A voice memo plays fine but when trying to share it, it says "Preparing Failed" "New Recording ## is being optimized for sharing at this time" but even after waiting hours and closing and reopening the app, it continues to have this issue.

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This can be fixed by duplicating the recording and then sharing the duplicate.

To do this, click the ... next to it and choose "Duplicate", then share the duplicate and it should work.

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