Audio tracks flatlined when returning to project window

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Audio tracks flatlined when returning to project window

Post by sethrufus » Thu Jun 07, 2018 3:56 am

Hi there,

I'm running Audacity 2.2.1 on my MacBook Air (Mid 2012) / High Sierra OS v 10.13.3.

After working on editing a simple track for about an hour I minimised my project window and browsed online for a while, returning to the project window I imported another track mixed that track from stereo to mono and then noticed the original track I was editing had completely flatlined. I immediately hit undo and went back as far as I could but never regained my audio back.

I've attached an image to help illustrate what I'm seeing.

It feels like I've possibly just hit something accidentally. I haven't been able to find relevant threads or this issue else where, any insight would be really appreciated.

Thanks!
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Re: Audio tracks flatlined when returning to project window

Post by steve » Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:22 am

Yes, this is a known bug in Audacity 2.2.1 (see: viewtopic.php?f=47&t=99026)
The problem is fixed in the current 2.2.2 version of Audacity, available via the Audacity website: https://www.audacityteam.org/download/mac/
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Re: Audio tracks flatlined when returning to project window

Post by sethrufus » Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:34 am

steve wrote:Yes, this is a known bug in Audacity 2.2.1 (see: viewtopic.php?f=47&t=99026)
The problem is fixed in the current 2.2.2 version of Audacity, available via the Audacity website: https://www.audacityteam.org/download/mac/
Ah sorry Steve, I didn't spot it! Thanks heaps anyway.

S

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