Release Notes 3.1.3

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Audacity 3.1.3 was released on xx. xxx 2021.
 
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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. Especially loading in projects should now be up to 50x faster. #2121 #2087 #2065 #2267
  • Added snap guides when resizing clips #2066
  • Changed error messages to look less like a crash report #2178
  • 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 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


Supported Platforms

Audacity is for Windows, Mac and Linux desktop machines. There is no version of Audacity for Android or iPhone.
Windows
  • 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.
    • 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.
  • 3.1.x 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.
    • Other Linux distributions should work, but aren't tested by the Audacity team.