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<div style="background-color:#DFEAF9; border: 1px #aaa solid;padding-top:20px;padding-left:1em;padding-right:1em;padding-bottom:1em"><span style=" font-size:110%; font-weight:500">Welcome to the [[Help:Contents|Wiki]] for {{external|[https://web.audacityteam.org/ Audacity]}}<sup>&reg;</sup> - a free, [[Audacity Awards|award-winning]] open source application for recording and editing sound.  Audacity runs on Mac OS X/macOS, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux and other operating systems.</span><br clear=all>
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This '''Audacity Wiki''' is for the '''[https://web.audacityteam.org/download/ current version of Audacity]'''. It is '''''strongly''''' recommended that you use the current version in conjunction with the current [https://manual.audacityteam.org/o/ Audacity Manual].
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*You can get help by asking on the [https://forum.audacityteam.org/viewforum.php?f=45 Audacity Forum].
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*Find pages in this Wiki: ''by [[:Category:Category|category]], [[Special:PrefixIndex|all pages]],'' [https://wiki.audacityteam.org/index.php?title=Special%3AAllpages&from=&namespace=2 user home pages]}}
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==[[:Category:For Users|For Users]]==
  
==Experimental New Front Page==
 
 
I'm experimenting here with a new organisation for the front page of Audacity Wiki. It's based on Blender wiki front page:
 
 
http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Main_Page
 
 
They use MediaWiki too, but are using .css to style it.  This should mean we don't need to mix table formatting code in with the hierarchically organised topics.
 
 
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{{external|[http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ Audacity]}}<sup>&reg;</sup> is a free, {{external|[http://sourceforge.net/community/index.php/landing-pages/cca07/ award-winning]}} open source program for recording and editing sound.  It runs on Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. 
 
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==Audacity User's Documentation==
 
 
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===''Reference'' Documentation===
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===Manuals===
*{{external|1=[http://audacityteam.org/manual/index.php?title=Main_Page User's Manual]}}
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*[https://manual.audacityteam.org/o/ Online Audacity Manual]  
*{{external|1=[http://audacityteam.org/manual/index.php?title=FAQ FAQ]}}
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*[https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/unzipping_the_manual.html Downloadable Manual for Audacity]
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*[https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/tutorials.html Tutorials in the Audacity Manual]
*{{external|1=[http://audacityteam.org/manual/index.php?title=Glossary Glossary]}}
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*[https://alphamanual.audacityteam.org/man/Main_Page Online Audacity alpha development Manual]  
*{{external|1=[http://audacityteam.org/manual/index.php?title=Quick_Guide Quick Start]}}
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*[[Audacity Tour Guide]]
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===Help===
===Support===
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*[https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/faq.html Frequently Asked Questions] in the Audacity Manual
*[http://www.audacityteam.org/forum/ Forums]
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*[https://forum.audacityteam.org/ Ask on the Audacity Forum]
*[[Irc|IRC Channel]]
 
 
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*[[Reference/Reference|Reference]]
 
*[[Reference/Reference|Reference]]
 
*[[Release Notes|Release Notes]]-->
 
*[[Release Notes|Release Notes]]-->
*[[Community|Summary of Community Lists]]
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* [[About Audacity|Brief overview]] of Audacity
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*[[Community|The Audacity Community (summary)]]
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*[https://www.audacityteam.org/community/translators/ In other Languages]
 
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===Resources===
 
===Resources===
*[[Music]]
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*[https://audacityteam.org/ Audacity website]
*[[Plug-ins|Effects Plugins]]
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*[[Plug-ins|Effects Plug-ins]]
*[[Scripts]]
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** [[Creating your own Plug-in]]
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** [[Plug-ins that crash Audacity or fail to work properly in Audacity|Plug-ins that crash or fail in Audacity]]
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*[[CreatedUsingAudacity|User-created music]] and [[Music|more about music]]  
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*[[Books about Audacity]] ''(some obsolete)''
 
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===Participation===
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===Versions===
*[[Reporting Bugs]]
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*[[Audacity Versions|Overview of all the Audacity versions]]
*[[Feature Requests|Suggesting Features]]
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**[[Audacity_Versions#releases|History]]
*[[Contribute|Helping with documentation, code and translation]]
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**[[Audacity_Versions#compatibility|Compatibility]]
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* [[Audacity_Versions#whatsnew|What's New in Audacity?]]
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<div style="float:right">''...[[:Category:For Users|Everything for Users]]''</div>
 
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===Tutorials===
 
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*[[Lame Installation|Installing LAME]] for MP3 export
 
*[[how to burn CDs|How to burn CDs]]
 
*''Up to four other featured tutorials here''.
 
