Hard Disk > Applications}} on OS X.
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On '''Linux''', place new Nyquist plug-ins in one of the following locations and restart Audacity:
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* {{path|/usr/share/audacity/plug-ins}} if Audacity was installed from a repository package
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* {{path|/usr/local/share/audacity/plug-ins}} if you compiled Audacity from source code
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* {{path|~/.audacity-files/plug-ins}} which is a per-user directory for which super-user privileges are not required. '''Note:''' The {{path|.audacity-files}} folder is not created during installation so must be created manually.  
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* in a Nyquist directory specified in the {{path|AUDACITY_PATH}} environment variable
 
   
 
   
The new plug-ins will be visible in either the {{menu|Effect}} Menu, or sometimes in the {{menu|Analyze}} or {{menu|Generate}} menus.
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New plug-ins will be visible in either the {{menu|Effect}} Menu, or sometimes in the {{menu|Analyze}} or {{menu|Generate}} menus.
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If you want to explore Nyquist programming further, why not load the .lsp files from the Audacity "Nyquist" folder or the .ny files from the Audacity "Plug-Ins" folder into your favorite text editor and try to find out how they work? There is some introductory advice on {{external|[http://audacity.sourceforge.net/help/nyquist this page]}} of the main {{external|[http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ Audacity website]}}. Additional information about programming Nyquist plug-ins can be found in the {{external|[http://www.audacity-forum.de/download/edgar/nyquist/nyquist-doc/devel/audacity-nyquist-en.htm German forum]}} (documents are in English language). If you are especially interested in Nyquist in Audacity, we strongly recommend subscribing to our {{external|[http://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/audacity-nyquist  audacity-nyquist mailing list]}}.   
 
If you want to explore Nyquist programming further, why not load the .lsp files from the Audacity "Nyquist" folder or the .ny files from the Audacity "Plug-Ins" folder into your favorite text editor and try to find out how they work? There is some introductory advice on {{external|[http://audacity.sourceforge.net/help/nyquist this page]}} of the main {{external|[http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ Audacity website]}}. Additional information about programming Nyquist plug-ins can be found in the {{external|[http://www.audacity-forum.de/download/edgar/nyquist/nyquist-doc/devel/audacity-nyquist-en.htm German forum]}} (documents are in English language). If you are especially interested in Nyquist in Audacity, we strongly recommend subscribing to our {{external|[http://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/audacity-nyquist  audacity-nyquist mailing list]}}.   
  

Revision as of 23:56, 24 October 2010

Audacity supports Nyquist  effects on all operating systems, and includes a number of Nyquist plug-ins. You can download additional Nyquist plug-ins, edit their behavior, or even write your own. Nyquist Plug-ins are merely plain text files which can be opened and studied using any simple text editor. That's how many people learned Nyquist programming!
 
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We host a large collection of third-party Nyquist plug-ins for use in Audacity.

On Windows and OS X, place new Nyquist plug-ins in the Plug-Ins folder inside your Audacity installation folder and restart Audacity. Your installation folder is usually under C:\Program Files on Windows computers, or under Mac Hard Disk > Applications on OS X.

On Linux, place new Nyquist plug-ins in one of the following locations and restart Audacity:

  • /usr/share/audacity/plug-ins if Audacity was installed from a repository package
  • /usr/local/share/audacity/plug-ins if you compiled Audacity from source code
  • ~/.audacity-files/plug-ins which is a per-user directory for which super-user privileges are not required. Note: The .audacity-files folder is not created during installation so must be created manually.
  • in a Nyquist directory specified in the AUDACITY_PATH environment variable

New plug-ins will be visible in either the Effect Menu, or sometimes in the Analyze or Generate menus.

If you want to explore Nyquist programming further, why not load the .lsp files from the Audacity "Nyquist" folder or the .ny files from the Audacity "Plug-Ins" folder into your favorite text editor and try to find out how they work? There is some introductory advice on this page  of the main Audacity website . Additional information about programming Nyquist plug-ins can be found in the German forum  (documents are in English language). If you are especially interested in Nyquist in Audacity, we strongly recommend subscribing to our audacity-nyquist mailing list .

There is no Nyquist console in Audacity, but you can use Effect > Nyquist Prompt to run a single Nyquist command. Code for Nyquist plug-ins that generate audio can be quickly tested (without having to select audio first) with this Nyquist Generate Prompt .