.aup3 opens with no error but, tracks appear but no audio is recorded

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FabioRux
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.aup3 opens with no error but, tracks appear but no audio is recorded

Post by FabioRux » Sat May 15, 2021 7:49 pm

Hello. I downloaded the new release of audacity 3.0.2 but I still have problems on several recordings.
1) I register and save the work done without problems.
2) I open the .aup3 project and all the tracks of the work appear (backing track and multitrack recorded voices)
BUT they are all completely empty !!!!!
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It does not happen with all saved projects and even with some of these you can first open them regularly and then everything disappears if you try to access them again :shock: :o
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I state that I have been using audacity for many years without ever having had these problems.
Thanks for your help

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Re: .aup3 opens with no error but, tracks appear but no audio is recorded

Post by steve » Sun May 16, 2021 1:18 pm

Are you sure that the save completed before you shut down your computer?

Are you using cloud storage?
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Re: .aup3 opens with no error but, tracks appear but no audio is recorded

Post by FabioRux » Sun May 16, 2021 3:30 pm

Hi, yes of course! It’s a strange thing that I opened each of these recording once or twice without any problem.

Then, yesterday, when I wanted to mix it etc... I opened and found them out totally empty 😭😭😭

I use cloud storage but for other things and I don’t know if audacity projects or other related are included 🧐

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Re: .aup3 opens with no error but, tracks appear but no audio is recorded

Post by steve » Sun May 16, 2021 4:02 pm

FabioRux wrote:
Sun May 16, 2021 3:30 pm
I use cloud storage but for other things and I don’t know if audacity projects or other related are included
It's possible that could cause the problem if the project is on a cloud drive or network drive while the project is open.
Always ensure that the AUP3 project file is on a normal internal drive before opening the project.
Always save projects to a normal internal drive.

It should be safe to move a project to cloud storage after you have closed down Audacity, provided that you move it back to a normal internal drive before opening the project.

For important projects I like to have at least two backup copies on different drives as insurance against hardware failure.
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Re: .aup3 opens with no error but, tracks appear but no audio is recorded

Post by FabioRux » Sun May 16, 2021 5:22 pm

Hi, I checked it and confirm audacity is not linked to any cloud.

So do you think the projects lost are lost forever and stop?

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Re: .aup3 opens with no error but, tracks appear but no audio is recorded

Post by steve » Sun May 16, 2021 5:55 pm

FabioRux wrote:
Sun May 16, 2021 5:22 pm
So do you think the projects lost are lost forever and stop?
I don't know. It's very weird considering that you said:
"I opened each of these recording once or twice without any problem."

What is the file size of the AUP3 ?
(Right click on the file and select "Properties")
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