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October 24, 2008: Audacity 1.3.6 released

The Audacity Team is pleased to announce the release of Audacity 1.3.6 (Beta) for Windows, Mac and Linux/Unix.

This release highlights exciting new capabilities developed by our students in Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2008:

Google Summer of Code 2008

Other experimental features: Sound activated recording; ability to save smaller, compressed project files; MIDI files can now be imported, cut-and-paste edited, then exported.

Miscellaneous: Interface improvements include a new Transport menu, and a new Preference to choose Waveform, Spectrum or Pitch view. Several bug fixes.

Because it is a work in progress and does not yet come with complete documentation or translations into foreign languages, it is recommended for more advanced users. For all users, Audacity 1.2.6 is a stable release, complete and fully documented. You can have Audacity 1.2.6 and 1.3.6 installed on the same machine.

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