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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 user-editable [[Help:Contents|wiki]] for {{external|[http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ Audacity]}}<sup>&reg;</sup> - a free, [[Audacity Awards|award-winning]] open source program for recording and editing sound.  Audacity runs on Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux and other operating systems.</span><br clear=all>
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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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Find pages: ''by [[:Category:Category|category]], by [[Special:Popularpages|popularity]], [[Special:PrefixIndex|all pages]],'' [http://wiki.audacityteam.org/index.php?title=Special%3AAllpages&from=&namespace=2 user home pages]
 
 
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==[[:Category:For Users|For Users]]==
 
==[[:Category:For Users|For Users]]==
  
  
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===Top Tutorials &amp; Tips===
 
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====Audio from...====
 
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<li style="float:left"> [[Recording Tips|A microphone]]<span style="margin-left:1.8em"><li style="float:left"></span> [[Recording Multi-track Overdubs|Multi-track Overdub recording]]
 
<li style="clear:both"> [[How to import CDs|Audio CD]]
 
<li> [[Transferring tapes and records to computer or CD|Tapes or Records]]
 
<li> [[USB turntables|USB turntables/tape decks]]
 
<li> [[Recording audio playing on the computer|Streaming audio ("stereo mix")]]
 
<li> [[How to import files from iTunes|iTunes]]</ul>
 
 
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====Audio to...====
 
* [[Lame Installation|MP3]]
 
* [[How to burn CDs|Audio CD]]
 
* [[Creating a simple voice and music Podcast with Audacity|Podcast]] 
 
* [[Making Ringtones|Ringtones]]
 
* [[Exporting your Audacity Project into iTunes and iPod|iTunes and iPod]]
 
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====Tips and Troubleshooting====
 
* [[Troubleshooting Recordings|Recording Troubleshooter]] & [[Recording Tips]]
 
* [[Splitting recordings into separate tracks|How to split a recording into tracks]]
 
* [[Vocal Removal|Removing Vocals]]  &amp; [[EffectsTips|Other Effects]]
 
* [[Changing the current language|Changing the Audacity language]]
 
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====Operating System Help====
 
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<li> Use the [[Mixer Toolbar Issues#cp|Windows system mixer]] to enable inputs
 
<li style="float:left">[[Windows 8 OS|Windows 8]]<span style="margin-left:1.8em"><li style="float:left"></span>[[Windows 7 OS|Windows 7]]<span style="margin-left:1.8em"><li style="float:left"></span>[[Windows Vista OS|Windows Vista]]</ul>
 
<ul style="clear:both; line-height:0.9em"><li style="float:left">[[Mac Bugs|Mac OS X]]<span style="margin-left:1.8em"><li style="float:left"></span>[[Linux Issues|Linux]]</ul>
 
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<div style="float:right">''...All [[:Category:Tutorial|Tutorials]] &amp; [[:Category:Tips|Tips]]''</div>
 
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===Manuals===
 
===Manuals===
*[http://manual.audacityteam.org/o/ Online Audacity Manual]  
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*[http://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/unzipping_the_manual.html Downloadable Manual for Audacity]  
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*[https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/unzipping_the_manual.html Downloadable Manual for Audacity]
*[http://manual.audacityteam.org/man/Main_Page Online Audacity alpha development Manual]  
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*[https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/tutorials.html Tutorials in the Audacity Manual]
*[http://audacity.sourceforge.net/manual-1.2/ Online legacy Audacity 1.2 Manual]
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===Help===
 
===Help===
*[http://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/faq.html Frequently Asked Questions] in the Audacity Manual
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*[https://forum.audacityteam.org/ Ask on the Audacity Forum]
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* [[About Audacity|Brief overview]] of Audacity
 
*[[Community|The Audacity Community (summary)]]
 
*[[Community|The Audacity Community (summary)]]
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*[https://www.audacityteam.org/community/translators/ In other Languages]
 
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===Resources===
 
===Resources===
*[[CreatedUsingAudacity|User-created music]] & [[Music|more about music]]
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*[https://audacityteam.org/ Audacity website]
*[[Books about Audacity]]  
 
 
*[[Plug-ins|Effects Plug-ins]]
 
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===Participation===
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*[[Reporting Bugs|Report Bugs]]
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*[[Audacity Versions|Overview of all the Audacity versions]]
*[[Feature Requests|Suggest Features]]
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**[[Audacity_Versions#releases|History]]
*[[Contribute|Help us with...]]
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*[[Recording from Cassette|Cassette Tape]]: some issues specific to recording from cassettes
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*[[Release Notes]]
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**[[Mixer Toolbar Issues|<span title="Selecting Audacity recording devices on Windows">Selecting Audacity recording devices</span>]]
*[[Patches|Patch Tracker]]
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====Beyond Audacity - other applications that may be of use====
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*[[:Category:GSoC|Google Summer of Code]]
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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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