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Just generally, I mean. Ideally I want to be able to script the nyquist plugins directly from the Linux command line by means of one-liners. A cursory glance at scripting audacity shows that it's possible to use a command interpreter from within audacity, but as far as being able to use that interpreter or script the program itself, I wasn't able to come up with any info. What are my options for manipulating audio from the command line with audacity? Is it a bunch of hassle, or doable in one-liners? If it's not possible to write a one-liner, maybe it's better to use a Python library instead, or some other program... (recommendations encouraged).

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You can't script Audacity but pure Nyquist should do the trick, (unless you're allergic to parentheses (it is lisp after all))...

In which case, you probably wish you could do something like this. It's not Audacity (you can't apt-get these features), but it's not not Audacity (you need to tweak the Audacity source code...). And then there's the fact that it fails to produce audio in some cases.

Using Python has never seemed like such a good idea..

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