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BUGs Fixed

3.0.3 Resolved

P1 Bugs

  • P1 2754 - Change Tempo & Pitch and Sliding Stretch with selected audio in negative time crash Audacity on windows (error on Mac)
  • P1 2772 - Audacity crashes after failing to open corrupt project
  • P1 2793 - AUP3 projects fail to compact if project's path contains a single-quote
  • P1 2803 - Audacity unresponsive after 'Fit to Height'
  • P1 2805 - Audacity fails to export metadata with MP3 files

P2 Bugs

  • P2 2339 - On second run of Audacity "Filter Curve EQ" gets changed to "Filter Curve..." in the Effect menu
  • P2 2700 - "Failed to open the project database"
  • P2 2732 - Faux recovery offered on launch (very moonphase)
  • P2 2738 - Audacity crashes with Macros on files when the macro-output folder is in an unwriteable location
  • P2 2739 - If Temporary files directory is set to be unwritable then Audacity has a catalog of cryptic unhelpful errors
  • P2 2758 - Linux: No support for Jack Audio System
  • P2 2741 - Msgctxt feature of translation not working
  • P2 2743 - The first use of the "window" command in LOF files is ignored by Audacity
  • P2 2747 - The Macros output directory is in the top section in audacity.cfg
  • P2 2764 - Open Project... under ScriptablesII can corrupt a project
  • P2 2800 - Audio and MIDI files cannot be opened from FAT/FAT32 drives

P3 Bugs

  • P3 2671 - ENH: "Show track name as overlay" cannot be turned on from main menus
  • P3 2778 - In German in the Erzeugen menu (Generator menu) "Silence..." is untranslated
  • P3 2807 - Error message for a failed import of malforned MP3 lacks a "?" help button

P4 Bugs

  • P4 1309 - Paste with sync-lock can give error message but still do something
  • P4 1406 - Undoing envelope points by shortcut with mouse down creates spurious undo entries
  • P4 2466 - Linux: Filter Curve EQ GUI far too wide
  • P4 2759 - Failed Macro command leaves empty undo item in history
  • P4 2809 - Label Sounds fails when track sample rate is 22050 Hz

P5 Bugs

  • P5 1091 - Spectral Edit effects may have unpredictable results

QUICKFIXED

  • P1 2745 - Exiting Audacity with a never saved project takes massively longer in 3.0.2 than 3.0.0
  • P1 2775 - Audacity can crash when exporting some FFmpeg types (when FFmpeg library not updated)
  • P1 2776 - Wrong unhelpful error message when importing FFmpeg audio files
  • P1 2792 - Audacity fails to launch
  • P1 2811 - Windows: 64-bit Audacity cannot export (or import) FFmpeg reliant audio files


3.0.2 Resolved

P1 Bugs

  • P1 2698 - Noise Gate fails silently if "hold" is non-zero
  • P1 2703 - Mac: EGAT preview dialog is hidden behind the EGAT dialog
  • P1 2706 - Win: Vocal Reduction and Isolation most options fail
  • P1 2707 - Opened projects not being removed from "audacity.cfg"
  • P1 2708 - Nyquist effects fail silently with One hour plus stereo
  • P1 2711 - Manual: Many Shortcuts missing from shortcuts table
  • P1 2720 - Cannot open project that's in a read only folder - error message vague

P2 Bugs

  • P2 2676 - Export: Incorrect handling over 0 dB
  • P2 2692 - Mac: VI users get trapped in radio buttons of Keyboard Preferences
  • P2 2694 - Coloring of tracks in Mixer Board are awry
  • P2 2696 - Metadata Editor: changed size is not remembered/restored on next use
  • P2 2699 - Windows: Cannot edit labels with emoji in them correctly
  • P2 2704 - Mac: Stop button in EGATs with Preview does nor stop the preview
  • P2 2709 - Mac: Missing sub-menu check marks in French
  • P2 2716 - Cleared "Recent Files" are restored on next launch
  • P2 2722 - Noise Gate fails on a one hour stereo selection
  • P2 2744 - Manual: Incorrect escaping of backslash character

P3 Bugs

  • P3 2211 - Mac: keyboard navigation problem in Libraries preferences dialog
  • P3 2524 - Macros "Cancel" button is confusing - doesn't do "what it says on the tin"
  • P3 2672 - Plug-ins listed in reverse alphabetic order in Plug-ins Manager
  • P3 2723 - VST_PATH environment variable fails for non-standard locations

P4 Bugs

  • P4 2124 - Import>Audio failure error message is misleading
  • P4 2511 - Enh: Remove the "Variable Speed: Fast / Standard" option from MP3 dialog
  • P4 2690 - Move the actual build information to the top of the build information tab
  • P4 2717 - Linux: Internal Error at DBConnection.cpp line 275
  • P4 2721 - Allegro (.gro files) cause crash with undo/redo
  • P4 2733 - Noise Gate 'Level Reduction' has a minimum of -60 dB
  • P4 2736 - Recent files list can be replaced by ExportCL commands

QUICKFIXED

  • P1 2645 - Exiting Audacity with a never saved project takes massively longer in 3.0.2 than 3.0.0
  • P2 2742 - FreeBSD Compilation issues


3.0.0 Resolved

P1

  • P1 208 - Some effects (including equalization effects) delete Envelope Control Points, or do not move them when timeline changes
  • P1 2367 - Change Pitch effect may create spurious clip at end
  • P1 2492 - Linux: Crash when applying or previewing Sliding Stretch effect on stereo track
  • P1 2544 - "Editing a clip can move other clips" turned off can cause corruption when copying and pasting audio
  • P1 2557 - Spectrogram settings: setting Zero Padding before selecting algorithm Pitch(EAC) can cause a crash.
  • P1 2566 - Spectrogram view: changing algorithm to Pitch (EAC) turns off "Enable Spectral Selection"
  • P1 2597 - Freeze / crash on record to new / append record
  • P1 2630 - A project saved with an imported MP3 with Unicode metadata cannot be opened
  • P1 2656 - Cannot horizontal scroll when paused in Play-at-Speed
  • P1 2669 - Win: Save As can be used to overwrite the existing project without warning
  • P1 2681 - Crash when generating into silence

P2

  • P2 266 - Set track Sample Format lacks progress dialog
  • P2 1300 - Mac: COMMAND + V paste limitations in standard file save dialogs
  • P2 1579 - Mac: Cut/Copy from file save dialogs using shortcuts does not work
  • P2 1927 - Help > Generate Support Data has very confusing behavior
  • P2 1986 - Linux: Unwanted messages in console
  • P2 2187 - No error/warning message when using a missing aliased audio file
  • P2 2212 - Mac: Keyboard tabbing in Timer Record stuck in left hand panel
  • P2 2296 - There is no Import or Export for Macros
  • P2 2437 - Mac: "Open with" fails when Audacity is running
  • P2 2464 - Cannot drag just the selected audio and label with Time Shift Tool
  • P2 2472 - Windows: Initial dropout when recording
  • P2 2473 - Linux: Numbers on meters have opaque backgrounds
  • P2 2480 - Vertical Scale dB does not update when Meter range is changed in Prefs
  • P2 2487 - Playback meters do not respond during preview of non-real-time effects
  • P2 2491 - Reset Configuration does not reset Extended Import preferences
  • P2 2494 - Mac: Copy and Paste issues with label text
  • P2 2496 - Label edit typing prepends selected text rather than replacing it
  • P2 2490 - With an empty rules list in "Extended Import" prefs - Left or Right arrow crashes Audacity
  • P2 2500 - "EQ XML to TXT Converter" fails on CRLF line endings
  • P2 2509 - Filter curve and Graphic EQ help links are broken in release version
  • P2 2513 - Importing a file into a disk that is nearly full gives unhelpful error message
  • P2 2515 - Exporting to a disk with insufficient space gives messages that are not user-friendly or helpful
  • P2 2517 - Mix Stereo To Mono incorrectly changes sample rate to Project Rate
  • P2 2526 - Mac: multi-projects inhibit label text creation
  • P2 2527 - Reset Configuration does not reset Project rate or selection timers
  • P2 2539 - No "?" help button on disk full error message(s)
  • P2 2573 - High / Low Pass filters limited to ~94 mins stereo at 44100 Hz
  • P2 2581 - Inconsistent behavior when pasting and not enough room
  • P2 2588 - Split / Join sometimes does not work in both channels of stereo track
  • P2 2593 - Play-at-Speed does not play unless you have used normal Play first
  • P2 2607 - Format setting of Wave tracks does not persist
  • P2 2613 - Selection bar sample display incorrectly in German
  • P2 2616 - Labelled Audio Cut and Delete disabled by Sync-Lock
  • P2 2617 - Audacity not responding after switching to Envelope tool
  • P2 2642 - Metadata Editor: Cut and paste does not work properly
  • P2 2659 - Number separators are wrong in the German locale
  • P2 2665 - Docimage script now runs ahead and stalls
  • P2 2682 - Audacity hangs when using X11UI based plugins twice

