Audacity 1.3.8 released

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Audacity 1.3.8 released

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July 17, 2009: Audacity 1.3.8 released

The Audacity Team is pleased to announce the release of Audacity 1.3.8 (Beta) for Windows, Mac and Linux/Unix. It contains a number of significant improvements, plus some bug fixes. Highlights include:

* VST Effects now display in GUI mode by default
* Updated Nyquist implementation
* Improvements to Equalization, Noise Removal, Truncate Silence, Click Track and effects chains
* Improved Plot Spectrum analysis and new preferences for Spectrograms
* Record more than 16 channels (hardware/drivers permitting)
* New "Mixer Board" view with per-track VU meters
* AMR NB export support via the optional FFmpeg library
* 32-bit float data over 0 dB handled without clipping
* Draft Manual/Quick Help included in Windows and Mac installers
* Faster waveform drawing and better response in multi-track projects
* Various bug fixes, stability and accessibility improvements

See New in Audacity 1.3.8 for more on the latest features and fixes.
Non-Session-Manager | FYI: Arch Linux / KXstudio do offer graphically less optimized packages (without NTK toolkit) of the original NSM GUI since June 2020. Original NSM GUI with NTK toolkit here

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