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  • Cheap USB Simultaneous Multitrack Recording

    So, in 2018, on macOS 10.11.6, it is possible to record more than 2 tracks simultaneously in Audacity 2.2.1! Apparently there isn't much control over which tracks to record to, it's explained here: https://wiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Multichannel_Recording#Requirements1) Set up an Aggregate Device in the system "Audio MIDI Setup", as explained in the linked video for how to do it in Garageband.2) Start Audacity3) As input device, select the Aggregate Device4) Change the recording channels to the number of channels you have (in my case: 2 Channels from an external soundcard, and 2 Channels from the built-in microphones, makes 4 Channels)5) I couldn't get it working without it: In preferences -> recording, check the box for "Always record on a new track"6) Record, an...

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    So, in 2018, on macOS 10.11.6, it is possible to record more than 2 tracks simultaneously in Audacity 2.2.1! Apparently there isn't much control over which tracks to record to, it's explained here: https://wiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Multichannel_Recording#Requirements1) Set up an Aggregate Device in the system "Audio MIDI Setup", as explained in the linked video for how to do it in Garageband.2) Start Audacity3) As input device, select the Aggregate Device4) Change the recording channels to the number of channels you have (in my case: 2 Channels from an external soundcard, and 2 Channels from the built-in microphones, makes 4 Channels)5) I couldn't get it working without it: In preferences -> recording, check the box for "Always record on a new track"6) Record, and see 4 new tracks, each recording their own mapped input!

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