P3

  • P3 119 - Linux: Export Multiple: "*" and "?" in label or track name wrongly rejected
  • P3 120 - Linux/Mac: Entering "\" in file name when saving projects disallows the save
  • P3 624 - Keyboard Preferences: No check on importing XML file for duplicated bindings
  • P3 666 - Mac: Cannot "Open" audio files named with "\" using File>Open
  • P3 761 - Linux: VST presets correct extension no longer offered in file name/no longer added if omitted
  • P3 852 - Noise Reduction preview failure when track rate is different from project rate
  • P3 1263 - Build up of aud***.tmp files in Roaming->Audacity if audacity.cfg is locked read-only
  • P3 1264 - Writing to locked audacity.cfg not reported to user
  • P3 1518 - Mac: Selection invisible or in wrong control in generators, effects and analyzers
  • P3 1572 - Dither not applied when exporting 24-bit WAV from 32-bit float
  • P3 1592 - Sound Activated Recording fails when recording meter disabled
  • P3 1606 - Linux: High Res: Plot Spectrum too tall and mostly off the bottom of the monitor
  • P3 1686 - Equalization effects ignore and remove any amplitude envelope
  • P3 1797 - Scrub/seek fails to produce sound output on projects longer than 13.5 hours
  • P3 1901 - Status bar message does not update when Recording or Playback sliders are moved
  • P3 2012 - Nyquist plug-in translations broken when string includes format specifiers
  • P3 2083 - Labels Editor has confusing selection interface - can cause wrong labels to be deleted
  • P3 2109 - Incorrect mute button behaviour when importing into project with soloed track
  • P3 2120 - Spectral Selection Toolbar can be truncated when undocked
  • P3 2135 - Audacity crashes if launched with a locked pluginregistry.cfg file
  • P3 2143 - Effects fail silently (and with buildup of .tmp files) when pluginsettings.cfg is locked
  • P3 2186 - No scrolling during Loop Play
  • P3 2209 - Nyquist: Audacity crashes when running seq-write-smf
  • P3 2217 - Metadata: When exporting to FLAC the "Comment" field is ignored and not exported with the audio file
  • P3 2295 - ENH: cannot add a comment in a Macro with Audacity
  • P3 2323 - Win/Mac: Screenshot tool: success/completion dialog is hidden/obscured by the Screenshot dialog
  • P3 2366 - Macros: Run does "Select All" ignoring setting in Tracks Behaviors Preferences
  • P3 2377 - Mac: Label editor - Ctrl +Tab does not transfer focus to the action buttons
  • P3 2417 - Mac: Metadata - Impossible to select a genre from list
  • P3 2422 - Append Recording always scrolls vertically to bottom track
  • P3 2435 - Some menu commands grayed out when playback paused
  • P3 2438 - Mac: New labels don't have focus if multiple projects opened at same time
  • P3 2445 - Cryptic, unhelpful, error message when importing malformed MP3 file
  • P3 2446 - ENH: ultra-wide toolbars (Play-at-Speed & Mixer) with reticules and no numbers look far too sparse
  • P3 2460 - Enh: Can't select "Multi-view" as default view mode in Tracks preferences
  • P3 2483 - Meter numbers in High Contrast Theme hard to read during Record/Play
  • P3 2485 - Opus files may not show in Import browser
  • P3 2493 - No command for setting Multi-view
  • P3 2498 - Loudness Normalization always displays LUFS on launch
  • P3 2499 - Macros: applying Macro to project always sets first track as focus
  • P3 2501 - Undo for label edit results in a blank label
  • P3 2502 - Nyquist: Progress bar may not work when generating Rhythm Track
  • P3 2505 - ENH: Default Save location stuck at last used by previous installed version
  • P3 2507 - Nyquist fails if track or project name contains quotes
  • P3 2510 - Mac: Drag&Drop of a project file onto Audacity in Apps bar or Finder fails if Audacity is active in the Apps bar
  • P3 2517 - Mix Stereo To Mono incorrectly changes sample rate to Project Rate without resampling - it should resample to the project rate
  • P3 2519 - Noise Gate fails silently on longer selections
  • P3 2522 - In Macros, Record New Track and Play with a selection do not wait for completion.
  • P3 2523 - Audacity may suggest installing FFmpeg even when FFmpeg is installed
  • P3 2524 - ENH: Macros "OK" button is confusing - doesn't do "what it says on the tin"
  • P3 2534 - Change Speed merges selected clip with adjacent clips - residual fix to be tested
  • P3 2552 - pipe_test.py fails to print return value from first command
  • P3 2558 - Clip left/right commands can fail to move the cursor
  • P3 2559 - Clips left/right commands: time selection can be shifted incorrectly
  • P3 2563 - Button text ignored in Nyquist "file" widget
  • P3 2564 - Metadata: Artist and Year tags missing on M4A(AAC) exports
  • P3 2572 - Multi-byte characters may corrupt Json from mod-script-pipe
  • P3 2578 - Linux/Windows: Export 24-bit AIFF exports as 16-bit
  • P3 2583 - Incorrect split placement after paste
  • P3 2584 - "GetInfo: Envelopes" returns incorrect track numbers
  • P3 2585 - Incorrect help file address for Loudness Normalization
  • P3 2606 - Imported tracks should not have less bit depth than Quality Preference
  • P3 2608 - Audacity reacts to shift key when it is not the front application
  • P3 2611 - Mixer Board does not stay on top of main window
  • P3 2618 - Screenshot tool: Capture Window only does not just capture the Plot Spectrum window
  • P3 2622 - Track name overlay is opaque
  • P3 2639 - Sound Activated Recording level depends on Input Meter options
  • P3 2646 - Edit Labels dialog at default size "hides" the Frequency data
  • P3 2649 - Launching Audacity with a locked audacity.cfg file gives not one but three error messages - and no help
  • P3 2650 - Virgin launch fails with no pluginregistry.cfg file created
  • P3 2651 - If pluginregistry.cfg gets locked while Audacity is active the Plug-in Manager is blocked - with no help
  • P3 2652 - User is not warned if they launch Audacity with a locked pluginsettings.cfg file
  • P3 2661 - Status bar not updated on language change
  • P3 2680 - Scale for Spectrogram changed unexpectedly

P4

  • P4 353 - FFmpeg: Metadata - Artist tag not imported in WMA and APE files
  • P4 621 - Metadata Editor: saved tags not displayed when importing MP2/MP3/FLAC/FFmpeg formats without metadata
  • P4 653 - Metadata: UTF-16 ID3 tags read incorrectly
  • P4 811 - Replying Yes to "Save Changes?" dialog in multiple projects switches window to earliest project
  • P4 824 - Cut/Copy/Paste code needs better error handling
  • P4 984 - Enh: Export filetype dropdown: "Other uncompressed..." has a "lot" of compressed encoding
  • P4 1215 - Incorrect splits produced by Change Tempo with leading whitespace
  • P4 1371 - Linux/Mac: Device Toolbar does not restore large widths when docked
  • P4 1398 - Metadata Editor tag fields emptied when field length stored in project exceeds a given length
  • P4 1528 - Linux: Mod-script-pipe can't be built in a separate build folder
  • P4 1540 - Linux: Nyquist: snd-ifft cause Audacity to crash if 'skip' > fft size
  • P4 1548 - Linux: Newly recorded tracks do not acquire focus
  • P4 1671 - Clock icons indistinct on Sync-locked MIDI Note and Spectrogram view tracks
  • P4 1693 - Time selection issues in Selection Toolbar
  • P4 1779 - Linux: Sound Activation Level window unusable / malformed. High DPI
  • P4 1782 - Incorrect time in Selection Toolbar with high Project Rate
  • P4 1806 - Extreme negative settings in Change Tempo cause an "apparent" hang/freeze
  • P4 1872 - Most Non-Modal dialogs do not update buttons when language changed
  • P4 1945 - Windows: ASSERT (in debug builds only) importing Opus format
  • P4 1982 - Numeric entry in Play-at-Speed dialog allows entries not supported by the slider or the PAS functionality
  • P4 2097 - Mac: File list ignored at the command line
  • P4 2324 - Windows: Screenshot tool success/completion dialog is unnecessarily over-large
  • P4 2352 - Sound / Silence Finder fail silently on selection > 2^31 -1
  • P4 2386 - Win/Linux: Toolbar grabber gets stuck pushed
  • P4 2416 - Mac: Grabbers of other toolbars get "pushed" when dragging another toolbar over them
  • P4 2424 - Linux/Mac: Malformed choice widget in MIDI Device Preferences
  • P4 2432 - Linux/Mac: Bad placement of '?' (help) Icon
  • P4 2433 - Importing MIDI into an empty project does not change the project name
  • P4 2488 - Windows: Change Pitch effect with high quality stretching slower in 2.4.1/3.0.0 than 2.3.1
  • P4 2415 - Mac: Selection toolbar acquires unwanted bottom and right border
  • P4 2497 - Windows: text can be pasted into the project rate box
  • P4 2506 - Nyquist: Last used settings not retrieved if plug-in contains a "Text" widget
  • P4 2516 - Windows: "SAVE" button in "Audio / MIDI Device Info" displays "OK"
  • P4 2518 - AUD-command cache is not updated on Audacity upgrade
  • P4 2532 - AUP import does not preserve copy-paste space efficiencies
  • P4 2353 - Import RAW into empty project does not zoom to fit
  • P4 2561 - Linux: Note properties corrupted on generating audio
  • P4 2571 - Linux: No digit highlight in Edit Label time / frequency controls
  • P4 2580 - Enh: Move to Previous / Next Label commands in unexpected menu
  • P4 2582 - Enh: Repeat last Generator, Analyzer or Tool
  • P4 2625 - Nyquist plug-ins Presets fail for plug-ins with "time" widgets
  • P4 2640 - Plot Spectrum and Contrast analyzers are not "Repeatable"
  • P4 2645 - FFmpeg library not filtered correctly in browse in Libraries preferences
  • P4 2647 - Audacity can import Word 2000 files as "audio"
  • P4 2648 - Metadata and Label Editors accessibility: focus location doesn't take into account scrolling
  • P4 2645 - Enh: Time tracks have no context menu for scale changes - inconsistent with audio tracks

