Descript 2.1 with Full Timeline Editing

Andrew Mason
May 28 · 2 min read

Descript 2.1 is now available. Here’s what’s new:

Timeline Editor

Cut/copy/paste/delete range selections

Add fades and crossfades, and control clip gain:

Use the WordBar to expand/contract the space between words:

Updated Transcription Flow

New transcription flow that lets you add multiple files to the same Composition:

Add files to your Project/Composition without transcribing them (we call these “Script Clips”):

Other Fixes

  • Playback and editing is much snappier — especially with video.
  • Open Projects before they’re fully downloaded.
  • Script automatically scrolls during playback.
  • The Media Library is more useful. Select multiple files at once and perform batch operations (e.g. export), and new sorting options.
  • Most (all?) of the bugs/quirks around text selection, undo, and commenting have been addressed.
  • All known bugs around cloud Project sync have been addressed.

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