Audacity is a free, easy-to-use and multilingual audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems. You can record sounds, play sounds, import and export WAV, AIFF, AAC, MP4, Ogg Vorbis, and MP3 files, and more. Use it to edit your sounds using Cut, Copy and Paste (with unlimited Undo), mix tracks together, apply effects to your recordings, change the speed or pitch of a recording, and really much more.
Audacity enables FLAC support. 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, Wahwah, and Noise Removal, and it also supports VST plug-in effects.
Audacity is without a doubt one of the best and easiest digital audio editors on the market and it will meet any requirement at 100% no matter if it is home or professional audio edition.
Audacity Key Features
- Cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together.
- Record live audio.
- Supports 16-bit, 24-bit, and 32-bit (floating point) samples (the latter preserves samples in excess of full scale).
- Record computer playback on Windows Vista and later by choosing “Windows WASAPI” host in Device Toolbar then a “loopback” input.
- Import and Export WAV, AIFF, AU, FLAC, and Ogg Vorbis files.
- Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs.
- Edit WAV, AIFF, FLAC, MP2, MP3 or Ogg Vorbis sound files.
- Import and export AC3, M4A/M4R (AAC) and WMA with the optional FFmpeg library (this also supports import of audio from video files).
- Numerous effects including change speed or pitch and vocal reduction or isolation (given suitable stereo tracks).
- And more! See the complete list of features.
What’s New in Audacity 2.3.1:
- Audacity now supports 64-bit Mac.
- Over 20 bugs fixed since 2.3.0, including:
- A crashing bug on Linux that made Audacity 2.3.0. unsuitable for Linux.
- Crash on Mac when right-clicking on the label.
- Problems with Change Pitch, including not remembering parameter values.
- Options and preferences:
- Microfades are now an opt-in feature. They were always on in 2.3.0.
- The advanced vertical zooming option is now available in the View->Zoom menu.
- Regular interval labels now support range labels.
Supported Operating Systems:
- Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10.
- Intel Macs running OS X 10.7 and later and macOS 10.12 Sierra, 10.13 High Sierra, and 10.14 Mojave.
Windows 10 may require appropriate audio drivers.
Size: 21.7 MB