P5

  • P5 101 - Nyquist implementation: (dribble [fname]) function
  • P5 425 - Win/Linux: Nyquist: (vector (aref s 0)(aref s 0)) not returned correctly to track
  • P5 619 - TwoPassSimpleMono converts to track bit format between passes, losing quality
  • P5 866 - FFmpeg: Audacity rejects FFmpeg in PATH/doesn't search PATH if invalid libs are in FFmpeg path config
  • P5 1993 - Logarithmic time track vruler numbers break when another track is added
  • P5 2322 - Screenshot tool captures the screenshot dialog overlaying the required image
  • P5 2636 - No thousands separator in Spectral Selection toolbar
  • P5 2644 - Clearing the entries in Extended Import leaves behind a residual list of file formats

QUICKFIXED

  • P1 2512 - Recording a saved project onto a full disk causes project loss
  • P1 2514 - Applying effects that would fill up a disk loses the project with no recovery available
  • P1 2530 - When a recording fills a disk the project cannot be saved
  • P1 2531 - Compaction - long pause with no progress dialog
  • P1 2535 - Audacity fails to build on 32-bit Linux
  • P1 2536 - Mac: Crash when project rate is 32000 and any track is at a rate other than 32000
  • P1 2537 - Data loss use case with copy/paste and compaction
  • P1 2540 - No low disk space warning on startup
  • P1 2542 - Following a crash discarding the offered recovery and opening previously saved version results in "recovery"
  • P1 2546 - Recording onto a nearly full disk results in two error messages re "disk full"
  • P1 2550 - Disk full: saving an unsaved project to a different disk leaves WAL and SHM files behind
  • P1 2551 - Silent blocks are not seen as silent by Nyquist (and cause Audacity to crash)
  • P1 2555 - Spectrogram view: changing algorithm to Pitch (EAC) or Reassignment resets Spectrogram prefs
  • P1 2569 - aup file with aliased data fails for aup3
  • P1 2570 - Compressed or Lossless copies of projects from 2.4.2 cannot be opened in 3.0.0
  • P1 2575 - Recording to a FAT32 drive fails at around 3h20m with no error message and project corrupted
  • P1 2576 - Win & Mac: FAT formatted disks can readily run out of space with multiple edits - wrong error message can be displayed
  • P1 2579 - Exiting Audacity after edits and compaction results in a corrupted previously saved project
  • P1 2586 - Envelopes are not imported from AUP projects
  • P1 2590 - Compact Project does not free up any space (it used to)
  • P1 2591 - Disk full on NTFS or APFS formatted drives causes Audacity to hang
  • P1 2594 - Backup project fails with unsaved project - sometimes fails with saved project
  • P1 2602 - Windows: When using a FAT/FAT32 drive for recording the Status Bar message can be inaccurate
  • P1 2602 - Mac: Audacity crashes on launch
  • P1 2603 - Backing up a >4GB project to a FAT drive fails with an incorrect misleading error message
  • P1 2604 - Saving a 4 hour stereo chirp to FAT fails and with an inappropriate error message
  • P1 2609 - Save Project when disk is full gives a second disk-full message
  • P1 2624 - Win: large projects saved to slow USB drive when aborted yield error on reopening
  • P1 2626 - Mac: Temporary files directory on exFAT makes Audacity fail at launch
  • P1 2627 - Win: FAT/FAT32 used after exFAT for Temporary files wrongly work
  • P1 2628 - Linux: FAT/FAT32 drives can wrongly have projects saved to them
  • P1 2631 - Silent crash during "discard selected" processing from Recovery dialog
  • P1 2655 - Import Audio command can import open projects and can import a project into itself
  • P1 2664 - Save As & Backup fail when used after Save
  • P1 2670 - Audacity 3.x crashes when you open a 1.2.6 AUP project
  • P1 2673 - Win: Mixer Board problem on Windows - causes crash
  • P1 2677 - Win/Mac: An AUP file with missing data folder crashes Audacity when opened in 3.0.0
  • P1 2687 - Compressor with selection to end of track can cause corruption
  • P1 2688 - Bad saves with Unicode project filenames


  • P2 2529 - Data loss on small drive generating large track, closing without saving changes, then reopening
  • P2 2545 - Changing the temporary directory results in a false Recovery dialog
  • P2 2554 - Win & Linux: Spectrogram view, changing algorithm to Pitch (EAC) or Reassignment prevents reversion to Frequencies algorithm
  • P2 2556 - Spectrogram view: changing algorithm to Pitch (EAC) or Reassignment changes view to Grayscale and Period
  • P2 2567 - Linux: Batch processing may fail - unable to read a file in 'temp'
  • P2 2574 - Windows: Checkpointing occurs when exiting a never-saved project
  • P2 2589 - Removing Envelope points sometimes does not work in both channels of stereo track
  • P2 2599 - -wal and -shm files not cleaned up in all cases
  • P2 2605 - After "Save Project As", opening the original project results in a spurious recovery dialog
  • P2 2610 - Backup Project only fails when it has actually run out of disk space (unlike Save Project)
  • P2 2621 - Windows: the use of exFAT formatted dives is prohibited for saves and temp directory
  • P2 2689 - Ctrl+R to repeat an effect may show the dialog


  • P3 2553 - Clip left/right commands can cause crash
  • P3 2541 - Mac: When a recording fills a disk many dropouts are labelled beyond the audio
  • P3 2577 - Multi-project: disk-full while recording while multiple other projects open gives 2 messages
  • P3 2632 - Original project isn't compacted when doing Save As
  • P3 2650 - Virgin launch fails with no pluginregistry.cfg file created
  • P3 2679 - aup project that opens in 2.4.2. does not open in 3.0.0


  • P4 2538 - Space efficiency of 16 bit .aup format is lost on import to .aup3
  • P4 2592 - Temporary directory not cleaned up at window close or exit after changing it in Preferences
  • P4 2638 - Unnecessary Checkpointing (Slow)


  • P5 2533 - Extreme space inefficiency importing silence from an AUP file
  • P5 2543 - Enh: Project Items are not ticked by default in Project Recovery Dialog

2.4.2 Resolved

P1

  • P1 2442 - Windows: Crash when importing (or editing) to a disk with insufficient disk space available
  • P1 2449 - Mac: Attempting to export as M4A(AAC) yields an FFmpeg error message
  • P1 2457 - Windows: WAV Export runs 6 to 7 times slower than on 2.3.3
  • P1 2459 - Macros with Nyquist effects don't apply saved parameters
  • P1 2463 - Windows: Audacity crashes silently when recording to a full disk
  • P1 2471 - Mix Stereo down to Mono fails if space at start of track.
  • P1 2478 - Windows: with an empty rules list in "Extended Import" prefs - Tab or Home crashes Audacity
  • P1 2479 - Mac: AudioUnit effects are not applied if you initially use the preview
  • P1 2484 - Win/Linux: OPUS import fails

P2

  • P2 421 - Crash importing malformed MP3 file using libmad
  • P2 2403 - Undocking meter toolbars while playing/recording results in a frozen meter
  • P2 2408 - A region label gets split on inserting audio when Sync-lock is turned on
  • P2 2410 - Mac: Cosmetic issues with undocked resizable toolbars in Dark and High Contrast themes
  • P2 2418 - Time toolbar displays incorrect time if project rate isn't 44100
  • P2 2419 - Time toolbar: Opening and closing preferences resets format to hh:mm:ss
  • P2 2421 - Linux: Crash on "Fit to Height"
  • P2 2428 - Nyquist Effects do not display a Progress Dialog if run from a Macro.
  • P2 2429 - Mac: mod-script-pipe not loading successfully
  • P2 2431 - Real-time effects - Enable checkbox has no effect
  • P2 2439 - Mix and Render to New Track selects left channel of new stereo track
  • P2 2443 - Mac/Linux: Old (PowerPC) projects open flat-lined or with corrupted display on Intel machines
  • P2 2447 - Linux: Nyquist plug-in "file" widget triggers Assert
  • P2 2455 - Linux: Audacity window height may be corrupted when using scripting, when minimized.
  • P2 2456 - audacity 2.3.3 config with Spectral Selection toolbar corrupts lower dock in 2.4.x and can crash
  • P2 2458 - Possible crash when clearing text field in Gain dialog
  • P2 2465 - Treble height Selection Toolbar
  • P2 2468 - Python scripting of Nyquist effects must set ALL parameters, or all parameters are ignored
  • P2 2470 - Linux/Mac: Modules may not be found if earlier version failed
  • P2 2477 - Newly added track which is set as the focus can be only partially visible or invisible

