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Revision as of 15:34, 26 August 2021



This page provides a comprehensive overview of all the Audacity versions. Links to relevant Release Notes are mostly available, plus an archive of the recent "What's New" pages (only available from Audacity 2.1.3 onwards).

Contents

  1. Audacity Releases
  2. Support and Compatibility
  3. Audacity alpha and Release Candidate testing
  4. Archive of "New Features" documents


Audacity Releases

Click the version number to see the Release Notes for that version - but note that some of the earlier ones are missing,



Support and Compatibility

Support

The following operating systems are fully supported platforms for current Audacity.

We will provide full support for these, including bug logging and bug fixing:

  • Windows 10
  • macOS
    • macOS 11 Big Sur
    • macOS 10.15 Catalina
    • macOS 10.14 Mojave
    • macOS 10.13 High Sierra

Compatibility

The following table shows the latest version of Audacity that should operate correctly on any given Windows or macOS operating system.

Unless they are listed above these are not supported. We will not accept bug reports or fix bugs against any issues raised by running older versions of Audacity on End-Of-Life operating systems that are no longer supported by Microsoft or Apple.

You may ask for help with these on the Audacity Forum and we will do our best to help you if we can.

Latest compatible Audacity version, by platform.
system (OS) OS version Audacity version
Windows 7, 8 and 10 3.0.4
Vista 3.0.4
XP with SSE2 CPU 2.1.3
2000 2.0.6
98 and ME 2.0.0
macOS 10.7 to 11 3.0.4
10.6 (Universal) 2.2.2
10.5 (Universal) 2.1.1
10.4 (Universal) 2.0.6
Mac OS X 10.0 1.2.6a
Classic Mac OS Mac OS 9 1.0.0

Operating System Help


Audacity alpha and Release Candidate testing

To be provided


Archive of "New Features" documents

Released Versions

Older Releases

The following page has a history of Audacity changes from 1.1 through 1.3.2


Alpha version