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==Contents==
 
==Contents==
 
#[[#releases|Audacity Releases]]
 
#[[#releases|Audacity Releases]]
#[[#compatibility|Compatibility]]
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#[[#support_and_compatibility|Support and Compatibility]]
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#*[[#support|Support]]
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#*[[#compatibility|Compatibility]]
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#*[[#os_help|Operating System Help]]
 
#[[#testing|Audacity alpha and Release Candidate testing]]
 
#[[#testing|Audacity alpha and Release Candidate testing]]
 
#[[#whatsnew|Archive of "New Features" documents]]
 
#[[#whatsnew|Archive of "New Features" documents]]
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<div id="releases"></div>
 
<div id="releases"></div>
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== Audacity Releases ==
 
== Audacity Releases ==
 
Click the version number to see the Release Notes for that version - but note that some of the earlier ones are missing,
 
Click the version number to see the Release Notes for that version - but note that some of the earlier ones are missing,
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! Notes and key changes
 
! Notes and key changes
 
|-
 
|-
|{{Versionc|[[Release Notes 2.3.0|2.3.0]]}}
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|{{Versionc|[[Release Notes 3.2|3.2.0]]}}
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|22 Sep 2022
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|Adding realtime effects and VST3 support
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|-
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 3.1.3|3.1.3]]}}
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|23 Dec 2021
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|Patch release. Various quality-of-life improvements and crash fixes.
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|-
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 3.1.2|3.1.2]]}}
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|16 Nov 2021
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|Hotfix release, fixing some crashes.
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|-
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 3.1.1|3.1.1]]}}
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|11 Nov 2021
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|Hotfix release, fixing FFMPEG imports and some crashes.
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|-
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 3.1|3.1.0]]}}
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|28 Oct 2021
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|A release focussed on usability improvements, adding clip handle bars, smart clips and reworking the looping feature.
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|-
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 3.0.5|3.0.5]]}}
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|29 Sep 2021
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|Hotfix release, possibly project-corrupting bug fixed.
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|-
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 3.0.4|3.0.4]]}}
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|24 Aug 2021
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|Hotfix release, possibly project-corrupting bug fixed.
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|-
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 3.0.3|3.0.3]]}}
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|26 Jul 2021
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|Bug fixes and an improved default spectrogram appearance. An official binary is now provided for Linux in the form of an AppImage. ​Optional update checking and error/crash reporting.
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|-
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 3.0.2|3.0.2]]}}
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|19 Apr 2021
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|Bug fixes and new macro output preference.
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|-
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 3.0.2|3.0.1]]}}
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|8 Apr 2021
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|3.0.1 had extra diagnostics to track down bugs, which it did, and was released only to developers. 
 +
|-
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 3.0.0|3.0.0]]}}
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|17 Mar 2021
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|Now using aup3 unitary project file format.  Over 160 bugs fixed.
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|-
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.4.2|2.4.2]]}}
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|26 Jun 2020
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|Updated library to wx3.1.3.  Over 30 bugs fixed.  New 'configuration reset' menu item.
 +
|-
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.4.1|2.4.1]]}}
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|21 May 2020
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|One [https://bugzilla.audacityteam.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2436 serious data-loss P1 bug] fixed. No new features
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|-
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.4.0|2.4.0]]}}
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|15 May 2020
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|Added Catalina support.  Added TimeToolbar.  Added Track Multi-view.  Loudness, Noise Gate and Spectral Delete effects. Over 100 bugs fixed. (release withdrawn)
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|-
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.3.3|2.3.3]]}}
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|22 Nov 2019
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|Equalization effect split into two.  Quality setting on ACC/M4A exports.  Major refactoring.  Over 150 bugs fixed.
 +
|-
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.3.2|2.3.2]]}}
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|13 May 2019
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|LAME built in. mod-script-pipe distributed with Audacity. 'Select' button in the track control panel. About 20 bugs fixed.
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|-
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.3.1|2.3.1]]}}
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|08 March 2019
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|Switch to 64-bit on macOS. Upgrade for Regular-Interval-Labels. About 25 bugs fixed.
 +
|-
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.3.0|2.3.0]]}}
 
|29 September 2018
 
|29 September 2018
 
|Upgrade to Macros, Play-at-Speed, Toolbars. Added Punch-and-Roll.  Many bugs fixed.
 
