Questions tagged [audacity]

Audacity is free, open source, cross-platform software for recording and editing sounds.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Edit audio recording in realtime

Is there a way to apply some effects (like noise reduction, normalize, pitch change etc.) directly while recording? Consider the situation that I'm in a Live meeting (like on Zoom app) & I want ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Audacity does not launch or crashes Ubuntu 18.04

image with the notification here! It started as an error with the temp files directory, but i kept changing it and i got that same message again, but now it just doesn't show, Audacity logo doesn't ...
1
vote
0answers
32 views

Is there a Gtk 3 version of Audacity?

I am using Audacity to edit simple sound files (crop, noise reduction, etc) and I consider it to be perfect for small tasks like these. However, after I installed it from the Snap Store, I found it to ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Audacity sample rate is obnoxious

I'm trying to record a simple audio file for a presentation that I have at school, and need to use audacity to do it. I have a built-in sound card in my motherboard (Asus x370 Pro). I recently ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

I have an error with Gnome Sushi video preview

Recently, I upgraded from Ubuntu 19.04 to 19.10, and now preview can't display video part (mp4). Some mp3 made with Audacity also doesn't work properly, but other mp3 is ok. Pictures (png, jpg) are ok ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

Audacity does not render track part of window in Lubuntu 19.10

I recently upgraded to Lubuntu 19.10, and I also changed PC (migrating my installation), so I'm not sure when this happened or what caused it. When I open Audacity the part of the window where the ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Repeating audio noise loop when no music or audio playing in Ubuntu 18.04

When I am not playing music or watching videos on my Ubuntu 18.04 install, there is a constant repeating audio loop thing that plays out of the right side of my headphones (the issue is not with my ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Audio freezes for 8 seconds every minute or so when using microphone, every device

For the past several months, I have had a problem with any time I am using the microphone -- VOIP and video conferencing, plain audio recording. It works fine for a minute or so, then audio cuts out ...
2
votes
0answers
71 views

Can't import audio files into audacity from mounted drives

I've recently started experimenting with dual-booting Ubuntu 18.04 on my Windows 10 machine in hopes of eventually building a full linux rig down the line. I work on a lot of sound projects, so having ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Microphone input only detected by audacity

I have had problems with my microphone not being detected ever since I installed Ubuntu, in particular when I use Skype and recording audio messages with Whatsapp Web. These audio messages are not ...
0
votes
1answer
93 views

Audacity Not Running on Ubuntu 18.04.3

When I execute "audacity" by terminal I get the next logs and simply cannot use it: efsandino@mc4-efsandino:~$ audacity Gtk-Message: 09:00:50.299: Failed to load module "overlay-scrollbar" Gtk-...
2
votes
0answers
514 views

18.04: Audacity and UBUNTU_MENUPROXY error message

I just installed Audacity, and every time it starts up I receive the following message: UBUNTU_MENUPROXY=0 could not be found Followed by: audacity could not be found. It has been removed from ...
0
votes
0answers
77 views

how can I apply echo cancelation to audiofiles on ubuntu 19.10?

it is possible to apply echo cancellation to microphones while they are recording, e.g. like this How can I apply the same filter to audio files that already exist? If there was a ffmpeg filter for ...
1
vote
1answer
74 views

Recording problem in Audacity

In recording-mode Audacity doesn't accept input signals unless the 3.5 mm input-jack plug is disconnected and connected again while the PC is powered on and Audacity is running . It does not accept ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

I can't find “Invert” button in Audacity

I downloaded new version of Audacity and I can't find button "Effect > Invert" for remove vocals from a song. Do you know, where is problem? Thanks!
0
votes
0answers
105 views

Audacity Preference Menu is not visible in Adwaita-Dark theme

While using Adwaita-Dark theme, Audacity Preference Menu became unreadable. I tried to start Audacity in Adwaita-light theme by this command: GTK_THEME=Adwaita:light audacity But the result is the ...
0
votes
1answer
154 views

Audacity and Microphone problem

I'm running the most recent versions of Ubuntu and Audacity and I have a vblog microphone installed and it works fine. Every time when I start Audacity, the settings for the microphone in Ubuntu ...
0
votes
2answers
360 views

Can my condenser mic be plugged into Linux Ubuntu directly for use?

