Audacity is a free, easy-to-use audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. You can use Audacity to:
- Record live audio.
- Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs.
- Edit Ogg Vorbis, MP3, WAV or AIFF sound files.
- Cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together.
- Change the speed or pitch of a recording.
- Add new effects with LADSPA plug-ins.
- AC3, M4A/M4R (AAC), WMA and other formats supported using optional libraries.
System Requirements: Audacity runs best with at least 1 GB RAM and a 1 GHz processor (2 GB RAM/2 GHz on OS X 10.7 or later). Where Audacity is to be used for lengthy multi-track projects, we recommend a minimum of 2 GB RAM and 2 GHz processor (4 GB RAM on OS X 10.7 or later).
Better user interface for Keyboard Preferences.
streamlining of several Menus.
LV2 now supported on all platforms, and improved VST settings interface.
Translations updated, including adding Tamil language.
Other improvements, including to import/export and ease of installation on Mac OS X.
User interface bug fixes to Region Restore, dragging selections, and many others
effects bug fixes to add missing effects to Chains, fix accuracy of Analyze > Contrast, fix accuracy of Noise Removal attack and decay, and improve speed of Nyquist effects on OS X and Linux.
Other bug fixes to Timeline after Loop Play, Transcription Toolbar, and Linux build issues.