|Upgrade to Macros, Play-at-Speed, Toolbars. Added Punch-and-Roll.  Many bugs fixed.
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|Spectrogram improvements, including Spectral Reassignment.  First Version to use wxWidgets 3.0
 
|Spectrogram improvements, including Spectral Reassignment.  First Version to use wxWidgets 3.0
 
|-
 
|-
|{{Versionco|[[Release Notes 2.1.1|2.1.1-screen-reader]]}}
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.1.1|2.1.1-screen-reader]]}}
 
|15 July 2015
 
|15 July 2015
|Best Mac build for VI users / VoiceOver.  Uses wxWidgets 2.8.12, and not 3.0.
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|For a long time this was the best Mac build for VI users / VoiceOver, with older versions of macOS (pre-Mojave).  Uses wxWidgets 2.8.12, and not 3.0.  We've deprecated it now as it does not run on 64 bit.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.1.1|2.1.1]]}}
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.1.1|2.1.1]]}}
 
|15 July 2015
 
|15 July 2015
|Improvements to effects.  Faster editing.
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|Improvements to effects.  Faster editing.  Scrubbing and Seeking, including backwards play.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.1.0|2.1.0]]}}
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.1.0|2.1.0]]}}
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.0.6|2.0.6]]}}
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.0.6|2.0.6]]}}
 
|29 September 2014
 
|29 September 2014
|Redesigned key-binding preferences.
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|Redesigned key-binding preferences. Transport Menu now includes "Play/Stop" and "Play/Stop and Set Cursor"
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.0.5|2.0.5]]}}
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.0.5|2.0.5]]}}
 
|21 October 2013
 
|21 October 2013
|Tracks menu added
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|Tracks menu added.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.0.4|2.0.4]]}}
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.0.4|2.0.4]]}}
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.0.3|2.0.3]]}}
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.0.3|2.0.3]]}}
 
|21 January 2013
 
|21 January 2013
|Improvements to Time Tracks.
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|Improvements to Time Tracks. New effects: Studio Fade Out, Adjustable Fade.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.0.2|2.0.2]]}}
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.0.2|2.0.2]]}}
 
|24 August 2012
 
|24 August 2012
|Improvements to toolbars
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|Improvements to toolbars. Improvements and some bug fixes to Nyquist effects.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.0.1|2.0.1]]}}
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.0.1|2.0.1]]}}
 
|29 June 2012
 
|29 June 2012
|Improvements to shortcuts.
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|Improvements to shortcuts. Nyquist Effect plug-ins can now be added to Chains. CleanSpeech Mode removed.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.0.0|2.0.0]]}}
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 2.0.0|2.0.0]]}}
 
|13 March 2012
 
|13 March 2012
|First stable version after a very long time in beta.
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|First stable version after a very long time in beta.  Device Toolbar to manage inputs and outputs. Timer Record. Mixer Board view with per-track VU meters.  
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 1.3.14|1.3.14]]}}
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 1.3.14|1.3.14]]}}
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 1.3.8|1.3.8]]}}
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 1.3.8|1.3.8]]}}
 
|17 July 2009
 
|17 July 2009
|
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|VST Effects now display GUI by default. Faster Equalization and Noise Removal; improved Truncate Silence and Click Track.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 1.3.7|1.3.7]]}}
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 1.3.7|1.3.7]]}}
 
|28 January 2009
 
|28 January 2009
|
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|High-quality "Sliding Time Scale/Pitch Shift" effect. Audio Contrast Analyzer for testing audio for WCAG2 accessibility compliance.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 1.3.6|1.3.6]]}}
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 1.3.6|1.3.6]]}}
 
|24 October 2008
 
|24 October 2008
|Contains work by Google Summer of Code 2008.
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|Contains work by Google Summer of Code 2008. FFmpeg support. On-demand loading of uncompressed files.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 1.3.5|1.3.5]]}}
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 1.3.5|1.3.5]]}}
 
|8 May 2008
 
|8 May 2008
|
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|New feature to record onto the end of an existing track. New keyboard shortcuts and improved menu navigation.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 1.3.4|1.3.4]]}}
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 1.3.4|1.3.4]]}}
 
|13 November 2007
 
|13 November 2007
|
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|Support for VAMP analysis plug-ins. New command "Mix and Render to New Track".  Improvements to many effects.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 1.3.3|1.3.3]]}}
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 1.3.3|1.3.3]]}}
 
|18 May 2007
 
|18 May 2007
|
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|Improvements to many effects. New Auto Duck effect. New DTMF Tone generator. Major speed improvement in Spectrogram rendering.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 1.3.2|1.3.2]]}}
 
|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 1.3.2|1.3.2]]}}
 
|30 October 2006
 
|30 October 2006
|
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|Timer recording. Auto-save and automatic crash recovery. Improved batch processing.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|1.3.1}}
 
|{{Versiono|1.3.1}}
 
|26 September 2006
 
|26 September 2006
|
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|Release Notes not available.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|1.3.0}}
 
|{{Versiono|1.3.0}}
 
|28 November 2005
 
|28 November 2005
|
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|Release Notes not available.
 
