Silence finder not showing / Wrong version number in About

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tmighty
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Silence finder not showing / Wrong version number in About

Post by tmighty » Tue Dec 20, 2022 11:33 am

Bug #1:
I install audacity-win-3.2.2-x64, but when I start it, it shows Audacity 2.4.1.
I right-click the file Audacity.exe, and the file properties say 3.2.2.0, but when I start it, the About says Audacity 2.4.1.
I have deleted all previous versions.

Bug 2#:
I activate extension "Silent finder", but it does not show under "Analysis".
The problem didn't exist in older versions of Audacity.

LWinterberg
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Re: Silence finder not showing / Wrong version number in About

Post by LWinterberg » Tue Dec 20, 2022 11:39 am

Re: #1, Audacity 2.4.1 was a 32-bit application, 3.2.2 is (usually) a 64-bit one. So you may have Audacity installed twice, once in C:\program files\audacity and once in C:\program files (x86)\audacity
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Re: Silence finder not showing / Wrong version number in About

Post by steve » Tue Dec 20, 2022 12:08 pm

In recent versions of Audacity, "Silence Finder" was replaced by "Label Sounds": https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/label_sounds.html
The new effect is much more versatile, but also more complex (more controls).

The old "Silence Finder" is still available, but needs to be installed separately. You can get it here: https://wiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Nyqu ... nce_Finder Use the "Nyquist Plug-in Installer" to install it, then restart Audacity. (In recent versions of Audacity, plug-ins are not seen by Audacity until Audacity is restarted).

tmighty wrote:
Tue Dec 20, 2022 11:33 am
I activate extension "Silent finder", but it does not show under "Analysis".
Audacity may be seeing a "phantom" Silence Finder because it was enabled in your previous version.
Learn more about Nyquist programming at audionyq.com

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