Getting Audacity to work

Eric ejazzkatt at
Thu Jul 19 14:50:16 BST 2007

Tim M wrote:
> I am trying to edit some long recording using Auductiy BUT I keep 
> getting an error message saying: Error while opening sound device. 
> Please check the ouput device settings and the project sample rate. 
> Well, I have lowered the sample rate to 16 and still get the same error. 
> My sound system is working fine. Does anyone know what the problem with 
> Auducity might be OR lead me to an audio editing software that works?
> tm

My guess is that you need to open up Audacity's Preferences and change 
the device that's listed for playback. Try the different settings there 
and see if the error message goes away.

Eric Jackson

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