|-
 
|-
|{{Versiono|[[1.2.x Release Notes|1.2.5]]}}
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 1.2.x#126|1.2.6]]}}
 +
|13 November 2006
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|Fixed memory leaks on Windows. Corrected font size problems. FLAC import now works correctly.
 +
|-
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 1.2.x#125|1.2.5]]}}
 
|30 October 2006
 
|30 October 2006
|
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|An official Intel Mac version. Clearer indication of remaining free disk space. Several new and updated translations.
 
|-
 
|-
|{{Versiono|[[1.2.x Release Notes|1.2.4]]}}
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 1.2.x#124|1.2.4]]}}
 
|28 November 2005
 
|28 November 2005
|
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|File menu now includes a list of recent files. Dragging sound files into Audacity now works on Mac OS X and Linux, as well as Windows.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|1.2.3}}
 
|{{Versiono|1.2.3}}
 
|19 November 2004
 
|19 November 2004
|
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|Release Notes not available.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|1.2.2}}
 
|{{Versiono|1.2.2}}
 
|26 August 2004
 
|26 August 2004
|
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|Release Notes not available.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|1.2.1}}
 
|{{Versiono|1.2.1}}
 
|9 May 2004
 
|9 May 2004
|
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|Release Notes not available.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|1.2.0}}
 
|{{Versiono|1.2.0}}
 
|3 March 2004
 
|3 March 2004
|
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|Release Notes not available.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|1.1.3}}
 
|{{Versiono|1.1.3}}
 
|21 March 2003
 
|21 March 2003
|
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|Release Notes not available.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|1.1.1}}
 
|{{Versiono|1.1.1}}
 
|21 November 2002
 
|21 November 2002
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|Release Notes not available.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|1.1}}
 
|{{Versiono|1.1}}
 
|11 June 2002
 
|11 June 2002
|
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|Release Notes not available.
 
|-
 
|-
|{{Versiono|1.0}}
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|{{Versiono|[[Audacity1.0|1.0]]}}
 
|11 June 2002
 
|11 June 2002
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|Release Notes not available.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|0.98}}
 
|{{Versiono|0.98}}
 
|25 March 2002
 
|25 March 2002
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|Release Notes not available.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|0.97}}
 
|{{Versiono|0.97}}
 
|10 October 2001
 
|10 October 2001
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|Release Notes not available.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|0.96}}
 
|{{Versiono|0.96}}
 
|29 July 2001
 
|29 July 2001
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|Release Notes not available.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|0.95}}
 
|{{Versiono|0.95}}
 
|26 April 2001
 
|26 April 2001
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|Release Notes not available.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|0.94}}
 
|{{Versiono|0.94}}
 
|10 February 2001
 
|10 February 2001
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|Release Notes not available.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|{{Versiono|0.93}}
 
|{{Versiono|0.93}}
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|First Version Available For Download
 
|First Version Available For Download
 
|-
 
|-
|{{Versiono|0.8}}
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|{{Versiono|[[Audacity0.8|0.8]]}}
 
|28 May 2000
 
|28 May 2000
|
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|Test version
 
|- class="sortbottom"
 
|- class="sortbottom"
 
| colspan="4"| {{VersionKey}}
 
| colspan="4"| {{VersionKey}}
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<noinclude>
 
<noinclude>
  
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<div id="support_and_compatibility"></div>
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==Support and Compatibility==
 +
<div id="support"></div>
 +
===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
 +
**Windows 10
 +
**Windows 11
 +
*macOS
 +
**macOS 12 Monterey
 +
**macOS 11 Big Sur
 +
**macOS 10.15 Catalina
 +
**macOS 10.14 Mojave
 +
**macOS 10.13 High Sierra
 +
*Linux
 +
**Ubuntu 20.04
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**Ubuntu 21.10
 
<div id="compatibility"></div>
 
<div id="compatibility"></div>
  
==Compatibility==
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===Compatibility===
</noinclude>
+
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.
 +
 
 
{| class="wikitable" style="text-align:center"
 
{| class="wikitable" style="text-align:center"
 
|+ Latest compatible Audacity version, by platform.
 
|+ Latest compatible Audacity version, by platform.
 
|-
 
|-
 
! [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Operating system] (OS)
 
! [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Operating system] (OS)
! Minimum OS version
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! OS version
 