P3

  • P3 1119 - Mac: Window menu's list of open windows not available
  • P3 2105 - Mac: if a control before a slider is the focus, pressing tab does not change the focus
  • P3 2434 - Mac: En Français the "fenêtre" command is not capitalized
  • P3 2467 - Modules are not available for "Portable" Audacity

P4

  • P4 1549 - Enh: Retrieve Region does not return screen focus to the retrieved position
  • P4 1634 - Spectral Selection Toolbar issues in German and French (maybe others)
  • P4 1807 - Nyquist Prompt Scripting command is not functional
  • P4 2396 - keyboard preferences: setting a shortcut does not take into consideration legal duplicates
  • P4 2453 - Keyboard preferences leaves & characters in messages
  • P4 2469 - Linux: Malformed button in free space warning
  • P4 2486 - preferences: extended import: importer order list, selected item is not always the focus

P5

None

QUICKFIXED

None

2.4.1 Resolved

FIXED

  • P1 2436 - Lost/corrupted audio data after pasting into empty project

QUICKFIXED

None

2.4.0 Resolved

P1

  • P1 2052 - Mac (and Linux): Lock file prevents launching Audacity
  • P1 2227 - Mac: Audacity does not run properly on macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • P1 2237 - Equalization effects have no Import or Export for curves
  • P1 2261 - Graphic EQ sliders have no frequency labels
  • P1 2265 - Track heights are reset to default on project re-opening
  • P1 2269 - Linux: Graphic Eq crash
  • P1 2273 - Enh: Dialog for missing block files has no "?" Help button
  • P1 2274 - Enh: Dialog for orphan block files has no "?" Help button
  • P1 2276 - Screenshot tool either fails, or may capture the wrong screenshot
  • P1 2283 - Crash on editing Nyquist Generator plug-in parameters in Macro
  • P1 2290 - Crash on DTMF Tones if DTMF sequence empty
  • P1 2303 - Playback does not start at the saved cursor position on reopening a saved project.
  • P1 2314 - Zoom in fail when playing
  • P1 2346 - Selected wave color wrong after applying Nyquist effect or Generator
  • P1 2367 - Change Pitch effect may create spurious clip at end
  • P1 2376 - Crash when attempting to use AudioUnit in Basic mode
  • P1 2384 - Filter Curve EQ error in non-English locale
  • P1 2400 - Mac: Zoomed in, playback meters slow to respond.
  • P1 2411 - Mac: Crash on docking/undocking Audacity with un-docked toolbar(s)
  • P1 2668 - Audacity fails to report incompatible/future file versions


P2

  • P2 625 - Track Pan / Gain sliders don't show tool tip on hover
  • P2 1329 - Mac: ENTER does not close/apply effects unless user has turned on Full Keyboard Access
  • P2 1355 - "Other uncompressed files" does not (visually) update target file extension according to the chosen "Header" type
  • P2 1366 - Using the sliders in Mixer Toolbar in a Project-2 alters levels in on-going recording (or playback) in Project-1
  • P2 2062 - Export as WAV does not remember the previously used setting
  • P2 2070 - Linux: Crash on Rescan Audio Devices if Jack already stopped
  • P2 2076 - Unreliable "Undo" of Macro commands
  • P2 2107 - Mac Accessibility: if a text box is the focus, pressing enter does not press the default button
  • P2 2110 - Selection toolbar: setting the "Audio Position" has no effect
  • P2 2115 - Linux: Track focus lost on selecting effect
  • P2 2117 - Linux: Assert on closing Preferences
  • P2 2128 - Incorrect recording speed when Track rate not matched to Project Rate
  • P2 2163 - Continuous error state importing AIFF / IMA ADPCM
  • P2 2175 - Mac: Maximized Mixer Board cannot be closed properly
  • P2 2214 - Rendering a single track unnecessarily moves the track to project bottom
  • P2 2218 - Rendering a single track unnecessarily strips it of its properties
  • P2 2224 - Mac: No error message when trying to make a Cut with no selection present
  • P2 2229 - Audacity may fail to load a "bad" module silently, with no error message
  • P2 2345 - "Ignore blank space" Preference fails on Export Multiple based on "Tracks"
  • P2 2240 - "Set Default" button in Metadata editor does not set the default during Export Multiple
  • P2 2242 - Print does not print audio track content
  • P2 2250 - Closing Screenshot dialog within the 5 second wait window causes a crash
  • P2 2254 - Graphic Eq: Inappropriate presets
  • P2 2258 - Sliders in the slider dialogs when double-clicked yield a further slider dialog
  • P2 2270 - Graphic Eq: GUI opens too small vertically
  • P2 2284 - Macro Manager offers to apply changes to wrong macro
  • P2 2321 - Crash on editing ChangePitch parameters in a Macro
  • P2 2294 - Scripting: Crash on "Close" command
  • P2 2327 - ENH: utility needed to convert EQ presets from .xml to .txt
  • P2 2334 - Mac: AU effects cannot Export or Import the effect's settings
  • P2 2349 - Selected wave color wrong after applying Change Speed
  • P2 2358 - Loop Quick-Play does not scroll when playing
  • P2 2363 - Double-click-selecting a clip partly selects clip before too
  • P2 2397 - Reverb corrupts tracks when multiple tracks selected
  • P2 2382 - Timer record: if a labels are present recording starts at last label position - not cursor position
  • P2 2389 - At some zoom levels the light-blue/white selection visual cue disappears

P3

  • P3 551 - ENH: Export Multiple: Pass through common metadata to next window
  • P3 682 - Linux: Keyboard Preferences: focus trapped in Search box
  • P3 868 - Linux Xfce: Can't move forward through modeless windows. GNOME and Xfce: navigation trapped in undocked toolbars
  • P3 1119 - Mac: Window menu's list of open windows not available
  • P3 1184 - Mac: Custom FFmpeg Export and (external program): unwanted "NoOverwritePrompt" dialog and file
  • P3 1336 - Tracks -> Mix Stereo to Mono ignores envelope
  • P3 1356 - "Other uncompressed files" forces the default extension for the format in the exported file
  • P3 1439 - Mac: Can't export complete file name including / (forward slash)
  • P3 1593 - Mac: False "can't be opened" error message when launching Audacity from Spotlight Search
  • P3 1953 - Timer Record: using Custom Mix causes automatic export to be interrupted
  • P3 2036 - Mac: Some AU plug-in effects can be enabled but fail to register
  • P3 2063 - Enh: Impossible to use Macros to Export 24-bit or 32-bit WAV files
  • P3 2134 - Audacity silently fails to launch when audacity.cfg is locked read-only
  • P3 2204 - (external program) export converts to 16-bit prior to encoding
  • P3 2249 - Screenshot tool does not remember typed path
  • P3 2251 - Windows: NVDA sometimes reads the name of the track twice when using keyboard
  • P3 2285 - Many action buttons and items in Toolbars activate the action on right-click (expect context menu or null action)
  • P3 2235 - Windows: Timer Record does not shut down Computer if Automatic Save Project is not selected
  • P3 2329 - Keyboard shortcuts: new or changed defaults can create duplicates
  • P3 2338 - Graphic EQ: Frequency sliders cannot be identified by just looking at the effect UI
  • P3 2344 - Windows: Generate Support Data shows info/error message re. language
  • P3 2357 - Non-standard behavior when right-clicking on pinned playhead/recordhead
  • P3 2360 - Scripting: "Message:" command may crash when using Nyquist with Python
  • P3 2365 - Show Log text is invisible on W10- set to "High Contrast"
  • P3 2378 - Mac: FFmpeg export can fail due to unsupported sample rate

