Audacity quit unexpectedly

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Re: Audacity quit unexpectedly

Post by bcnx » Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:00 pm

Hi,

I also used the 2.2.0 version from the Audacity download page. This one shows a bit different behaviour, namely that it shows that it's not responding in the Activity Monitor. I will reinstall 2.2.0 and paste a new crash report (if that is generated),

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Re: Audacity quit unexpectedly

Post by bcnx » Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:16 pm

OK, the 2.2.0 version is installed, but when I launch it, it appears as a new process in the Activity Monitor and keeps on jumping in my dock, but it does not show any window or even a menu bar.
I cannot get a crash report on this problem. Anything else I can do?

cheers,


BC

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Re: Audacity quit unexpectedly

Post by waxcylinder » Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:22 pm

This sounds like Bug #1767 http://bugzilla.audacityteam.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1767

which we've fixed for the (hopefully soon) upcoming 2.2.1 release

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Re: Audacity quit unexpectedly

Post by bcnx » Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:17 pm

Would it be a solution to install a nightly build?

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Re: Audacity quit unexpectedly

Post by steve » Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:55 am

bcnx wrote:Would it be a solution to install a nightly build?
Worth trying I think.
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Re: Audacity quit unexpectedly

Post by waxcylinder » Wed Nov 22, 2017 11:19 am

The latest Mac alpha builds are pretty close to being what Release Candidate 1 for 2.2.1 will be - so I would agree with Steve.

But do please let us know if that works for you.

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Re: Audacity quit unexpectedly

Post by bcnx » Wed Nov 22, 2017 3:14 pm

Hi,

just installed the latest nightly build, but after launching it goes to Not Responding in the Activity Monitor,

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Re: Audacity quit unexpectedly

Post by waxcylinder » Wed Nov 22, 2017 3:35 pm

The nightl alphas are not "signed"

Did you launch it with a right click on the ASpp and then use the "Open" button to allow the unsigned app to run.

I've just uploaded and installed the latest 2.2.1 alpha of 22Nov17 om My Macbook Pro/High Sierra and it launches and runs fine there.

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Re: Audacity quit unexpectedly

Post by bcnx » Wed Nov 22, 2017 3:46 pm

Right click and "Open" (that's not a button by the way) produces the same result.
I'm happy for you that it runs on your system, but there's a problem on mine, that's why I posted this issue,

vheers,

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Re: Audacity quit unexpectedly

Post by steve » Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:43 pm

bcnx wrote: but there's a problem on mine, that's why I posted this issue
Understood.
We now need to try and understand why.

What audio devices do you have in or connected to your computer?
Do you have any "special" audio drivers (such as SoundFlower or any other "virtual" device)?
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