using 3.2.4 with windows 10 for audio book production. In the past month or so Audacity tracks have begun “not responding” for long periods of time. I must wait patiently while something is happening somewhere, (8 to 10 seconds) and then Audacity will either open the track I want or run the effect desired. This is consistent across all tracks short or medium or long. Very different from the very quick responses I used to have.
My PC has lots of hard drive space and I am running on solid state drives. Nothing else hangs up like this. It is frustrating to run macros because a process that used to take 2 seconds now takes 10 or more then the next process takes another 10 seconds etc. Any ideas?
What appear to be short tracks can be very long:
with the introduction of non-destructive editing in v3.1,
a short “smart” clip from a long file still contains a copy of the long file it came from.
A workaround is to copy the entire project, creating a version without the hidden “smart clip” data … Allow deletion of unused smart clip data · Issue #4715 · audacity/audacity · GitHub
Thank you. That may explain why this happens. I will experiment with copying the entire track and pasting into new one.
Check Audacity preferences is set only to paste selected audio between projects, (not “smart clip”).
This topic was automatically closed after 30 days. New replies are no longer allowed.