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by billw58
Tue Jun 15, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: Adding Features to Audacity
Topic: Update to New Apple M1 chip (macOS BigSur)
Replies: 2
Views: 58

Re: Update to New Apple M1 chip (macOS BigSur)

The jerky movement of the recording/playback cursor is an issue with Macs that have 30-bit displays, which I imagine the latest iMacs have. With Audacity not running, right-click on the Audacity icon and select Get Info. In the Get Info window, check "Open in Low Resolution". Does that help? -- Bill
by billw58
Mon Jun 14, 2021 11:10 pm
Forum: macOS
Topic: Warning-Orphan Block File
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Re: Warning-Orphan Block File

The first option - continue without deleting - is safe. What happens when you do that?
-- Bil
by billw58
Wed Jun 09, 2021 8:14 pm
Forum: macOS
Topic: How to save m4a.
Replies: 4
Views: 72

Re: How to save m4a.

Start at this page: https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/installing_ffmpeg_for_mac.html Under Recommended Package Installer click the link for the download page . On the download page click the RECOMMENDED download: ffmpeg_64bit_osx.pkg . Make sure you get ffmpeg and not LAME, and that you get the 64...
by billw58
Wed Jun 09, 2021 5:33 pm
Forum: macOS
Topic: MacOS 10.15.7 FFmpeg library installed but not found
Replies: 4
Views: 88

Re: MacOS 10.15.7 FFmpeg library installed but not found

Have you gone to that location in the Finder to see if the FFmpeg libraries are really there?
-- Bill
by billw58
Wed Jun 09, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: macOS
Topic: import option: read file from card?
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Re: import option: read file from card?

That was the "read directly from uncompressed files" option. It was removed some time ago (before 2.4.0). Even when that option was available, any edits would cause Audacity to create "block files" on disk that obviously took up some space. So if you imported a file with the "read directly" option, ...
by billw58
Mon Jun 07, 2021 8:32 pm
Forum: macOS
Topic: Cannot open Audacity project
Replies: 7
Views: 73

Re: Cannot open Audacity project

What version of Audacity are you using? This is wrong: "/Library/Application Support/audacity/SessionData/Al interview_data/Al interview.aup" The SessionData folder should be in " ~ /Library/Application Support/audacity" - note the "~" charachter. The file "AI interview.aup" should not be inside the...
by billw58
Mon Jun 07, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: macOS
Topic: How to save m4a.
Replies: 4
Views: 72

Re: How to save m4a.

From the CD Spin Doctor manual:
CD Spin Doctor can:
Open and edit existing audio files.
Save audio in the following formats: AIFF, WAV, and MPEG-4 (AAC and Apple Lossless).
-- Bill
by billw58
Mon Jun 07, 2021 2:32 pm
Forum: macOS
Topic: ECHO Echo echo
Replies: 4
Views: 85

Re: ECHO Echo echo

By "audible echo" do you mean that the drums hits you hear in your headphones are delayed? That is what happens when you listen through the computer while recording. There is always a delay between when a sound comes into the computer and when you hear it in the headphones. The solution is to listen...
by billw58
Sun Jun 06, 2021 2:27 pm
Forum: macOS
Topic: inconsistency in out/input signals
Replies: 6
Views: 128

Re: inconsistency in out/input signals

Yes, I'm referring to the recording volume. If you've set it to max then that is the loudest you'll get.
-- Bill
by billw58
Sat Jun 05, 2021 6:57 pm
Forum: macOS
Topic: inconsistency in out/input signals
Replies: 6
Views: 128

Re: inconsistency in out/input signals

Is the Recording Slider at max and greyed out? If so, then there is no recording volume control available. This is typical of USB audio interfaces.

The exception is USB microphones which often have recording level control available.

-- Bill