[audacity4blind] Re: A very long recording

  • From: Steve the Fiddle <stevethefiddle@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: audacity4blind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 7 Apr 2013 15:15:30 +0100

The maximum project size that can be saved and reopened successfully
is about 13.5 hours for a sample rate of 44100 Hz. This is a known
issue (bug) that is due to the number of samples being greater than
the highest number that can be represented as a 32-bit number. The
problem is described in the Audacity release notes here:
Unfortunately I don't think that it is possible to recover from this error.

"Orphaned" in this context is like children with no parents (orphans).
In this case it means that there are data blocks in the temporary
folder but Audacity does not know which (parent) project they belong


On 7 April 2013 14:53, Ron <facup1927@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I can't read the word letter by letter with Jaws.  Could quite easily have
> written it correctly.
> Ron
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Rich De Steno
> To: audacity4blind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Sunday, April 07, 2013 2:11 PM
> Subject: [audacity4blind] Re: A very long recording
> What does "aawphon blocked files" mean? I never heard or read the word
> "aawphon".
> Rich De Steno
> On 4/7/2013 9:02 AM, Johny cassidy wrote:
> I might be wrong, but I think it might be a RAM issue. 15 hours is a lot of
> data for the computer to deal with.
> Sent from my iPhone
> Twitter @johnycassidy
> On 7 Apr 2013, at 12:08 PM, "Ron" <facup1927@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi all.
> I started recording something and forgot about it so its lengh is about 15
> hours long.
> I saved the project and checked it before exiting.  My problem now is that
> when I open it, I can't edit.  It talks about awphon blocked files and gives
> me options, but nothing happends when I choose an option.
> Is there any way I can fix this?
> Thanks in advance.
> Ron

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