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MicahPendleton
24th September 2015, 12:03 AM
I've had audacity on F21 KDE Spin and F22 MATE spin. Both installs I can't get audacity to import MP3 files. It will export as MP3, but not export. I went into the Plugins preferences and everything seemed fine. Has anybody run into this and found a cure?

CronoCloud
25th September 2015, 05:34 AM
If I remember correctly, Audacity in the main repos has certain restrictions to the use of the mp3 file format However, the audacity-freeworldin the rpmfusion repos doesn't have those restrictions.



dnf remove audacity
dnf install audacity-freeworld

Should do the trick.

CronoCloud

Ahriman
28th September 2016, 04:45 AM
CronoCloud is correct.

Either you install the freeworld version from RPM Fusion or recompile Audacity with MP3 support.

Here is a webpage that explains all that: https://techwords.io/audacity-mp3-support-fedora/

antikythera
30th September 2016, 01:25 PM
Thread closed. Please do not necro-post