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{{Introrel|'''Audacity 3.0.1 was released on 17th Apr 2021.'''||[[:Category:Release_Notes|Release Notes]] for previous versions
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{{Introrel|'''Audacity 3.0.2 was released on 17th Apr 2021.'''||[[:Category:Release_Notes|Release Notes]] for previous versions
 
* [[Bug Lists]] - complete Audacity Bugzilla database
 
* [[Bug Lists]] - complete Audacity Bugzilla database
 
* [https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/new_features_in_this_release.html New features in Audacity 3.0.0] - A visual guide to the new features.}}
 
* [https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/new_features_in_this_release.html New features in Audacity 3.0.0] - A visual guide to the new features.}}
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== Changes and improvements since previous version ==
 
== Changes and improvements since previous version ==
  
Audacity 3.0.1 replaces all previous versions.
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Audacity 3.0.2 replaces all previous versions.
  
 
* Over 30 bugs fixed since 3.0.0
 
* Over 30 bugs fixed since 3.0.0
  
Full details of new features in the visual guide to [https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/new_features_in_this_release.html New Features in 3.0.0]
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Full details of new features in the visual guide to [https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/new_features_in_this_release.html New Features in 3.0.2]
  
 
== Supported Platforms ==
 
== Supported Platforms ==
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'''Windows'''
 
'''Windows'''
* Audacity 3.0.1 requires the CPU to support the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SSE2 SSE2 ] instruction set which should be available on any Intel hardware produced after 2001 and any AMD hardware produced after 2003.  
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* Audacity 3.0.2 requires the CPU to support the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SSE2 SSE2 ] instruction set which should be available on any Intel hardware produced after 2001 and any AMD hardware produced after 2003.  
 
** To check what SSE levels your CPU supports, you can install [http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html CPU-Z].
 
** To check what SSE levels your CPU supports, you can install [http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html CPU-Z].
 
** If your hardware only supports SSE, you may download Audacity 2.0.6 see the [https://www.audacityteam.org/download/legacy-windows/ Legacy Windows] page on the Audacity Website.
 
** If your hardware only supports SSE, you may download Audacity 2.0.6 see the [https://www.audacityteam.org/download/legacy-windows/ Legacy Windows] page on the Audacity Website.
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'''macOS / Mac OS X'''
 
'''macOS / Mac OS X'''
* Audacity 3.0.1 is for Intel Macs running OS X 10.7 and later and macOS.
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* Audacity 3.0.2 is for Intel Macs running OS X 10.7 and later and macOS.
 
** There are legacy versions for older OS X at http://audacityteam.org/download/legacy-mac/.
 
** There are legacy versions for older OS X at http://audacityteam.org/download/legacy-mac/.
 
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== Highlighted Issues ==
 
== Highlighted Issues ==
  
Below are listed what we believe are the most common and important issues with 3.0.1 for most users.
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Below are listed what we believe are the most common and important issues with 3.0.2 for most users.
  
  

Revision as of 18:15, 9 April 2021

Audacity 3.0.2 was released on 17th Apr 2021.
 
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Changes and improvements since previous version

Audacity 3.0.2 replaces all previous versions.

  • Over 30 bugs fixed since 3.0.0

Full details of new features in the visual guide to New Features in 3.0.2

Supported Platforms

Audacity is for Windows, Mac and Linux desktop machines. There is no version of Audacity for Android or iPhone.
Windows
  • Audacity 3.0.2 requires the CPU to support the SSE2 instruction set which should be available on any Intel hardware produced after 2001 and any AMD hardware produced after 2003.
    • To check what SSE levels your CPU supports, you can install CPU-Z.
    • If your hardware only supports SSE, you may download Audacity 2.0.6 see the Legacy Windows page on the Audacity Website.
  • 3.0.1 does not support Windows XP.
    • You may try 2.2.2 on XP, but it is unsupported.
macOS / Mac OS X
Linux
  • Linux support is tested on Ubuntu Linux.
    • Audacity may compile on Gentoo, Debian, Mint.
    • Audacity does not currently compile on SuSE Linux.


Buglists

We probably track more bugs than you are interested in...

We used to have a separate page with a dynamic buglist for each version, but nowadays we recommend instead to visit our bugzilla instance for current bug status.

We do use this detail in our own QA work.

Highlighted Issues

Below are listed what we believe are the most common and important issues with 3.0.2 for most users.


macOS Big Sur

Accessibility

  • Less of Audacity is properly accessible to visually impaired users than we would like. Currently the best supported platform for accessibility is Windows. We lost a lot of custom accessibility programming when we had to move to a more recent version of the wxWidgets library.


Internationalization

  • Audacity is only partially translated in many languages. We also have some issues, for example, with Right-To-Left Languages.


Selected Bugzilla-Tracked Bugs

IDPStatusSummary (3 tasks) ID
2700P2RESOLVED"Failed to open the project database"2700
2361P3NEWLinux: High-dpi displays are not supported2361
2732P3RESOLVEDFaux recovery offered on launch (very moonphase)2732
  • Click on the bug numbers to see work done on these bugs.