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I am having an Audio/U-PHORIA Meltdown!

I am having an Audio/U-PHORIA Meltdown!

I recently upgraded my version of the Mac OS. Today, I found Audacity needed to be upgraded to a 64-bit version. I did so, then found my microphone did not work.

I see that Audacity recognizes my behringer U-PHORIA UMC202HD

Audacity 1
I check System Preferences and verified the mic works with this test...

System Preferences
So, what could be wrong with Audacity? When I click Record, no sound shows up even though I speak into the microphone...

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Audacity and Catalina don't play well together at the moment.  Although it's a 64bit version it wasn't written with the new OS in mind.
Although Behringer's official line is none of their compoents are "Catalina Ready" the fault at the moment lies squarely with Audacity and Apple
https://forum.audacityteam.org/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=107162
Likely fix out in Audacity 2.4.0 but unless the fix with permissions in Terminal works for you no microphone input until then :(
curiouswebsterSoftware Engineer

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Thanks, Before I attempt something like this, I need to find the answer to "this assumes that Audacity is stored in your Applications folder."

I noticed the prior Audacity version (which I deleted) had a folder in Applications. But, once I installed the 64-Bit version, I noticed there was just a program icon inside Applications. Do I first need to change the way Audacity is installed?
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The default path for the 64bit version is /Applications/Audacity.app/Contents/MacOS/Audacity
If you try this and it's not there Terminal will just complain that it can't find it - you won't break anything.
curiouswebsterSoftware Engineer

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Thanks
curiouswebsterSoftware Engineer

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How do I get the application installed to that location? I have not tried this yet, since I do not want to hit a dead-end.