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Audacity Plugin


Audacity backup plugin only works with Backup4all.

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If you already have Backup4all, you can add the Audacity backup plugin below.

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Audacity is an easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. It was developed by a group of volunteers as open source.

About Audacity

In addition to recording audio from multiple sources, Audacity can be used for post-processing of all types of audio, including podcasts by adding effects such as normalization, trimming, and fading in and out.

How to backup and restore Audacity using Backup4all plugin

After you install and configure Audacity, you can back it up to move its settings on another computer or to re-configure it after re-installing your system. This is why the plugin to back up Audacity is important as it will save you time.
Creating a backup job in Backup4all using the Audacity plugin, allows you to back-up the application data files and registry entries.
In order to backup Audacity, you have to follow these steps:
  1. Download and install the backup plugin here: Audacity backup plugin
  2. After you installed the plugin in Backup4all, define a backup job and run it to back-up Audacity. If you don't know how to install the plugin and run the backup, read this article:
If you need to restore the Audacity files after a fresh system installation or on a different computer, follow these steps:
  1. Install Audacity and the Audacity plugin from here: Audacity backup plugin
  2. Open in Backup4all the .bkc catalog file from the destination.
  3. Press the Restore button and follow the wizard steps.

What information is backed up when using the Audacity plugin

The backup plugin mentioned above will add as backup sources the following information:
  • Saved projects
  • Saved sessions
  • User application's folder
  • Registry settings

Raw Plugin (XML) Code: Audacity.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<b4asource version="1.0">
	<!--Program unique ID (GUID)-->
	<!--Program name-->
	<!--Executable file path-->
	<exepath type="0"/>
	<!--Minimum and maximum versions for which the backup was tested-->
	<!--Information about the plugin author-->
		<email>[email protected]</email>
	<!--Variables used in the XML file-->
		<!--If type="reg" then the value will be read from the registry-->
	<!--The backup sources-->
		<source name="Saved projects" type="folder">
		<source name="Saved sessions" type="folder">
		<source name="Custom" type="folder">
		<source name="Registry" type="registry">
			<registry path="HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.AUP" recursive="true"/>
			<registry path="HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Audacity.Project" recursive="true"/>