Audacity — simple free program with the ability to record and edit digital audio.

Audacity can record audio from a microphone built into the mixer’s OS or Line In, which allows using this program to record audio and digitize analog recordings from tapes or records. With some sound cards, you can also record streaming audio (Internet radio).

Audacity can be used to process (edit) all kinds of audio, including podcasts: normalization, cropping, and attenuation. You can change the speed and pitch of the recording. Also there are many functions for physical editing of several files (cutting, gluing, mixing). Among the supported formats: Ogg Vorbis, MP3, WAV and all formats supported by the libsndfile library.

Audacity Features for Windows

  • Recording from a microphone, line input or other sources with the ability to simultaneously listen to the available tracks.
  • Digitization of analog records (cassettes, records).
  • Import and export files in WAV, MP3, AIFF, AU, and Ogg Vorbis formats.
  • Import audio to MPEG (including MP2 and MP3 files) using libmad.
  • Basic operations for editing files (cutting, copying, pasting and deleting).
  • Changing and reducing an unlimited number of tracks.
  • Changing the pitch without changing the tempo.
  • Adjust the volume with the help of a compressor, amplification effect or normalization.
  • Removing static noise, hum, hissing and other permanent noise recording defects.
  • Detailed analysis of frequency characteristics and spectrographic display of tracks.
  • Various built-in effects (Echo, Phaser, Wahwah, Turn, etc.).
  • Create your own effects in Nyquist.
  • Mixing tracks with different quality characteristics with automatic conversion to specified characteristics in real time.
Windows 10, 8, 7, XP
February 21, 2018

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