Release Notes 3.1.3
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|Audacity 3.1.3 was released on xx. xxx 2021.
Changes and improvements since previous version
Audacity 3.1.3 is a patch release for Audacity 3.1.
It improves the following aspects:
- Improved performance. Loading in projects especially should now be up to 50x faster compared to 3.1.0. #2121 #2087 #2065 #2267
- Added snap guides when resizing clips #2066
- Added new shortcuts for looping: Shift+L for "Set Loop to Selection", Shift+Alt+L for "Clear Looping Region" #2209
- Added a new selection region indicator in the timeline (identical in function as the one found pre-3.1, but with updated visuals) #2067
- Changed error messages to look less like a crash report #2178
- Re-added the Quick Play indicator (green triangle and line) that got lost during 3.1.0 development #2122
- Fixed Play-at-speed not updating the playback speed dynamically #2149
- Fixed looping regions being created unintentionally when attempting to use Timeline Quick Play #2182
- Fixed looping sometimes playing the wrong audio #2103
- Fixed a bug that could cause data-loss when joining multiple clips #2226
- Fixed scrub preview visibility #2294
- Fixed a bug when trying to locate FFMPEG manually #2282
- Fixed a glitch with Loop Playback #2314
- Fixed a crash and a macOS-specific bug when renaming sync-locked clips using a dialog box. #2199, #2198
- Fixed a crash when releasing a clip handle #2147
- Fixed a freeze when closing Audacity with the logging window open #2114
- Fixed a crash when loading a saved project using certain compilers #2216
- Fixed a crash on paste after running macros #2021
- Fixed a crash when cancelling a nyquist prompt #2239
Audacity is for Windows, Mac and Linux desktop machines. There is no version of Audacity for Android or iPhone.
- Audacity 3.1.x 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.
- 3.1.x does not support Windows XP.
- You may try 2.2.2 on XP, but it is unsupported.
macOS / Mac OS X
- Audacity 3.1.x 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/.
- Linux support is tested on Ubuntu Linux.
- Other Linux distributions should work, but aren't tested by the Audacity team.