Recover work in progress

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Recover work in progress

Permanent link to this post Posted by macman » Thu Dec 28, 2017 7:59 pm

I just accidentally closed the audacity window of a 90 minutes interview I was 2/3 finished editing. I had not saved the file up to this point - I know, I know. Is there any way to recover this file or am I stuck starting over from scratch?

I tried open recent and the only option there is to reimport the original raw file.

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Re: Recover work in progress

Permanent link to this post Posted by kozikowski » Thu Dec 28, 2017 8:49 pm

But you still have the original RAW file, right? So it's just awkward, not deadly.

Didn't Audacity warn you when you closed the window? If you closed the window after that, I think Audacity flushes all the caches including UNDO.

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