P4

  • P4 534 - Mac: Page Up/Page Down when slider focused also scrolls the project.
  • P4 1181 - Enh: FFmpeg Custom Export: Show what export format/codec is in force.
  • P4 1301 - Windows: Truncated and confusing options text when choosing (external program) in Export Multiple
  • P4 1302 - Metadata Editor should be disabled for (external program) in Export Multiple, as in straight export
  • P4 1381 - Export other uncompressed formats incorrectly assumes max 255 channels
  • P4 1412 - Linux: ASSERT failure in EndModal(): when closing modeless real/empty "Help on the Internet" pair
  • P4 1556 - Mac: Focus moves in modeless dialogs when navigating them with ALT + (SHIFT +) F6
  • P4 1602 - Mac: AUPeakLimiter plug-in visual corruption makes it hard to use the effect
  • P4 1807 - NyquistPrompt Scripting command is not functional
  • P4 1833 - Stop in Export Multiple does not actually stop the exports
  • P4 1972 - Linux: Audacity crashes after running Noise Reduction from AUD-DO command
  • P4 2055 - ENH: Export2 does not export by default
  • P4 2174 - Mac: Moving focus within the toolbars gets stuck at the playback meter.
  • P4 2267 - Mac: Nyquist Prompt window on Mac isn't multiline
  • P4 2268 - Mac: Nyquist prompt "corrects" quotation mark characters on Mac to smart quotes
  • P4 2300 - Nyquist fails with more than 2000 audio clips
  • P4 2328 - DTFM Tone may glitch at end of tones
  • P4 2340 - Macros: Graphic Eq and Filter Curve may open with wrong settings from Macro Editor
  • P4 2341 - Macros prompt for save changes even with cancelled edits
  • P4 2342 - Macro Manager offers to apply changes to newly created macro
  • P4 2343 - Presets: Effect Ids not the same in Presets as for Macros
  • P4 2347 - ENH: "Loop Play" ignores play cursor if no time selection present
  • P4 2348 - Enh: Previous/Next Label ignores active play mode
  • P4 2372 - ENH: Export Multiple with (external program) Audacity fails to export if labels have no extension
  • P4 2380 - Enh: Point label micro-range issue
  • P4 2383 - Audio converted to 16-bit before encoded to MP3

P5

  • P5 1558 - - Linux: ASSERT: CTRL (+ SHIFT +) TAB when focus is in Save/Manage Curves list
  • P5 1605 - Mac: AU plug-in effects don't show graphical interface if locale using comma decimal separator set in Preferences
  • P5 2166 - opus export in Custom FFmpeg export fails

Quickfixed

  • P0 2297 - Linux: Crash on launch
  • P0 2280 - Linux: Audacity fails to launch
  • P0 2301 - Windows: Exception in Registry::RegisterItem
  • P1 2289 - Linux: Advanced Mixing Options slider malformed
  • P1 2306 - Upgrading from 2.3.3 or earlier to 2.4.0 without a reset yields a non-default size Time Toolbar
  • P1 2335 - Windows: Nyquist: *file-separator* evaluates to forward slash
  • P1 2243 - Split View: using effects loses the split view
  • P1 2248 - Multi-view: can get numbers overflowing the Vertical Scale
  • P1 2257 - Multi-view: using Track Spectrogram preferences loses the Multi-view
  • P1 2262 - Scriptables are non-functional
  • P1 2263 - Windows: turning off monitoring yields a wxWidgets debug alert
  • P1 2271 - Mac: In the Compressor effect dialog the Ratio line heading is overlapped with the slider bar
  • P1 2275 - Crash when unchecking Multi-view with neither of the views checked
  • P1 2278 - Changes in Spectrogram Settings dialog change Multi-view to a 100:0 Spectrogram
  • P1 2279 - Multi-view: turning it on does not cause a split Multi-view to be displayed
  • P1 2281 - Crash on Plot Spectrum
  • P1 2282 - Multi-view: Array out of bounds exception (crash)
  • P1 2293 - Change Tempo effect fails
  • P1 2304 - Export as MP3 is not setting and using the Quality field correctly with Constant and Variable
  • P1 2305 - The Gain, Play-at-Speed and Mixer Board sliders do not display the numeric value in the tooltip when sliding
  • P1 2310 - Time Toolbar: chosen time format reverts to default hh:mm:ss on restart or Reset Toolbars
  • P1 2312 - Changing the Wave Color in the TCP causes a crash
  • P1 2330 - VST and LADSPA effects are missing
  • P1 2332 - Windows: Crash when exiting Audacity
  • P1 2333 - Mac CMake build: Transport toolbar malformed (following latest build changes)
  • P1 2371 - Crash when change Export dialog filters
  • P1 2391 - Export with (external program) does not bypass the metadata editor
  • P1 2392 - Nyquist worker has no preview
  • P1 2399 - Selection and Time toolbars incorrectly display sample format
  • P1 2402 - Mac: Zoomed in, timeline still zoomed out
  • P1 2426 - Linux: No FFmpeg support
  • P2 2244 - Same cursor is used for split-view as we already use for track resizing
  • P2 2255 - Split view: unnecessary duplicate of trackname overlay
  • P2 2298 - Windows: Font size reduced for Vertical Scale, Timeline and Time Track numbers
  • P2 2302 - Extraneous divider line at the bottom in menus and sub-menus with divider lines
  • P2 2311 - Time Toolbar does not auto resize width to accommodate longer lengths of data.
  • P2 2313 - Time toolbar displays "--h--m--s" after importing audio
  • P2 2315 - Mac: Keyboard Preferences is unusable until scrolled
  • P2 2318 - Linux: Time Toolbar is needlessly resized too large when accommodating longer time formats
  • P2 2319 - Time Toolbar is reset to full double-height on exiting Preferences editing
  • P2 2325 - Mac: second Export of settings from any effect causes Audacity to hang
  • P2 2326 - Export settings from one effect can be attempted to be imported into another effect - silent fail, with no error message
  • P2 2390 - Linux: Nyquist plug-ins with multi-choice widgets are not accessible
  • P2 2393 - Device toolbar cannot be resized smaller after a toolbars reset
  • P2 2394 - Mac: length field in Selection toolbar is corrupted - blank dotted rectangle.
  • P2 2395 - Mac: Spectral Selection toolbar shows blank fields when first shown
  • P2 2241 - Spectral Selection Toolbar displays frequencies 100x too small in some languages
  • P2 2401 - Windows: Crash on play/record with CMake Build (some machines only)
  • P2 2404 - Windows: mouse center-clicking in many places with dropdown menus can cause a debug message
  • P2 2406 - Mac: (Catalina) No transparency in docking-icon.
  • P2 2409 - Linux: Min-source tarball includes 30Mb of wav files.
  • P2 2425 - Linux: No MIDI support
  • P3 2316 - Meter scale overprints meter options button
  • P3 2317 - Scripting: "GetInfo: Commands" omits commands without parameters
  • P4 2195 - Multi-channel recording pairs the first two channels as a stereo track
  • P4 2256 - Split view: click&drag resizing can corrupt the split display
  • P4 2245 - Multi-view: no visual cue for boundary in track pane, only in Vertical Scale
  • P4 2307 - Time Toolbar: the context menu LDPBT can be totally or partially obscured when resizing/relocating

