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Audacity

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License:
Free
Language:
English
OS:
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
Latest version:
2.0.5 22/10/13
Last month's downloads:
16,772
Size:
21.3 MB
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Audacity is fully compatible with:

  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1

You'll also need:

Minimum requirements
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Processor: 300 MHz
Memory: 128 MB 512 MB
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Available languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • German
  • French
  • Arabic
  • Argentinean
  • Catalan
  • Chinese Simp
  • Chinese Trad
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • Euskera
  • Finnish
  • Gallego
  • Greek
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Swedish
  • Turkish
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Versions of Audacity

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Version License Language O.S. Download
Audacity 2.0.5 22/10/13 Free English
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
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Audacity 1.3.9 19/06/13 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
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Audacity 1.3.7 19/06/13 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
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Audacity 1.3.6 19/06/13 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
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Audacity 1.3.13 13/12/11 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
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Audacity 1.3.12 12/04/11 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
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Limitations

Free virtual studio for Windows computers

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Recent changes

  • Bug fixes for:
  • Interface
  • Excessive delay occurred when typing into labels in long projects.
  • Last digit of TimeText controls could not be manipulated in some formats.
  • (Windows, OS X) Play and Record shortcuts did not work after clicking in Device Toolbar.
  • (OS X, Linux) Crash occurred if Toolbars were reset during playback or recording.
  • Imports and Exports:
  • MP2 files were not importable without FFmpeg library or an import rule.
  • Files that could only be imported using FFmpeg imported as noise with no error message if FFmpeg was not available.
  • Files containing PCM audio but an incorrect extension (such as MP3) caused a freeze.
  • Effects and Analysis:
  • An empty command could be added to a Chain which then displayed a Nyquist error message when run.

Review last updated: 17/03/14

Pros
  • Works with all popular audio formats
  • Contains all relevant filters and tools
Cons
  • Crashes occasionally
  • Program interface no longer appropriate

"Powerful free alternative"

Very powerful for a free program, however, it does lack some features and is not very visually appealing.

There is also a small amount of learning required.

Pros
  • Has most of the same features as paid programs
  • 100% free
Cons
  • Poor UI

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