Lame Export Library??

MacBook Air
OS-X 10.11.5 Native. Not an upgrade. Never been any other OS.

Audacity from

Audacity seems to run OK.

Downloaded and exploded OK into the install location.

Restarted twice. Audacity > Preferences > Libraries refuses to “find” the dynamic library.

What’s supposed to happen?


I’m modeling “clueless user” on a fresh, clean, design-center machine. If this doesn’t work, what condition is the ideal or goal?


As you’ll know, Mac can lock out /usr/local/lib when certain moonphases occur. In that case you want to use the ZIP not the DMG, so you can control where the library goes.