2.3.3 Resolved

  • P1 1750 - Equalization (now EQ Curves): EQ control points can disappear if the points are at the same frequency
  • P1 2077 - Mac - FFmpeg Custom options dialog opens behind Export Audio dialog
  • P1 2112 - Crash when opening Equalization settings in a Macro
  • P1 2119 - Linux: Incorrect behaviors in "Manage Macro"
  • P1 2127 - Track deletion while in Record/Pause state crashes Audacity
  • P1 2133 - Silence Audio deletes MIDI notes
  • P1 2141 - Tabbing between labels now only works if the label track is selected
  • P1 2176 - Crash when attempting to time shift multiple tracks
  • P1 2191 - Linux: Many effects (Repair, Paulstretch, Reverb) much slower
  • P1 2192 - Audacity throws warning dialog on opening project if it contains silent blockfile(s)
  • P1 2200 - Uncompressed exports in formats that have no (realistic) size restriction fail the 4GB trap for WAV & AIFF - regression on 2.3.1
  • P1 2216 - Mac: Cannot use Enter to effect an Effect after entering numeric data in a field - regression on 2.1.3
  • P1 2226 - Punch&Roll record inserts a squelch/screech noise at start of re-recording
  • P2 344 - FFmpeg: M4A Quality slider has no control of bitrate setting or AAC quality
  • P2 1329 - Mac: ENTER does not close/apply effects unless user has turned on Full Keyboard Access
  • P2 1335 - Moving tracks or swapping stereo channels during playback does not work correctly.
  • P2 1503 - Mac: Modal dialogs cause 100% Audacity CPU when open with any AU or graphical VST/LV2 effect
  • P2 1843 - Tracks menu error messages do not have "?" help buttons to link to the Manual
  • P2 2199 - crash after attempting to export as OGG at very high sample rate
  • P2 2027 - Mac: cannot use keyboard "Return" to accept a corrected legalized filename in Export Multiple
  • P2 2233 - First effect group incorrectly named
  • P2 2213 - When Solo button is "Multi-track" Export is not accurate - can lead to data loss
  • P3 46 - GSM 6.10 files cannot be exported - failure messages are unhelpful un-illuminating
  • P3 59 - No error reported to user and crash when FFmpeg attempts invalid custom export of WAV with mp2 codec
  • P3 387 - Mac/Linux: Text export for Contrast and Plot Spectrum does not supply extension if omitted
  • P3 461 - MIDI or Allegro export filter does not enforce output format cross-platform
  • P3 1180 - Custom FFmpeg Export: an empty presets list can be Exported
  • P3 1281 - Windows: Plug-in manager does not properly disable SC4
  • P3 1477 - Mac: Sticky Tooltips
  • P3 1498 - Linux/Mac: Automatic exit after Timer Record gives segfault
  • P3 1567 - Windows: DirectSound Sound Activated Recording does not record correctly or pauses permanently after 12 seconds
  • P3 1578 - TXT and XML exports are not to Documents and may require elevation to save
  • P3 1622 - Cryptic error message when existing project cannot be saved
  • P3 1723 - Keyboard Preferences: Closing subtrees can leave highlight on wrong item.
  • P3 1824 - Preview fails (with Error Opening Sound Device) for built-in Generate effects when no selection
  • P3 1904 - Audio offset not honored in Export/Export Multiple/Export Selection
  • P3 2099 - 24-bit WAV (and AIFF) export is wrongly limited to 3GB
  • P3 2113 - Label editor: After it closes, no control is the focus
  • P3 2118 - "Q" shortcut for "Toggle Spectral Selection is not in the Standard set
  • P3 2122 - Screenshot tool: no way to exit using the keyboard
  • P3 2120 - Spectral Selection Toolbar can be truncated when undocked
  • P3 2169 - Windows: Modules page of preferences is not read by NVDA screen reader
  • P3 2182 - Updating Audacity can cause messed up toolbar layout
  • P3 2185- Import2: Incorrect error message if file not found
  • P3 2189- Bugs that won't be fixed relating to on-demand loading of aliased external audio files
  • P3 2225 - No error message when trying to delete with no selection
  • P3 2334 - Vocal Reduction and Isolation: Incorrect documentation
  • P4 169 - Welcome Message: Local links to "Quick Help" and "Manual" do nothing if help is not installed.
  • P4 240 - Time track selected by itself cannot be removed with Tracks>Remove Tracks
  • P4 440 - Metadata Editor: Tags without values can't be added
  • P4 496 - Modifier keys ignored when focus is on time box in the Selection Toolbar
  • P4 590 - Win/Linux: Audacity crashes with LADSPA blop plug-ins
  • P4 826 - Mis-handling of envelopes when split-deleting, or when cutting with cut lines enabled
  • P4 1058 - Windows: Strange cursor changes Works for me on 2.3.2
  • P4 1235 - Linux: Mixer Board meters do not update when Meter Preferences are updated
  • P4 1269 - "backslash percent" not saved in effect presets
  • P4 1411 - Multiple non-modal "Help from the Internet" windows
  • P4 1582 - Incorrect level shown in Mixer Board meter when track has positive gain
  • P4 1738 - Numeric control units are not translated
  • P4 1742 - Built-in Macro name "MP3 Conversion" does not translate
  • P4 2043 - Access keys not shown (Japanese)
  • P4 2049 - ENH: Noise Reduction error message for no selection is unhelpful
  • P4 2107 - Mac Accessibility: if a text box is the focus, pressing enter does not press the default button
  • P4 2136 - GetInfo: localization creates invalid JSON
  • P4 2137 - Nyquist: Assert when receiving multibyte characters
  • P4 2138 - Crossfade Tracks effect may desynchronize tracks
  • P4 2148 - AUD-GET-INFO command fails if data contains backslash
  • P4 2154 - selected audio: timeline and track show different selected time range
  • P4 2160 - Shipped macros are not protected against edits. Edits can be made, but there is a Restore button
  • P4 1780 - Sample Rate dialog does not appear when track has custom sample rate
  • P5 680 - "Undo Recover" does not undo.
  • P5 803 - Incorrect pointer (cursor) when rearranging tracks
  • P5 1200 - Unwanted duplicate .mo files on Mac.
  • P5 2100 - AIFF exports GT 4GB are trapped but error message is only "WAV" - German translation also OK now - was not so before
  • P5 1799 - Un-muting with a single track unnecessarily activates the Solo button - original bug ok on Mac, BUT closely related issue still occurs

EQ bugs

  • P1 1750 - Equalization: EQ control points can disappear if the points are at the same frequency
  • P1 2031 - Equalization: presets under the Manage button do not save custom EQ curves
  • P1 2088 - Graphic EQ ( and Filter Curve): Manage button does not work - QUICKFIXED
  • P2 1722 - Equalization effect: possible crash when using Manage > User Presets
  • P2 2206 - Filter Curve (and Graphic EQ) corrupt saved curves (on the right)
  • P2 2207 - Filter Curve and Graphic EQ have no factory presets (available in 2.3.2 and earlier)

QUICKFIXED

  • P1 2116 - Win: Drawing of imported aliased files does not visually complete without further user action - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2121 - View>History crashes Audacity - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2129 - Preview button in effects yields Error Opening Sound Device - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2131 - Mac: Play Cut Preview fails to work - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2132 - Silence Audio and Trim Audio are grayed-out and inoperable even when a selection is present - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2139 - Track menu: opening track menu by pressing Shift+M causes crash - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2140 - Setting for preference for track name displayed as overlay is ignored - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2142 - Typing within a label track selected does not create a label. - QUICKFIXED
  • P2 2144 - Track Name drawn behind stereo track divider - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2145 - Crash ctrl-clicking on play at speed button - QUICKFIXED
  • P2 2146 - Keyboard preferences: mouse can select wrong item - QUICKFIXED
  • P2 2149 - Audacity consumes large amounts of CPU time - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2150 - Clicking in the Audacity window causes a crash - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2151 - Scrubbing/seeking corrupts the Timeline with black line/black tick marks - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2153 - Crash when attempting multi-channel recording - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2155 - deleting the only track in a project leaves the cursor position in a corrupt state - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2156 - Corruption in Timeline during playback - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2158 - Selection Toolbar: Length and center calculated incorrectly - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2159 - Commands with set cursor or set selection start/end during playback do not work - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2164 - Timeline actions incorrectly disabled after recording - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2167 - Incorrect Quick-Play behaviour - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2168 - Themed buttons do not update after theme change - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2170 - Repeated use of the Trim button crashes Audacity - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2172 - Pin/Unpin button does not update after theme change - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2179 - In horizontal scrolling, time ruler does not scroll until mouse released - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2180 - Label editing active after clicking elsewhere - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2183 - Characters in labels cannot be deleted - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2184 - Mac: non-RTP effects grayed out when no selection present - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2193 - Remove Tracks in Tracks menu is grayed-out if there is no selection - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2221 - Make Selection if Needed option in Preferences is Broken - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2215 - Cut does not work when in Pause mode - command and button not grayed-out - QUICKFIXED
  • P2 2223 - "Select all audio..." is ignored when in Pause mode - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2228 - Linux: Crash on quit (release build) - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2231 - Graphic Eq may use the wrong parameter settings - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2230 - Linux: Audacity crashes on selecting "Resample" - QUICKFIXED
  • P2 2238 - Windows: screen readers sometimes do not read labels - QUICKFIXED
  • P2 2239 - Windows: when the trackpanel regains focus, screen readers do not read the name of the focused track - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2236 - Vocal Reduction & Isolation: "Remove Center Classic: Mono" and "Analyze" don't work - QUICKFIXED

ODL aliasing - "resolved" by removing OD ?

  • P3 2189 - Bugs that won't be fixed relating to on-demand loading of aliased external audio files
    • P3 536 - OD computation stalls if applying effect before aliased waveform computation completes - and subsequent crash - WONTFIX
    • P3 538 - Windows: OD without seeking: an effect can be applied to a selection before the aliased computation is made, silencing the audio. - WONTFIX
    • P3 555 - Export fails without warning if missing alias file but current project state does not depend on it - WONTFIX
    • P3 1869 - Crash on close when uncompressed file imported "faster" aliased - WONTFIX

WONT Fix

  • P3 888 - On Demand aliased import fails when "Normalize all tracks" is enabled.
  • P4 1734 - ENH: Scale in Waveform dB view does not change when changing meter dB range in prefs until after restart
  • P4 2106 - Mac build for one architecture can't recover autosave files made by build for the other
  • P2 2101 - Mac recovery file can be corrupted before recovery when switching between 32 and 64 bit builds


