Today being a 'Brian
reads...' day I put together a piece about The Fiji
Islands (read from a book about Islands). My efforts were
almost thwarted when, after a morning of editing the file
(seriously, it takes me that long when I let myself be
distracted), Audacity crashed out at the second to last
hurdle, i.e. the one before I actually save the completed
work. Audacity wasn't necessarily to blame, although a
head's-up would have been nice; my 'disk' was full.
Fortunately, after clearing up some space, and re-opening
Audacity, it presented me with an option to recover the thing
I was working on. Phew.
The advice to "always save your work" [and keep backups]
should apply, except I avoid doing this repeatedly because a
30 minute audio file takes time to save; it's always a