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 3.2.1 changelog:
This is a patch release. It fixes some bugs and has minor improvements.
- Fixed Audacity crashing on startup on some systems.
- Fixed a crash when applying Waves Berzerk Distortion Mono to a mono track
- Fixed a freeze when very quickly starting and stopping playback.
- macOS: Homebrew FFmpeg installs are now found automatically
- macOS: Fixed Melda VST Plugin UI
- Building with VST3 support is now possible without Conan.
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