2.3.2 Resolved

  • P1 2085 - Linux & Mac: Keyboard Prefs unusable Cliff tests this as OK on Mac - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2078 - Append recording into a collapsed track causes a crash Cliff has tested this as Ok on Mac
  • P2 2068 - Mac: misleading error message when importing M4A without FFmpeg installed
  • P2 2082 - Expand function after Append Record to a collapsed track fails Cliff tests this as OK on Mac
  • P2 2086 - Incorrect Mixer Board behaviour
  • P2 2096 - High quality stretching in Change Pitch/Tempo causes the Preview to malfunction and remove the selection
  • P2 2098 - Transport toolbar - no hovertext tooltip for the Pause button
  • P2 723 - Recording does not stop at end of selection.
  • P2 2057 - Exporting WAV files > 4GB silently creates invalid, truncated, WAV file
  • P2 1534 - Linux: Malformed tooltips/"Untitled window" in taskbar when clicking or hovering over toolbar sliders
  • P3 1899 - Windows: previously deleted folders are unnecessarily re-created on next Save
  • P3 2007 - Windows: Empty folder created on Import if last used import folder does not exist
  • P3 1762 - Importing keystrokes can fail to import keystrokes that are not in standard set
  • P4 2080 - Windows: Using WASAPI, after recording, playback can fail with "opening sound device error"
  • P5 2050 - Misleading LAME version error message
  • P4 2084 - Enh: Auto-select behaviour changed from previous version and not documented.
  • P4 1248 - Windows: TAB does not navigate out of mouse-created focus in sliders.
  • P4 2087 - Mixer Board gain control dialog is ridiculously over-long vertically
  • P4 2064 - Linux: ESC key does not work to abort drags in the Timeline Ruler
  • P4 1971 - Linux: Scriptables screenshot command only grab a small rectangle of window
  • P4 376 - ";debugflags trace" has no effect when the plug-in has a dialog
  • P4 1965 - Enh: Track name overlay display for all track types
  • P4 1924 - Buttons and Combo Boxes missing in RTL layout
  • P4 2051 Shortcut for Edit>Clip>Boundaries>Split (Ctrl+i) should be in the Standard shortcut set
  • P4 2038 - Metadata editor opens without grid focus
  • P5 2053 - Splitting or joining collapsed stereo tracks causes broken scroll bar behavior

Note Track bugs fixed

  • P3 1815 - Note Track: Hidden notes on importing MIDI
  • P4 2093 - Note Track: Vertical Zoom Reset produces max. zoom out and not a reset
  • P4 1820 - Note tracks don't save the pitch height, which may lead to hidden notes


2.3.1 RESOLVED

  • P1 1991 - Windows: Nyquist Effects and Analyzers run much slower on 2.3.0 than in 2.2.2 - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1994 - Audacity crashes on appended recordings in stereo or mono - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1995 - Stereo waveform corrupted in latest alpha - regression on previous alpha - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1996 - Audacity crashes when you resize a track with Click&Drag - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1997 - Split Stereo track fails to work - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1998 - Split New fails to work - hangs Audacity - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1999 - Channel resizing crashes Audacity - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2000 - Edit>Duplicate causes Audacity to hang/crash - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2001 - Some Analyzers cause Audacity to crash on completion - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2002 - Using any generator will cause Audacity to crash - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2003 - Mix commands non-functional - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2004 - Crash when opening Mixer Board if project contains Note track - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2005 - Effects with Preview button. using that button causes crash - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2008 - Contrast returns wrong value for stereo tracks - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2026 - Stereo waveform, initial channel separator is corrupted - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2025 - Windows: WASAPI: seek commands during playback can cause crash - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2016 - Multiple problems with Change Pitch On Linux it used to crash Audacity
  • P1 1992 - Linux: built-in real-time preview effects crash - tested OK by Max Maisel
  • P1 2030 - Windows: Manage dialog in effects has reduced vertical height OK and Cancel buttons
  • P1 2018 - Equalization does not retain settings
  • P1 2041 - Nyquist: Generating audio at a point within a track, deletes audio after the generated audio
  • P1 2028 - Mac: Audacity crashes when right clicking in label after copying label text to ano app
  • P1 2034 - Mac: first use of Record on 64-bit Audacity causes EGAs, Exports, Imports and Saves to be grayed out
  • P1 2035 - Save Project fails to display error message on Save with overfull disk
  • P1 2040 - Linux: Assert on recording or generating when main Window minimized
  • P1 2045 - Clicky playback with Play-at-Speed and Scrubbing/Seeking
  • P1 2060 - Windows: recording after setting no access to microphone can cause crash - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2056 - Linux: Track focus lost on Quick Play
  • P1 2046 - LAME not found error on 64-bit Mac build shows wrong library (32-bit one) - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2061 - Mac 64-bit: cannot import .M4A or .MOV - QuickTime failure - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2065 - Mac: Libraries prefs and "FFmpeg not found" error on 64-bit Mac build shows wrong library for FFmpeg (32-bit one) - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 2069 - Macros: Change Pitch in a Macro does not remember speed parameter setting
  • P1 2067 - Mac: Manual page for downloading FFmpeg for Mac links to site with no 64-bit FFmpeg library
  • P1 2066 - Mac: Manual page for downloading LAME for Mac links to site with no 64-bit LAME library


  • P2 1988 - Missing block files possible after unusual inter-project copy-paste case
  • P2 2009 - Windows and Linux: Intermittent truncation of the end of a recording OKish,sort of works on W10 - but small inaccuracies
  • P2 2039 - Macros: Reload parameter not remembered.
  • P2 2054 - Windows: Macros - "ExportMP3 before" and "ExportMP3 after" overwrite causing non-critical data loss
  • P2 2059 - Save As after recording can cause original project data to be deleted
  • P2 2033 - MacOS LAME and FFmpeg libraries will not load in 64-bit version of Audacity. - QUICKFIXED


  • P3 1832 - Can't adjust Time Track envelope when Logarithmic scale selected
  • P3 2014 - Regular Interval Labels fails
  • P3 1979 - Saving an unsaved project takes much longer in 2.2.2/2.3.0 versus 2.1.0


  • P4 1298 - Windows: Regular Interval Labels on multiple tracks produces multiple labels
  • P4 1938 - Global variable 'S' (sixteenth note) incorrectly set in 'tool' type effects to NIL
  • P4 770 - Enh: Create region labels with "Regular Interval Labels" tool. sort of works on W10 - but I don't like the (undiscoverable) GUI
  • P4 2022 - Mixer Board does not automatically update when tracks added or removed
  • P4 2044 - Mac: no context menu when right clicking in label after copying label text to ano app


2.3.0 RESOLVED

  • P0: 1865 - Many Effects and Generators are disabled and cannot be enabled - EGA Mgr crashes Mac - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1822 - Crash undoing during record, using Discard button of History window
  • P1 1863 - Windows: Crash when using resampling in (WASAPI) loopback recording - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1879 - Audacity resets project rate without warning - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1858 - Some widgets may not be created in existing plug-ins
  • P1: 1882 - Stop button is unavailable in Punch&Roll Recording - but Play button is available - QUICKFIXED
  • P1: 1883 - Append recording Stereo with a mono track present only records left channel, loses/discards the right QUICKFIXED
  • P1: 1887 - Loop Play with WASAPI host causes Audacity to hang QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1888 - Windows: Recording with WASAPI at 16-bit creates only noise bursts or silence QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1889 - Mac&Linux: 24-bit recording fails with noise being recorded - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1891 Crash if "unnamed" curve deleted from Equalization effect - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1900 - Sample Data Import/Export should both be in the new Tools menu - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1903 - Sample Data Export has duplicate menu entries: Tools & Analyze - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1914 - Enh: Clean install needed to update effect/generate/analyze/tools menu for changed plug ins - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1912 - Play/Stop and Set Cursor no longer sets the cursor at the stopped play position - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1856 - Applying Macros to Files is no longer a batch process - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1886 - Sluggish behaviour caused by the large time taken to draw the Track Control Panel - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1859 - Macros on files - Save Project causes overwrites. thus loses data - QUICKFIXED
  • P1: 1756 - No status bar messages for remaining recording time
  • P1 1873 - Export with "external program" deletes output file on closing output dialog
  • P1 1928 - Export Multiple with a label track present defaults to export by tracks not labels - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1854 - Un-warned export file overwrite danger in 2.2.2 Chains and 2.3.0 Macros - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1931 - Double clicking in Timeline/Scrub Ruler gives unwanted debug message - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1930 - Append Record does not display right channel and bottom half of TCP - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1907 - Mac: Some buttons in effects dialogs have non-transparent background - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1931 - Scrubbing (and Play-at-speed) with WASAPI host (MSW only) or very short buffer preference (on Mac also) is very clicketty - QUICKFIXED
  • P1: 1944 - Many "scriptables" link to non-existent pages or incorrect target pages - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1950 - Pause mutes and stops head progressing, but does not 'pause' audio.
  • P1 1957 - Overdub disabled when enabled in Transport menu - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1958 - Crash with Software Playthrough
  • P1 1970 - Missing tick marks in Timeline -QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1969 - Windows: no monitored sound for 15 secs with software playthrough with default MME host - QUICKFIXED
  • P1 1967 - Stuttering playback when changing scrubbing direction (repeatedly)
  • P1 1915 - Win: Audacity on Windows depends on MSVCP140.dll and VCRUNTIME140.dll - QUICKFIXED


