Audacity is a free, open source digital audio editor and recording application. Edit your sounds using cut, copy, and paste features (with unlimited undo functionality), mix tracks, or apply effects to your recordings. The program also has a built-in amplitude-envelope editor, a customizable spectrogram mode, and a frequency-analysis window for audio-analysis applications. Built-in effects include bass boost, wah wah, and noise removal, and the program also supports VST plug-in effects.
You can use Audacity to:
- Record live audio.
- Record computer playback on any Windows Vista or later machine.
- Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs.
- Edit WAV, AIFF, FLAC, MP2, MP3 or Ogg Vorbis sound files.
- AC3, M4A/M4R (AAC), WMA and other formats supported using optional libraries.
- Cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together.
- Numerous effects including change the speed or pitch of a recording.
- Write your own plug-in effects with Nyquist.
- And more! See the complete list of features.
Audacity 2.2.1 changelog:
- Waveform colorways let you optionally change the color of the waveforms displayed in your project (thanks to James Crook)
- Updated message translations for nineteen languages
- Several bugs/annoyances in 2.2.0 are now fixed, most importantly:
- Chains once again apply properly
- Auto-scrolling works when adjusting selection boundaries
- Clicking Audacity file icons no longer creates inactive duplicate program instances on macOs High Sierra
- Fuller details on the changes since 2.2.0 can be found in the 2.2.1 Release Notes.
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