Audacity is a free, open source, cross-platform, easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and other operating systems.
Audacity can record live audio through a microphone or mixer, or digitize recordings from other media. See how you can record system audio in Windows 10 with Audacity.
Easy editing with Cut, Copy, Paste and Delete. Also unlimited sequential Undo (and Redo) in the session to go back any number of steps.
Import, edit, and combine sound files. Export your recordings in many different file formats, including multiple files at once.
Real-time preview of LADSPA, LV2, VST and Audio Unit (macOS) effects. Plug-in Manager handles plug-in installation and addition/removal of effects and generators from the menus.
Spectrogram view mode for visualizing and selecting frequencies. Plot Spectrum window for detailed frequency analysis. Support for Vamp analysis plug-ins.
Download & Availability
Download this free audio recorder and editor from its website here.
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