  • P2 231 - Cut Preview should play all selected/sync-locked tracks, respecting Mute/Solo during preview
  • P2 1977 - Using Spectrogram Settings in TCP causes Audacity to reset Project Rate to default 44100 Hz
  • P2 1960 - Scrubbing head moves left to right in right to left scrubbing.
  • P2 1244 - Windows: Vamp: QM 1.7.1 plugins crash Audacity on opening Plug-in Manager.
  • P2 1839 - Inconsistent behavior when recording with a selection defined
  • P2 1852 - Ctrl+M does not open label for editing
  • P2 1810 - Vertical Zoom in by clicking in the vertical Scale, or context menu, in waveform views is inconsistent.
  • P2 1853 - Mac: Macros window is non-modal - project window moves to front after some operations
  • P2 1845 - Deletion of all tracks cannot be undone
  • P2 1851 - Timer Record with a selection present can get a truncated recording with data loss
  • P2 1861 - SplitLabels command fails in Macros
  • P2 1874 - Assert / crash if Export format in audacity.cfg is invalid QUICKFIXED
  • P2 1894 - Multi-byte characters in metadata tag names cause FLAC export to fail and Audacity may crash.
  • P2 1896 - Linux: Resizing the device toolbar judders badly QUICKFIXED
  • P2 133 - Enh: Play-at-Speed slider: Change of playback speed is no longer automatic
  • P2 1881 - Truncate Silence shows a spurious unnecessary info error and resets user's previous settings - QUICKFIXED
  • P2 1893 - spurious plug-in reg error message for VidPlayVST32 (and others)
  • P2 1844 - Nyquist effects move subsequent envelope points by selection's length
  • P2 1917 - once the focus is in a toolbar you cannot return the focus to a track using the mouse - QUICKFIXED
  • P2 1916 - Play at Speed - scrub widget appears unnecessarily - QUICKFIXED
  • P2 1890 - Enh: Punch and Roll fails when splice point is at track end - QUICKFIXED
  • P2 1946 - Nyquist ;type tool effects crash if returning labels from Nyquist - QUICKFIXED
  • P2 1951 - Windows: Custom FFmpeg Export - debug failure msg - QUICKFIXED
  • P2 1962 - Nyquist effect dialog labels not translated - QUICKFIXED
  • P2 1918 - Right to Left (RTL) language cannot be undone using preferences.
  • P2 1768 - Local Manual says 'offline' in the footer and 'development' in the title.
  • P2 1978 - Windows: Timer Record - a "debugging check" dialog is shown to the user
  • P2 1749 - Timer record dialog: wxWidgets assert failure
  • P2 1943 - Nyquist prompt loses data when Audacity is closed
  • P2 1980 - NVDA screen reader does not handle empty prompt strings.
  • P2 1981 - Mac: Background of pan/gain sliders wrong color in Light theme.
  • P2 1981 - Preference updates do not preserve toolbar widths


  • P3 1741 - Error-help when attempting to Import a Project fails to go to local installed Manual
  • P3 1551 - Active transport inhibits the operation of "Type to create a label"
  • P3 1710 - The Incredible Shrinking Toolbar
  • P3 293 - Paste/insert does not affect included label tracks when Sync-Lock is off
  • P3 878 - Built in Generators don't work correctly in Chains
  • P3 875 - First character is highlighted when tabbing into TimeText controls, not first non-zero character.
  • P3 916 - User input not validated in Noise Reduction effect
  • P3 891 - Number-entering bug in kHz High Frequencies. Unfriendly to have to enter High first if new Low is above High.
  • P3 825 - Sync Lock behaves inconsistently when moving of clips is disabled
  • P3 1786 - duplicate shortcuts can be created
  • P3 1661 - Default audio track name not being translated
  • P3 49 - RETEST: When changing language in Preferences, some elements in Unicode Release don't change until restart - CLOSED WORKSFORME
  • P3 1557 - Win/Linux: Shortcuts for select/deselect all do not work in Mixer Board
  • P3 1871 - Change Tempo / Change Speed effect incorrectly use Preview length
  • P3 1855 - Accelerators not removed from names in translation
  • P3 1802 - Envelope corrupted when joining adjacent audio clips.
  • P3 1905 - Labels with more than 260 characters fail to load (with no warning)
  • P3 1897 - Export corrupts/clears the Recent Files list
  • P3 1494 - Strange Pause behaviour with seeking/scrubbing
  • P3 1947 - Clicky play when dynamically changing number of playing channels - QUICKFIXED
  • P3 1949 - Windows: WASAPI: playback stops before the end of the selection by the amount of buffer length - QUICKFIXED But there may be a residual relative
  • P3 1940 - Clicky play when adjusting Pan or Volume TCP controls


  • P4 1842 - Tracks > Remove Tracks with no tracks or audio selected gives meaningless message
  • P4 1823 - Recording interacts badly with Undo
  • P4 1850 - Tracks menu Pan commands do not appear in Undo History
  • P4 1533 - Selection in label track offset from selection in audio track
  • P4 526 - Windows: Chains: Select Command sets width of all columns by width of longest command
  • P4 1803 - Vertical Zooming in Spectrogram View causes the Vertical Scale to apparently "disappear"
  • P4 1830 - Zero Crossings selection may change when zero crossing not found
  • P4 1725 - Zoom buttons disabled after OK in Spectrogram Settings
  • P4 1548 - Newly recorded tracks do not acquire focus
  • P4 521 - Lower half of Waveform (dB) vertical scale does not show dB level.
  • P4 1002 - Alt-click in pencil tool can become a drag
  • P4 515 - Timer Record: Incrementing then decrementing "Start" Date/Time breaks sync of controls
  • P4 1064 - Inconsistent zoom tool cursor
  • P4 1860 - Enh: Add preference to disable half-wave view on collapse.
  • P4 1238 - Chains: Non-interactive "Apply Chain" window obscured.
  • P4 1731 - No help button in "Error: not well formed Invalid token at line (x)
  • P4 1121 - No Manage or "?" help buttons on the Noise Reduction effect
  • P4 464 - Cursor cannot be scrolled right when beyond all audio in project
  • P4 499 - Normalize includes white space in offset calculation
  • P4 616 - First ampersand in file name removed from File > Recent Files and import dialogs
  • P4 1012 - Amplify: User Presets do not store Allow Clipping state.
  • P4 1064 - Inconsistent zoom tool cursor
  • P4 1348 - Inconsistent behavior of analyzers, and undo errors
  • P4 1864 - Spectrogram settings dialog hides the checkbox for "Enable Spectral Selection"
  • P4 262 - Enh: Mixer Board: Track strip and border colours to match those in current TrackPanel
  • P4 192 - Import Raw/Spectrum Prefs/others hardcode 100 Hz - 100 kHz
  • P4 553 - Zero crossings selection when short selections or white noise
  • P4 1465 - Labels Editor: Does not remember modified size and position after OK
  • P4 1745 - Names of commands in Chains do not translate, and the English uses ugly CamelCase
  • P4 1354 - Undo item missing when importing MIDI (only) via list-of-files
  • P4 1870 - Mixer Board on Windows - with a single track the window cannot be moved on the screen
  • P4 1867 - Jumping numbers on meter resizing
  • P4 981 - Enabled Nyquist Workbench creates a redundant disabled effect in Register Effects.
  • P4 1776 - Side by Side errors
  • P4 1868 - Track selection fails at a certain critical track height.
  • P4 1841 - Timeline "jiggles" under certain conditions
  • P4 626 - Play-at-Speed slider hover tooltip does not include the slider setting
  • P4 1923 - Enh: Help buttons for Export Multiple and Export Audio
  • P4 1925 - Applying <macroname> to current project window: visual noise, and accessibility.
  • P4 1952 - Windows: Timer Record - debug failure msg
  • P4 1966 - Manage Macros: Import and Export buttons are always inactive.


  • P5 1837 - Unable to set empty track name
  • P5 1680 - Pan / Gain dialog sliders do not update on text entry
  • P5 297 - Enh: Dependencies Dialog lacks a way to copy file names to clipboard
  • P5 1835 - Mixer Board track names do not update immediately on updating track names
  • P5 1895 - pin/unpin button inconsistent in Punch and Roll Recording - QUICKFIXED

2.2.2 RESOLVED

  • P1 1812 - Drag&drop import of Audio considerably slowed/delayed
  • P1 1808 - Crash using SBSMS pitch change at low sample rate
  • P2 1754 - (Mac) Equalization: "Telephone" curve displays a flat line, no sound on Preview
  • P3 1554 - Toolbars: open undocked if previously not shown, unless Reset Toolbars first
  • P4 63 - Analysis effects that create labels should give focus to label track
  • P4 963 - Control value may be out of range when using FloatingPointValidator
  • P4 305 - Analysis effects produce false indication that a label is open for editing
  • P4 1809 - No context menu for Note Tracks
  • P4 1825 - Import Uncompressed File Dialog Incorrect Reference to Menu Item
  • P4 1773 - Wave Color not grayed out in TCP dropdown menu when in Spectrogram view
  • P4 1819 - Hover indication on note track channel toggle appears on all tracks (when they rerender)
  • P4 1789 - Installer has old logo for 2.2.1 and 2.2.0
  • P1 1811 - Multiple use of "Save As" to the existing open project can result in data corruption/loss
  • P1 1822 - Crash undoing during record, using Discard button of History window
  • P2 1829 - Exporting audio in compressed formats to device with insufficient space produces inconsistent/truncated results
  • P2 1831 - In Export Multiple Cancel does not remove the file that is in progress when Cancel is chosen
  • P4 1821 - Chains editing dialogs should show friendlier English names