Audacity Versions

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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).


  1. Audacity Releases
  2. 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,


Operating System Help

Latest compatible Audacity version, by platform.
system (OS) Minimum OS version Audacity version
(Client versions)
7, 8 and 10 2.2.1
XP with SSE2 CPU 2.1.3
2000 2.0.6
98 and ME 2.0.0
OS X 10.6 2.1.2
10.5 (Universal) 2.1.1
10.4 (Universal) 2.0.6
10.0 1.2.6a
Classic Mac OS Mac OS 9 1.0.0

Audacity alpha and Release Candidate testing

To be provided

Archive of "New Features" documents

Peter 07Nov17: Not sure whether to have the parent page or just list the (top level) archive documents here.
  • Peter 08Nov17: Decided to move them here for accessibility. When the list grows long we can think aboot a sub-page again.

Released Versions

Alpha version