Audacity is audio recording software with editing features such as noise filtering, distortion, and unique effects insertion. The latest version of Audacity includes effects, interface enhancements, Nyquist and libflac updates. Some bugs have also been fixed to help the software operate more smoothly. Audacity comes with links to a variety of sources to assist you in understanding how to use all of the program’s features. These resources include the Quick Help Guide, a full guide, Wiki and User Forums, in which you can ask questions and get feedback from other users.
Audacity is capable of recording and playing audio, and supports input and output files in WAV, AIFF, MP3 and OGG formats. The application supports you to edit audio with cut, copy, paste (unlimited undo), mix (mix) songs or use effects for recordings. In addition, Audacity allows recording speech or tracks, blending sounds together, adding effects and editing songs, along with noise reduction, for better sound. Audacity can save the sound through a song played from a computer, from a CD or any other music player. Audacity supports recording audio from 16 channels at once (provided the hard drive must support many different channels).
Features of Audacity
The software can record directly with a microphone or a combination set, or digitize recordings from cassettes or minidisc discs. Also, for some sound cards, Audacity may re-record the live audio file.
The Device Toolbar controls multiple input and output devices.
Level meters adjust the volume before, during, and after recording.
Record through microphone, input device, USB / Firewire device and some other devices.
Record on computers running Windows Vista and higher operating systems by selecting Windows WASAPI host in the Device Toolbar and then selecting the loopback input device.
Timer Record and Sound Activated Recording feature supported.
Combine songs to make special recordings.
Select the Windows WDM-KS and Audio to Buffer hosts in the Recording Preferences to record with very low latency on Windows supported devices.
Record at speeds up to 192,000 Hz (applicable only when selecting the appropriate hard drive and host). 384,000 Hz speed is only compatible with high resolution devices (note that Windows DirectSound host is limited to 200,000 Hz)
Record with 24-bit depth on Windows.
Record multiple channels at the same time.
Export and import files:
This software allows to import audio files, edit them and combine them with other recordings or new ones. At the same time, you can export recordings in a variety of file formats.
Export and import WAV, AIFF, AU, FLAC and Ogg Vorbis files
Import WAV or AIFF files on demand quickly.
Import and export all libsndfile supported file formats such as GSM 6.10, 32-bit and 64-bit float WAV and U / A-Law.
Import MPEG audio files.
Import the raw audio file using the Import Raw command.
Create WAV or AIFF files that can be printed to disc.
Export MP3 files.
Import and export AC3, M4A / M4R (AAC) and WMA format files.
Sound quality control:
Supports 16-bit, 24-bit, 32-bit audio.
Convert rate and format using high-quality conversion and mixing.
Automatically convert batches of songs with different rates or formats at the same time.
Simple editing tools: cut, copy, paste and delete.
Supports the ability to return to previous operations.
Edit and coordinate multiple songs together.
Allows to play multiple clips in a song.
Labeling feature for songs selected by Sycn-Lock to synchronize songs and labels.
Support drawing toolbar to change individual points.
Envelope toolbar support to decrease or gradually increase the volume.
Automatically recovers after the program stops working abnormally.