Audacity 2.4.1

Audacity is a multi-track audio and sound editor. It can also record from various input devices, up to 24bit wavelength, using ALSA or JACK with latencies up to 384kHz. All common audio formats and encodings such as WAV, AIFF, AU, FLAC, OGG Vorbis, GSM, MP2, MP3, AC3, M4A/M4R (AAC) and WMA are supported. Audio layers allow cutting, editing, and applying or layering a wide range of effects. And Audacity is also cross-platform.

Tags desktop audio editing recording
License GNU GPL
State stable

Recent Releases

2.4.122 May 2020 17:45 minor feature: Begin 2.4.1 development. . More version number updates. . : Cross-project paste should duplicate block files. . comments. . Allow actions to use branches other than master. . CMake build of modules. . module build on Windows. . Update CMake for FreeBSD. . BUILD_LEVEL 2; Ready for release.
2.4.018 May 2020 08:05 minor feature: Audacity now runs on Mac Catalina. A new Time Toolbar showing current record/playback time has been split from the Selection Toolbar. It can be resized large. Presets for more effects can be imported and exported. A new Multi-View mode for tracks. In this mode both spectrogram and waveform views are shown at the same time. Opus available as a new audio export format on Windows and Linux. Easier to convert labels between point labels and range labels. New Loudness Normalization effect. New RMS measurement analyzer. New Noise Gate effect. New Spectral Delete effect. 2237 - Equalization effects have no Import or Export for curves. 2261 - Graphic EQ sliders have no frequency labels. 2265 - Track heights are reset to default on project re-opening. 2303 - Playback does not start at the saved cursor position on reopening a saved project. 2314 - Zoom in fail when playing.
2.3.323 Nov 2019 18:25 minor feature: Equalization effect now split into two effects, Filter Curve and Graphic EQ. Presets (using manage button) now active/working. Can now have two points at same frequency for steep steps. . Presets (using manage button) now active/working. Can now have two points at same frequency for steep steps. 'What you hear is what you get' for exports. Formerly the solo button. preferences could lead to differences in which tracks were exported. Leading silence (blank space) not skipped over in exports. Quality setting on AAC/M4A exports. Some confusing functionality removed (better achieved in other ways) Removed Nyquist Workbench (use built-in nyquist features) Removed Vocal Remover (use Vocal Reduction) Removed On-Demand aliased files (copy files instead) Removed 'Normalize on Load' (Normalize as needed on export, instead) . Removed Nyquist Workbench (use built-in nyquist features). Removed Vocal Remover (use Vocal Reduction). Removed On-Demand aliased files (copy files instead). Removed 'Normalize on Load' (Normalize as needed on export, instead). 2112 - Crash when opening Equalization settings in a Macro. 2127 - Crash deleting a track while in Record/Pause state. 2176 - Crash when attempting to time shift multiple tracks. 2141 - Tabbing between labels stopped working. 2200 - Refusal to export some large (4GB) files on size grounds.
2.3.209 May 2019 06:45 minor feature: 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. . 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.
2.3.111 Mar 2019 10:42 major bugfix: Support for 64-bit macOS. Linux is back. About 25 bugs fixed (since 2.3.1) 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.
2.1.031 Mar 2015 02:45 major feature: Audacity 2.1.0 replaces all previous versions. For a long time, we have wanted Real-Time Preview for effects. It seemed nearly unachievable without major restructuring. But with Audacity 2.1.0, we have it in LADSPA, VST, and Audio Unit (OS X) effects. Much improved Noise Reduction effect replaces Noise Removal. Lots of other improvements to effects, including: VST: FXB preset banks, hosting multiple plugins. All effects can now be used in Chains, and can be sorted on name, publisher, or class. Most Nyquist effects now have Preview button. Redesigned Meter Toolbars show a lot more information in smaller area. Spectral Selection in Spectrogram view.
2.0.514 Jul 2014 14:27 hidden: A wide range of bugfixes and feature additions were applied with release 2.0.5.