*...index of all [[Tutorials]]
 
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==[[Contribute|For Contributors]]==
  
==Audacity Developer's Documentation==
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<!--|style="width:20%;"|[[File:Donate.png|80px|link=https://audacityteam.org/donate/|Donate]]
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|style="width:20%;"|[https://audacityteam.org/donate/ Donate]
  
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===''Reference'' Documentation===
 
*[[Developer_Guide#Platform_Specific_Guides|Building Audacity from Source]]
 
*[[ArchitecturalDesign|Audacity Architecture]]
 
*[[Developer Guide|New Developer's Guide]]
 
*[[Hacker's Guide]]
 
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===GSoC===
 
*[[:Category:GSoC|Summer of Code 2008]]
 
*[[Possible_GSoC_Mentors|List of Mentors]]
 
*[[GSoC_2008_Projects|List of Student Projects (2008)]]
 
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===Planning===
 
*[[Roadmap|Audacity Roadmap]]
 
*[[Release Checklist|Audacity Release Checklist]]
 
*[[Audacity Development Projects]]
 
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===Release Notes===
 
* [[Release_Notes/Notes246|Release Notes 1.25]]
 
* [[Release_Notes/Notes243|Release Notes 1.3 Alpha]]
 
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*[http://www.Audacity.org/documentation/246PythonDoc/index.html Python API Reference 2.46]
 
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* ''...more [[Developer News|developer news]]''
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==[[:Category:Tutorial|Tips]]==
  
==Audacity and Beyond==
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===Audacity in Use===
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====Tips and Troubleshooting====
* [[Audacity in Education|Audacity in Education]]
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* [[AudioBook Mastering]]
* [[CreatedUsingAudacity|Created using Audacity]]
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* [[Ad Hoc Recording Studio]] - Some basic hints
===Commercial===
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* [[Hardware influence on recording quality]] - sound devices, connecting cables, microphones...etc 
* [[AudacityVendors|Audacity Vendors]]
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** [[Improving Recording Quality]]
* [[VendorsThatBundleAudacity|Audacity in Commercial Products]]  
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** [[Reducing noise]] 
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* [[Managing Computer Resources and Drivers]] tips for recording without dropouts or clicks.
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** [[Updating Sound Device Drivers]] - Up-to-date drivers, for your hardware, especially your sound device 
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* [[Mixer Toolbar Issues]] - Using system and sound device control panels to fix configuration problems
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* [[Recording live sound: Acoustic]]
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** [[Microphone Techniques for Voice]]
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** [[Removing Artifacts|Popping Vocals]]
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*[[Recording from Cassette|Cassette Tape]]: some issues specific to recording from cassettes
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* [[Audacity for blind users|Audacity for blind and visually impaired users]]
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* [[Recovering crashes manually]] - for Audacity 2.4.2 or earlier
 
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===The Blue Yonder===
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====Operating System Help====
* [[Built with Audacity]]
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*[[Windows 10 OS|Windows 10]],&nbsp; &nbsp; [[Windows 8 OS|Windows 8]], &nbsp; &nbsp;[[Windows 7 OS|Windows 7]]
* [[SitesThatRecommendAudacity|Link exchange]]
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**[[Mixer Toolbar Issues|<span title="Selecting Audacity recording devices on Windows">Selecting Audacity recording devices</span>]]
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**[[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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*[[Mac OS X|Mac]]
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*[[Linux Issues|Linux]]
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====Beyond Audacity - other applications that may be of use====
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*[[MP3 Editing Tools]]
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*[[Audio Restoration]]
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* [[Vocal Removal Plug-ins]]
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*[[Creating Drum Tracks]]
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*[[Instrument tuners]]
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*[[Other Open Source Audio and Audio-Visual Applications]]
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*Other audio applications:&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Other Windows Applications|Windows]],&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Other Mac Applications|Mac]],&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Other GNU/Linux Applications|GNU/Linux]]
 
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Revision as of 16:22, 13 March 2021


Welcome to the Wiki for Audacity ® - a free, award-winning open source application for recording and editing sound. Audacity runs on Mac OS X/macOS, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux and other operating systems.
This Audacity Wiki is for the current version of Audacity. It is strongly recommended that you use the current version in conjunction with the current Audacity Manual.

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Tips and Troubleshooting

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