Known Issues

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This page contains details of Audacity problems that are identified after release of the current version, and so are not included in the "Known Issues at Release" section of the Release Notes. This page will be cleared after each release of Audacity, as all issues will by then either be fixed or appear as known issues in the Release Notes for the new version.
Please do not use this page to report problems you are having with Audacity or suspected bugs, as it will not be regularly checked by the support team. Instead, please see our Reporting Bugs page for advice on how to identify your problem and report it to us if you need to.

Active issues

IDPSummary (20 tasks) ID fails with https1875
1856P1Applying Macros to Files is no longer a batch process1856
1898P1Linux: Segfault on resizing toolbars to zero.1898
1886P1Sluggish behaviour caused by the large time taken to draw the Track Control Panel1886
1859P1Macros on files - Save Project causes overwrites. thus loses data1859
1885P2Linux: Recording with ALSA device fails if started too quickly1885
1844P2Nyquist effects move subsequent envelope points by selection's length1844
1900P2Sample Data Import/Export should both be in the new Tools menu1900
1893P2spurious plug-in reg error message for VidPlayVST32 (and others)1893
1881P2Truncate Silence shows a spurious unnecessary info error and resets user's previous settings1881
1903P2Sample Data Export has duplicate menu entries: Tools & Analyze1903
1890P2Enh: Punch and Roll fails when splice point is at track end1890
1848P3Mac accessibility: VoiceOver does not read the name of choice controls1848
1897P3Export corrupts/clears the Recent Files list1897
1869P3Crash on close when uncompressed file imported "faster"1869
1847P3Mac accessibility: VoiceOver does not read the names of text boxes1847
1904P3Audio offset not honored in Export/Export Multiple/Export Selection1904
1854P3Un-warned export file overwrite danger in 2.2.2 Chains1854
1846P3Mac accessibility: VoiceOver does not read the names of tracks1846
1892P3Mac accessibility: VoiceOver does not read the categories in Preferences1892

Fixed since release

IDPStatusSummary (47 tasks) ID
1866P1CLOSEDMac: Sliders have black backgrounds when building on wx3.1.11866
1877P1CLOSEDASSERT on recording due to iterators. (MSVC2013).1877
1887P1RESOLVEDLoop Play with WASAPI host causes Audacity to hang1887
1879P1RESOLVEDAudacity resets project rate without warning1879
1889P1RESOLVEDMac&Linux: 24-bit recording fails with noise being recorded1889
1882P1RESOLVEDStop button is unavailable in Punch&Roll Recording - but Play button is available1882
1511P1RESOLVEDMac: Quitting Audacity from Dock with multiple unsaved projects crashes after first Yes or No, then can't recover one of the unsaved projects1511
1884P1RESOLVEDCrash when there's an error opening recording device.1884
1888P1RESOLVEDWindows: Recording with WASAPI at 16-bit creates only noise bursts or silence1888
1880P1RESOLVEDRecording to new track fails on Linux 64-bit1880
1858P1RESOLVEDSome widgets may not be created in existing plug-ins1858
1891P1RESOLVEDCrash if "unnamed" curve deleted from Equalization effect1891
1883P1RESOLVEDAppend recording Stereo with a mono track present only records left channel, loses/discards the right1883
1863P1RESOLVEDWindows: Crash when using resampling in (WASAPI) loopback recording1863
1876P2CLOSEDWin10: Privacy settings may block Audacity from using microphone.1876
1839P2RESOLVEDInconsistent behavior when recording with a selection defined1839
1244P2RESOLVEDWindows: Vamp: QM 1.7.1 plugins crash Audacity on opening Plug-in Manager.1244
1861P2RESOLVEDSplitLabels command fails in Macros1861
1851P2RESOLVEDTimer Record with a selection present can get a truncated recording with data loss1851
1894P2RESOLVEDMulti-byte characters in metadata tag names cause FLAC export to fail and Audacity may crash1894
1853P2RESOLVEDMac: Macros window is non-modal - project window moves to front after some operations1853
1810P2RESOLVEDVertical Zoom in by clicking in the vertical Scale, or context menu, in waveform views is inconsistent.1810
1902P2RESOLVED"Nyquist Prompt" confusingly shown only as "Nyquist" when "Grouped by Type" is active1902
1874P2RESOLVEDAssert / crash if Export format in audacity.cfg is invalid1874
1845P2RESOLVEDDeletion of all tracks cannot be undone1845
1509P2RESOLVEDLinux: ASSERT / possible crash OK'ing Preferences with label track present, project window resized to small width1509
1852P2RESOLVEDCtrl+M does not open label for editing1852
1896P2RESOLVEDLinux: Resizing the device toolbar judders badly1896
349P3CLOSEDWindows: "Files Missing" warning restores maximised windows349
22P3CLOSEDExporting from integer internal formats to files in same format or higher adds unwanted dither noise22
595P3CLOSEDTime Track: Speed limits not stored in project595
49P3CLOSEDWhen changing language in Preferences, some elements in Unicode Release don't change until restart49
891P3RESOLVEDNumber-entering bug in kHz High Frequencies. Unfriendly to have to enter High first if new Low is above High.891
1871P3RESOLVEDChange Tempo / Change Speed effect incorrectly use Preview length1871
1855P3RESOLVEDAccelerators not removed from names in translation1855
1661?P3RESOLVEDDefault audio track name not being translated1661
825P3RESOLVEDSync Lock behaves inconsistently when moving of clips is disabled825
1741P3RESOLVEDError-help when attempting to Import a Project fails to go to local installed Manual1741
878P3RESOLVEDBuilt in Generators don't work correctly in Chains878
1878P3RESOLVEDAudacity's fork of WxWidgets 3.1.1 does not build1878
293P3RESOLVEDPaste/insert does not affect included label tracks when Sync-Lock is off293
1557P3RESOLVEDWin/Linux: Shortcuts for select/deselect all do not work in Mixer Board1557
916P3RESOLVEDUser input not validated in Noise Reduction effect916
1710P3RESOLVEDThe Incredible Shrinking Toolbar1710
875P3RESOLVEDFirst character is highlighted when tabbing into TimeText controls, not first non-zero character.875
1786P3RESOLVEDduplicate shortcuts can be created1786
1551P3RESOLVEDActive transport inhibits the operation of "Type to create a label"1551