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Error saving message

Permanent link to this post Posted by Pleaseneedhelp » Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:27 am

Hello, I'm using Windows 10 with Audacity 2.1.2
When I go to Save Project As I get this message:
"Save Project is for an Audacity project, not an audio file. For an audio file that will open in other apps, use Export."
I am able to export but I can't save it as an Audacity project to come back and work on later. Any ideas?
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Re: Error saving message

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:34 am

In Audacity 2.2.0 (only), the export commands are in "File menu > Save Other > ".
For more info, see: ... other.html
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