Audacity is a program that allows you to edit audio files. Editing tools allow you to cut songs, mix multiple songs, add filters, apply effects, change the speed of a song, and many more functions. It supports several formats: MP3, WAV, AIFF and Ogg Vorbis, among others.
Audacity includes a great number of features, among which we highlight: the possibility of recording live audio using a microphone, or recording any sound that is played on the computer by any application or game, with support for scheduled recording; Also allows you to convert tapes and recordings to digital sound using various sources, such as cassette tapes, vinyl records, or minidiscs. It is able to import and export to and from various audio formats.
This application allows you to select and apply various special effects during the editing process of a musical theme. It is possible to dissolve the sound smoothly with the tool called "envelope"; And also to remove background noises, whistles, humming, etcetera; Apply echo, phase, reverb, Wahwah and inversion. Another interesting feature is the ability to remove the voice of a song to preserve only the music.
In the official site of Audacity there are documentation and tutorials that help to correctly apply some of the functions we have listed.
Audacity 2.1.3 is the latest version (updated March 2017), which is available for Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10), Linux and Mac Os X; And you can download free.
The main novelty of this edition is the support for Windows 10, and without the need to install a complementary driver to solve the error "Internal PortAudio Error" that was given in the previous version.
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