I have selected an audio track and double checked it to make sure that it
is selected. But Audacity still will not make any effects available. It’s
really strange, because I can go to the Audacity Plug-Ins folder in Program
Files, and all the effects are there. I would have thought that perhaps there
was a conflict between Audacity and the effect files, but they are the actual
effect files that came with my Audacity.
From: David Bailes
Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2017 4:11 AM
Subject: [audacity4blind] Re: Audacity will not recognize the effects that
loaded with it...
could you just check whether the problem is that you have no audio selected. If
you press Ctrl+A to select all the audio, are the items in the Effect menu now
On Mon, Jul 31, 2017 at 7:15 PM, James Kelm <jameskelm@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Well apparently I have an issue that is defeating me, and I hope that one
of you can help me out.
My problem is simply that when I install Audacity 2.0.6 onto a computer
with XP Professional, it installs really well. I have now installed and
uninstalled Audacity a bunch of different times, and I have tried a bunch of
different versions. Audacity 2.1.3 will load on the computer, but when I try
to start the program I get an error message that says that Audacity has failed
to initialize properly, and it then just goes away. I have loaded several
things that was supposed to fix this issue, but non of them have helped. This
is why I am working with Audacity 2.0.6 on the specific XP Professional laptop.
So now 2.0.6 is working very well, and I'm happy. I'm learning Audacity,
and am really loving it! My problem is that everything that is listed in the
Effects menu is, unavailable. I have gone to Program Files in Windows to the
Audacity folder, and there has been two folders that were created when I
installed Audacity. One of the folders is called Plug-Ins, and the other
folder has the name of a particular type of effect file, but I can't remember
what it is, and can not get to the laptop in question right now. But when I
have looked in these two folders, there are a bunch of effect files. I have
done a search, and did not find any other Plug-Ins folders, or anything else
that I thought may be confusing Audacity. I have gone to the Preferences
section of Audacity and have made sure that all of the effect types are
checked, as well as the check box that allows Audacity to search for effect
files the next time it is started. It actually comes up with a screen that
says that it is loading files, but when it is finished and I land on the track
view, I have no effects that are functioning. I have made sure that one of my
sound files is selected, but nothing seems to work. It is frustrating because
Audacity is working great, other than for the fact that it will not make
friends with the effects that were with it when I installed Audacity.
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