How do I get codec2 ?

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I did install FreeDV with  my SmartSDR 2.3.9. I am told I need Codec2 but I could  not find its installation file. I did install SmartSDR_FreeDV_Waveform_Installer. Runnig it shows "No FreeDV Slice". No FDV mode is seen on my SliceA. What's missing?
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You need to select, FDV as the mode in a slice. It only works when it's enabled.

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Jay, I did find it. First, you have do set the waveform manager to accept FreeDV v1.05 and than you can select FDV. My FreeDV showes now signs of life but I could not receive any activity.
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The FreeDV API hasn't been updated in a couple years now and it is best to just run the Windows Sound card version which is up to ver 1.3 now as of May (https://freedv.org/), This software changes quite often and to stay up with the latest modes there is just no way for who'm ever created the API for the 6000 series to keep up with the changes if it is even possible any longer. 
Simply run it in DIGIU mode. 

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Where do you get FreeDV for Flex?