Project is Corrupt (Unable to Work with the Block Files)

Is it possible to recover files on MAC OS with this error message?

"timestamp": 1697371726,
"event_id": "69127075e761490b97e6febed23c8aa3",
"platform": "native",
"release": "audacity@3.3.3",
"contexts": {
    "os": {
        "type": "os",
        "name": "Macintosh",
        "version": "10.15.7"
"exception": {
    "values": [
            "type": "Error_Opening_Project",
            "value": "Project is corrupt\n(Unable to work with the blockfiles)",
            "mechanism": {
                "type": "runtime_error",
                "handled": false,
                "data": {
                    "sqlite3.query": "DELETE FROM sampleblocks WHERE NOT inset(blockid);",
                    "sqlite3.rc": "11",
                    "sqlite3.context": "ProjectGileIO::GetBlob",
                    "log": "14:08:45: Error: <path>, 2): image not found\n14:08:45: Error: <path>, 2): image not found\n14:08:46: Loaded 92 string <path> Kb in size\n14:08:46: sqlite3 message: (11) database corruption at line 71306 of [1b256d97b5]\n14:08:46: sqlite3 message: (11) statement aborts at 8: [DELETE FROM sampleblocks WHERE NOT inset(blockid);] database disk image is malformed\n14:08:46: DBConnection SetDBError\n\tErrorCode: 11\n\tLastError: Project is corrupt\n(Unable to work with the blockfiles)\n\tLibraryError: database disk image is malformed\n"


Not always, but typically, yes. However, you will need the assistance of someone with a Windows computer. See: Corrupt or Otherwise Broken Audacity Project Recovery

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