! Audacity version
 
! Audacity version
 
|-
 
|-
| rowspan="4" | [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Windows Windows]<br/><small>(Client versions)</small>
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| rowspan="5" | [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Windows Windows]
| [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Windows_7 7], [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Windows_8 8] and [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Windows_10 10]
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| [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Windows_8 8], [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Windows_10 10] and [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Windows_11 11]
| 2.3.0
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| '''latest'''
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|-
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| [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Windows_Vista Vista], [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Windows_7 7]
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| '''latest'''
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Windows_XP XP] <small>with SSE2 CPU</small>
 
| [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Windows_XP XP] <small>with SSE2 CPU</small>
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| 2.0.0
 
| 2.0.0
 
|-
 
|-
| rowspan="4" | [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=macOS macOS/OS X]
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| rowspan="4" | [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=macOS macOS]
| [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mac_OS_X_Lion 10.7] to [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MacOS_Mojave 10.14]
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| '''[https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mac_OS_X_Lion 10.7] to [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MacOS_Monterey 12]'''
| 2.3.0
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| '''latest'''
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mac_OS_X_Snow_Leopard 10.6] <small>(Universal)</small>
 
| [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mac_OS_X_Snow_Leopard 10.6] <small>(Universal)</small>
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| 2.0.6
 
| 2.0.6
 
|-
 
|-
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| [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mac_OS_X_10.0 Mac OS X]
 
| [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mac_OS_X_10.0 10.0]
 
| [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mac_OS_X_10.0 10.0]
 
| 1.2.6a
 
| 1.2.6a
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| 1.0.0
 
| 1.0.0
 
|}
 
|}
<noinclude>
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====Operating System Help====
+
<div id="os_help"></div>
 +
 
 +
===Operating System Help===
 
*[[Windows 10 OS|Windows 10]],&nbsp; &nbsp; [[Windows 8 OS|Windows 8]], &nbsp; &nbsp;[[Windows 7 OS|Windows 7]], &nbsp; &nbsp;[[Windows Vista OS|Windows Vista]]
 
*[[Windows 10 OS|Windows 10]],&nbsp; &nbsp; [[Windows 8 OS|Windows 8]], &nbsp; &nbsp;[[Windows 7 OS|Windows 7]], &nbsp; &nbsp;[[Windows Vista OS|Windows Vista]]
 
**[[Mixer Toolbar Issues|<span title="Selecting Audacity recording devices on Windows">Selecting Audacity recording devices</span>]]
 
**[[Mixer Toolbar Issues|<span title="Selecting Audacity recording devices on Windows">Selecting Audacity recording devices</span>]]
**[[Mixer Toolbar Issues#cp|<span title="Use the Windows &quot;Sound&quot; control panel to show, enable and configure playback and recording devices">Using the Windows "Sound" control panel</span>]]  
+
**[https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/windows_accessing_the_windows_sound_controls.html Using the Windows "Sound" control panel]  
*[[Mac OS X|Mac]]
+
*[[Mac OS X|macOS]]
 
*[[Linux Issues|Linux]]
 
*[[Linux Issues|Linux]]
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== Audacity alpha and Release Candidate testing ==
 
== Audacity alpha and Release Candidate testing ==
To be provided
+
If pre-releases are available, they'll be provided at https://github.com/audacity/audacity/releases
  
  
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===Released Versions===
 
===Released Versions===
 +
*[[New features in Audacity 3.1]]
 +
*[[New features in Audacity 3.0.4]] - hotfix
 +
*[[New features in Audacity 3.0.3]]
 +
*[[New features in Audacity 3.0.2]]
 +
* 3.0.1 was never released
 +
*[[New features in Audacity 3.0.0]]
 +
*[[New features in Audacity 2.4.2]]
 +
*[[New features in Audacity 2.4.1]]
 +
*[[New features in Audacity 2.4.0]]
 +
*[[New features in Audacity 2.3.3]]
 +
*[[New features in Audacity 2.3.2]]
 +
*[[New features in Audacity 2.3.1]]
 
*[[New features in Audacity 2.3.0]]
 
*[[New features in Audacity 2.3.0]]
 
*[[New features in Audacity 2.2.2]]
 
*[[New features in Audacity 2.2.2]]
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The following page has a history of Audacity changes from 1.1 through 1.3.2
 
The following page has a history of Audacity changes from 1.1 through 1.3.2
 
*[[Audacity_History_to_version_1.3.2|Audacity History to version 1.3.2]]
 
*[[Audacity_History_to_version_1.3.2|Audacity History to version 1.3.2]]
 +
 +
  
 
===Alpha version===
 
===Alpha version===
*[[New features in Audacity 2.3.1]]
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*[[New features in Audacity 3.1.0]]
 
</noinclude>
 
</noinclude>

Revision as of 11:15, 26 September 2022



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
    • Windows 10
    • Windows 11
  • macOS
    • macOS 12 Monterey
    • macOS 11 Big Sur
    • macOS 10.15 Catalina
    • macOS 10.14 Mojave
    • macOS 10.13 High Sierra
  • Linux
    • Ubuntu 20.04
    • Ubuntu 21.10

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 8, 10 and 11 latest
Vista, 7 latest
XP with SSE2 CPU 2.1.3
2000 2.0.6
98 and ME 2.0.0
macOS 10.7 to 12 latest
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

If pre-releases are available, they'll be provided at https://github.com/audacity/audacity/releases


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