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! Notes and key changes
 
! Notes and key changes
 
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|{{Versionc|[[Release Notes 3.0.2|3.0.2]]}}
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|{{Versionc|[[Release Notes 3.2.1|3.2.1]]}}
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|05 Oct 2022
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|Patch release. Fixes some crashes and improves FFmpeg handling on macOS.
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|{{Versiono|[[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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|{{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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|{{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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|{{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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|{{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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|{{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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|{{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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|{{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. Default Windows version is 64-bit.
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|{{Versiono|[[Release Notes 3.0.2|3.0.2]]}}
 
|19 Apr 2021
 
|19 Apr 2021
 
|Bug fixes and new macro output preference.
 
|Bug fixes and new macro output preference.
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===Support===
 
===Support===
The following operating systems are fully supported platforms for current Audacity 3.0.2  
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The following operating systems are fully supported platforms for current Audacity.   
  
 
We will provide full support for these, including bug logging and bug fixing:
 
We will provide full support for these, including bug logging and bug fixing:
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Windows_10 Windows 10]
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*Windows
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**Windows 10
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**Windows 11
 
*macOS
 
*macOS
**macOS 11 Bug Sur
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**macOS 12 Monterey
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**macOS 11 Big Sur
 
**macOS 10.15 Catalina
 
**macOS 10.15 Catalina
 
**macOS 10.14 Mojave
 
**macOS 10.14 Mojave
 
**macOS 10.13 High Sierra
 
**macOS 10.13 High Sierra
 
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*Linux
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**Ubuntu 20.04
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**Ubuntu 21.10
 
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<div id="compatibility"></div>
  
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| rowspan="5" | [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Windows Windows]
 
| 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]
| '''3.0.2'''
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| '''latest'''
 
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| '''[https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Windows_Vista Vista]'''
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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]
| '''3.0.2'''
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| '''latest'''
 
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| [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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| rowspan="4" | [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=macOS macOS]
 
| 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_Big_Sur 11]'''
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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]'''
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| '''latest'''
 
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| [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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*[[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>]]  
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**[https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/windows_accessing_the_windows_sound_controls.html Using the Windows "Sound" control panel]  
 
*[[Mac OS X|macOS]]
 
*[[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
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If pre-releases are available, they'll be provided at https://github.com/audacity/audacity/releases
  
  
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===Released Versions===
 
===Released Versions===
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*[[New features in Audacity 3.1]]
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*[[New features in Audacity 3.0.4]] - hotfix
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*[[New features in Audacity 3.0.3]]
 
*[[New features in Audacity 3.0.2]]
 
*[[New features in Audacity 3.0.2]]
 
* 3.0.1 was never released
 
* 3.0.1 was never released
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===Alpha version===
 
===Alpha version===
*[[New features in Audacity 3.0.3]]
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*[[New features in Audacity 3.1.0]]
 
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Latest revision as of 08:21, 8 November 2022

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The information on this page are likely out-of-date and will not be updated in the forseeable future. It may be removed at any time.



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