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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>
==Experimental New Front Page==
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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].
I'm experimenting here with a new organisation for the front page of Audacity Wiki. It's based on Blender wiki front page:
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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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{{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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==[[:Category:For Users|For Users]]==
  
 
==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]
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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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===Help===
*[http://www.audacityteam.org/forum/ Forums]
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*[https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/faq.html Frequently Asked Questions] in the Audacity Manual
*[[Irc|IRC Channel]]
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*[[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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** [[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#whatsnew|What's New in Audacity?]]
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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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==Audacity Developer's Documentation==
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*[[The Feature Requests Pipeline|Audacity Feature Requests]]
 
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===Reference===
 
*[[Release Checklist|Release Checklist]]
 
*[[Comparative Analysis]]
 
*[[File Format List|File Format List]]
 
===Release Notes===
 
* [[Release_Notes/Notes246|Release Notes 1.25]]
 
* [[Release_Notes/Notes243|Release Notes 1.3 Alpha]]
 
  
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==What's Going On with Audacity?==
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===Audacity News===
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* [[Ad Hoc Recording Studio]] - Some basic hints
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* [[Hardware influence on recording quality]] - sound devices, connecting cables, microphones...etc 
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** [[Improving Recording Quality]]
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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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* [[Audacity for blind users|Audacity for blind and visually impaired users]]
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====Operating System Help====
* [[Developer News#GSoC|GSoC 2008 comes to a close...]]  
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*[[Windows 10 OS|Windows 10]],&nbsp; &nbsp; [[Windows 8 OS|Windows 8]], &nbsp; &nbsp;[[Windows 7 OS|Windows 7]]
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*[[Audio Restoration]]
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* [[Vocal Removal Plug-ins]]
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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 09:26, 25 August 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.

Tips

Tips and Troubleshooting

Operating System Help

Beyond Audacity - other applications that may be of use

...All Tutorials and Tips



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