Audio Editor: Audacity version 1.3.7 / Pc / Mac / Universal / Linux / Free


The awesome free audio editor / recorder Audacity has been updated to version 1.3.7 for Windows, Mac and Linux.
This is primarily a bug-fix release, but with some new features too, like DirectSound device support for Windows.
Cross-Platform Bug Fixes:

Muting/soloing caused incorrect channel results in exported stereo files
Nyquist effects: pasted unmodified audio into the result, no progress bar, truncation of processed audio on cancel
Noise Removal: pasted unmodified audio into the result, unwanted filtering tail
Uncompressed exports:

Export as WAV could be corrupted if overwriting to same file
Export multiple to uncompressed formats only produced 16-bit WAV

Compressed exports:

MP3 exports now produce correct bit rate mode, quality and length, with improved metadata visibility in player applications
WMA exports containing metadata are now correct

Restored support for multi-channel recording devices that can record more than two channels using Audacity

Platform-specific Bug Fixes:

Windows Vista: fixed crash opening Preferences with no sound devices enabled and connected
Mac OS X and Linux:

fixes for spurious clipping, label typing, no shortcuts after running effects
project rate now always changes to respect that of first imported file

Mac OS X only:

fixes for inactive or corrupted menus and hidden dialogues, portable settings not detected, and inability to set independent Command and Control shortcuts
FFmpeg installer now available

New Features:

F11 Full Screen mode, high-quality "Sliding Time Scale/Pitch Shift" effect, Audio Contrast Analyzer
Windows: sound devices can now be opened using the more efficient DirectSound API

Other changes:

As a first step towards improving latency correction, a fixed rather than variable correction is now applied
Numerous minor interface fixes and improvements

Read about previous version here.

“Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds.” Audacity

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