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Audacity

Audacity is a free and open-source digital audio editor and recording application software

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Overview

Audacity imports sounds and music, puts sound effects against individual tracks and mixes things like music tracks and podcasts together. Audacity comes with many professional editing and recording functions. It’s possible to create both live recordings as well as cut tracks. In addition, Audacity has an audio toolbox with countless effects, an equalizer and frequency analysis on board.

Audacity is a digital audio editor with 1500+ stars on GitHub and is present in Software Repositories of major Linux distributions.

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Platform

 

Social

     

System Requirements

#MinimumRecommended
1RAM: 256MBRAM: 1GB
2Processor speed: 700MHzProcessor speed: 2GHz
#MinimumRecommended
1RAM: 1GB (2GB for OS X 10.7 and later or macOS)RAM: 2GB (4GB for OS X 10.7 and later or macOS)
2Processor speed: 1GHz (2GHz for OS X 10.7 and later or macOS)Processor speed: 2GHz
#MinimumRecommended
1RAM: 512MB to 1GBRAM: 2GB to 4GB
2Processor speed: 1GHzProcessor speed: 1GHz to 2GHz

Ratings

Aggregate
4.32 
 5

CNET 4.2 
 5
based on 799 reviews
CNET 4 
 5
based on professional's opinion
FileHippo 7.4 
 10
based on 140 reviews
FileHorse 8 
 10
based on 362 reviews
FossHub 5 
 5
based on 6985 reviews
G2CROWD 4.5 
 5
based on 220 reviews
Malavida 8 
 10
based on 148 reviews
PCMag 4 
 5
based on professional's opinion
Softonic 8 
 10
based on 11915 reviews
Softpedia 4.3 
 5
based on 414 reviews
SourceForge 4.6 
 5
based on 304 reviews
TechRadar 4.5 
 5
based on professional's opinion
TechSpot 4.8 
 5
based on 14 reviews
TopTenReviews 9.5 
 10
based on professional's opinion
Uptodown 4.5 
 5
based on 16 reviews

Developer

The Audacity Team

Written in

C, C++, Shell, Python

Initial Release

1 June 2000

License

GPL v2+

Alternatives

Digital Audio Editor

No alternative software available under 'Digital Audio Editor' category.


Notes

  • Legacy versions for Windows and mac are also available.

This page was last updated with commit: Now custom 'Remarks' are allowed instead of just 'Portable' in 'Get it'; all software's source files have been updated accordingly (0cb3959)