I want to know if anyone call tell me If the Rockville RCM03 Pro Condenser Microphone can be plugged in the sound card and used directly with Audacity (recording editing software) and on Linux Ubuntu ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

Transcription software playback issues

I need to transcribe some audio recordings. Audacity replays the WAV files perfectly, yet when I try to use dedicated software (Parlatype or gTranscribe) the playback jumps and stutters in places. ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

Audio stops when using Audacity on Ubuntu Studio 18.10

After I open Audacity, no sound will be played. Closing Audacity doesn't fix it. Once I have ran it, my pc won't emit a single sound until I restart it.
1
vote
0answers
181 views

Audacity weird error

I use Ubuntu Studio 18.04.2 LTS (64 bit Linux) and Audacity 2.3.1 Each time I try to record a new track, with another track already recorded, the software crashes and gives me an errors message and ...
2
votes
0answers
69 views

Is there software that can write song music?

I'm looking for software (Ubuntu) to which I could input some song mp3 file and which would display the notes of the song, (like dots on a music sheet, not like the wavy lines of Audacity). I would ...
2
votes
1answer
370 views

How do I install a plugin in Audacity installed via snap?

I installed the latest Audacity 2.3.1 via snap. Now I want to install a plugin but as snap creates read-only images, what's the best way to download and install a plugin.
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Play one track while recording in another track in Audacity

Can Audacity play one track while recording in another track? I’d like to avoid the whole synchronize process later. Or is there any other software for Ubuntu with that option?
0
votes
1answer
439 views

How can I use audacity to record audio output along with mic input?

My goal is to record 4-5 hours of audio for my long form podcast. I need it to be able to accept input from the mic and output from the laptop audio (so I can record conversation I have with other ...
1
vote
1answer
123 views

How do I get the latest version of AUDACITY to convert from WAV to MP3?

Would like to convert my audio files in WAV format to MP3 format. I learned that this can be done with AUDACITY. But, using AUDACITY 2.1.2 I could not get the response that the instructions said I ...
1
vote
1answer
314 views

Audacity could not find a safe place to store temporary files (installed via snap) [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 18.04, Audacity is in a loop, where no matter what location I type into the dialog, it keeps saying Audacity could not find a safe place to store temporary files. Audacity needs a place ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Recording audio output from phone with Audacity and AUX cable

I am trying to record the phone output audio using AUX cable connected to my PC mic jack. The recorded raw file is filled with a noise. Does anyone know how could I eliminate that noise? I am using ...
0
votes
0answers
164 views

What Do All of the Input and Output Audio Devices Mean?

I'm running Audacity on Xubuntu and notice a lot of options for my playback and recording devices. This is surprising, given that I'm coming from Windows where there are only a couple of options (one ...
1
vote
0answers
219 views

Ubuntu 18.04 and Behringer UCA222, cannot control recording level in Audacity

on a Dell Inspiron with previous versions of Ubuntu I've had no problem, but with the latest Ubuntu I cannot control record volume from a Behringer UCA222 in Audacity. The USB device appears in ...
2
votes
1answer
194 views

Audacity menu options grayed out

These options should be available. The track is stopped not paused and I can use the options they just look grayed out and the options I can't use look like I can use them. I've only had this issue ...
4
votes
0answers
522 views

Audacity recording extremely slow in Ubuntu 16.04 [closed]

Audacity is suddenly recording extremely slowly (at what seems to be 0,1x speed), which means that at playback the sound is played at a very high pitch and much faster than the original. If I then ...
-2
votes
1answer
253 views

Audacity command line batch tempo modification

I am using Audacity to speed up my podcast in order to save time while listening to them in the car. Is it possible to create a batch which assigns a given speed (e.g. 30) to all files in a folder?
0
votes
0answers
37 views

background noice when recording audio on pc but not when recording on laptop

when I record audio on my pc it has a background noice that doesnt go away, but whenever I record on my laptop with the same microphone it doesnt have that background nice both machines are running ...
5
votes
1answer
314 views

