Audacity 3 windows build with ASIO

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roadsterUK
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Audacity 3 windows build with ASIO

Post by roadsterUK » Thu Jun 24, 2021 4:28 pm

Thank you to the developers for clarifications and simplifications which allowed me to build the latest alpha release without too much trouble. Being a glutton for punishment I went for a 64 bit build and so far it seems OK for basic operation and although slow to build/compile there were no obvious problems following the latest build.md instructions ( which don't quite tally with the wiki build instructions).
There is no obvious resolution for use of the 64 bit ffmpeg library since the file name only matches the 32 bit dll. I tried the 64 bit avformat file but it didn't work so I suppose there is more to it than that. Not a huge problem for me as I generally use foobar2K bulk conversion if I need other formats.

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Re: Audacity 3 windows build with ASIO

Post by steve » Thu Jun 24, 2021 4:57 pm

Audacity 3.0.3 (the next release version) will be the first official 64-bit release for Windows. The developers are currently working on 64-bit FFmpeg support, so that should be available soon.
I don't know about ASIO and I don't generally use Windows.
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Re: Audacity 3 windows build with ASIO

Post by roadsterUK » Fri Jun 25, 2021 7:56 am

steve wrote:
Thu Jun 24, 2021 4:57 pm
Audacity 3.0.3 (the next release version) will be the first official 64-bit release for Windows. The developers are currently working on 64-bit FFmpeg support, so that should be available soon.
I don't know about ASIO and I don't generally use Windows.
Thanks Steve. The ffmpeg will complete the picture so I'll look forward to that. I am having some success with the Raspberry Pi 4 running Ubuntu Mate with a very good audio 'hat' so I might try updating to Audacity 3 on that too. There is one minor bug which seems to have carried over from previous versions and that is that the playback sample rate doesn't immediately match an imported wav file if the audacity default sample rate is different. If you stop and restart playback it is correct at the second attempt.

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Re: Audacity 3 windows build with ASIO

Post by steve » Fri Jun 25, 2021 10:07 am

roadsterUK wrote:
Fri Jun 25, 2021 7:56 am
a very good audio 'hat'
A bit off-topic, but I was thinking about getting an audio "hat". Which one did you go for? It sounds like you are happy with it.
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Re: Audacity 3 windows build with ASIO

Post by jademan » Sat Jun 26, 2021 11:09 am

roadsterUK wrote:
Fri Jun 25, 2021 7:56 am
steve wrote:
Thu Jun 24, 2021 4:57 pm
Audacity 3.0.3 (the next release version) will be the first official 64-bit release for Windows. The developers are currently working on 64-bit FFmpeg support, so that should be available soon....
Thanks Steve. The ffmpeg will complete the picture so I'll look forward to that...
You may be able to find an alpha version of 64-bit ffmpeg here: https://alphamanual.audacityteam.org/ma ... or_Windows

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Re: Audacity 3 windows build with ASIO

Post by roadsterUK » Sat Jul 10, 2021 4:20 pm

jademan wrote:
Sat Jun 26, 2021 11:09 am
roadsterUK wrote:
Fri Jun 25, 2021 7:56 am
steve wrote:
Thu Jun 24, 2021 4:57 pm
Audacity 3.0.3 (the next release version) will be the first official 64-bit release for Windows. The developers are currently working on 64-bit FFmpeg support, so that should be available soon....
Thanks Steve. The ffmpeg will complete the picture so I'll look forward to that...
You may be able to find an alpha version of 64-bit ffmpeg here: https://alphamanual.audacityteam.org/ma ... or_Windows
Thanks Jademan I hadn't seen that and it works fine.

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Re: Audacity 3 windows build with ASIO

Post by jademan » Sun Jul 11, 2021 12:45 am

roadsterUK wrote:
Fri Jun 25, 2021 7:56 am
There is one minor bug which seems to have carried over from previous versions and that is that the playback sample rate doesn't immediately match an imported wav file if the audacity default sample rate is different. If you stop and restart playback it is correct at the second attempt.
I missed this part. There is another user that was having a possibly related issue.

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