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Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Excellent
Average User Rating:
out of 799 votes out of 799 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.2.1
  • Total Downloads:
    6,797,263
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 07, 2017
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

Audacity provides you with a full set of tools that you can use to edit audio files and add effects through a clear and accessible interface. Users of all experience levels will benefit from this app's intuitive interface and nice list of features.

Pros

Excellent resources: Despite the clarity of the interface, it can take some time to learn your way around this program. Fortunately, the app comes with links to a large collection of different types of resources to help you learn how to use all of its features. There is a Quick Help Guide, a full Manual, a Wiki, and user Forums where you can ask questions and get feedback from other users. All online resources for this app are searchable as well, so you can find what you're looking for fast.

Lots of effects: The list of effects you can use on your audio files through this program is long and comprehensive. It includes items like Amplify, Auto Duck, Compressor, Hard Limiter, Leveler, and many more. You can also record your own voice directly through the app to add into an existing recording.

Cons

Additional downloads: You can import and export files in multiple formats through this app. But in order to access the full range of file format options, you have to download and install several additional programs.

Bottom Line

Audacity is a versatile and comprehensive audio editing program. It runs smoothly, and the number of Help resources it comes with makes it a good choice for users of all experience levels. It is also completely free to download and use.

 
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Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.2.1
  • 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
  • See updated Manual and Release Notes for details.
General
Publisher Audacity Developer Team
Publisher web site http://web.audacityteam.org/
Release Date December 06, 2017
Date Added December 07, 2017
Version 2.2.1
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Audio Production & Recording Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 23.25MB
File Name audacity-win-2.2.1.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 6,797,263
Downloads Last Week 3,978
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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