Microphone recording approximately 12x slower than normal in certain applications (new install Ubuntu 16.04.3)

I'm using an analog microphone to record some audio with audacity. When I select the correct microphone and hit record, the bar indicating progress moves ever so slowly. It takes about 12 seconds for ...
3
votes
1answer
777 views

Audacity v2.1.2 hangs almost instantly when recording second track (overdubbing)

Open Audacity Record a few seconds of audio and press stop. This works fine. Start recording again. In a fraction of a second, the recording stops on its own (recording button is un-highlighted, ...
2
votes
0answers
441 views

Playback doesn't work (including test sounds) / Recording works / Playback in Chrome works!

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit in a virtual machine. I have a very odd issue with media playback. audio playback doesn't work from an app. the test sounds in "Sound" settings don't work -- but ...
0
votes
1answer
148 views

How can I downgrade from Audacity 2.2.0 to 2.1.3? [duplicate]

I'm using Lubuntu 17.04. I'd like to downgrade Audacity from 2.2.0 (too buggy) to 2.1.3 but am unsure how to do that. Your help is much appreciated.
0
votes
1answer
427 views

Audacity ruins microphone input in Ubuntu 16.04.2

Normally when I record something with the microphone, it's fine. But when I start audacity (version 2.1.2), the recording sounds like it's been sped up and the pitch has been increased, and both a lot....
0
votes
1answer
202 views

Playback issues in Audacity and other apps

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 on a virtual machine (2 GB RAM, 12 MB video memory) in VirtualBox 5.1. The host OS is macOS Sierra 10.12.5. Whenever I play a sound on Audacity, the output sound is garbled ...
4
votes
2answers
11k views

Audacity & OPUS Files?

How can I get Audacity to work with Opus files? Is there a plugin I can get? I've heard that I can point Audacity to a framework for encoding/decoding and delegate the work to the framework, since ...
5
votes
3answers
4k views

Invisible audacity session running won't let me start audacity

When I run audacity I get the following error message: The system has detected that another copy of Audacity is running. Running two copies of Audacity simultaneously may cause data loss or ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

After Ubuntu crash, can't open Audacity as “already running”

While converting some audio in Audacity, I moved by accident the file Audacity that was exporting. As the file was still being exported, the system crashed. After reboot, if I try to open Audacity,...
2
votes
2answers
339 views

How can global menu / HUD be fixed for Audacity in 16.04?

Applications like this become very time consuming without the HUD. But lack of global menu seems to be causing this. It did work on first installation but now it's gone. Reinstalling can make it work ...
5
votes
3answers
3k views

Is it possible to control the recording if Audacity is running in the background?

I would like to record audio while Audacity is running in the background, e.g. because I am focused on another window. Is it possible to control the start and stop of a recording using global keyboard ...
2
votes
2answers
947 views

Audacity not working anymore

I had installed Audacity and everything was working fine until it stopped opening. The only change that I can think it could have affected audacity, is that I installed pyaudio, but I am not sure how ...
0
votes
0answers
291 views

How to use ICD-P520?

I have a mobile recorder and woukd like to use it or demonstrate it's use with Ubuntu Linux. SONY ICD-P520
0
votes
0answers
248 views

How to Make Raw Data Recognizable in Audacity

I want to import a file from Zynaddsubfx. Here are the steps I am taking in Audacity: File Import Raw Data I pick the file I want, from Zynaddsubfx, which is a .xmz file. The file is imported, but ...
0
votes
2answers
154 views

Insuff. permissions to download Audacity plugins?

I'm trying to download Audacity plugins (.ny files) to my plug-ins folder at usr/share/audacity/plugins but it once I try to download it, it says insufficient permissions? I can't copy/paste any ...
4
votes
1answer
775 views

Does anyone know if OcenAudio is Safe?

I just installed OceanAudio to do simple audio editing tasks which Audacity makes very painful, disk-space intensive (1gb plus per hour) and therefore very slow. It is an awesome program which does ...