When I have reinstalled Audacity it askes if I want to keep previous
settings but I'm not sure of the extent of what it keeps.
[mailto:audacity4blind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Andrew Downie
Sent: Thursday, 11 June 2020 9:35 AM
Subject: [audacity4blind] Re: Why has Audacity started exporting huge MP3
Hey Stan, I hope they sound good (smile). I do something similar and, so
far touch wood, have not had that issue. It seems like Audacity thinks it
is saving to mp3 but is in fact saving to a lossless format.
As a shot in the dark:
What parameters are you using for the mp3s? I use 320 kbps and get sizes
per song of between 5 and 7mb.
What happens if you export - say - just one song?
If push comes to shove a full reinstall would presumably fix it, but that
can be a nuisance if you have it set up the way you like it.
<audacity4blind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> On Behalf Of Stan Bobbitt
Sent: Thursday, 11 June 2020 8:29 AM
Subject: [audacity4blind] Why has Audacity started exporting huge MP3 files?
Hi everyone, I believe some of you clever folk can help me figure this out.
Using Audacity, I've been recording albums from the Internet, labeling the
songs, and exporting multiple to MP3. The file sizes have been around 3 to 4
MB per song after export.
Out of seemingly nowhere the files are suddenly huge, some more than 100 MB,
most between 50 and 100 even though they are still MP3.
I've combed through all the settings I could find but nothing seems amiss.
I remember this starting to happen after I saved a copy of a project as a
Lossless copy. I don't see how that could make all my saves going forward
as Lossless but .
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