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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].
{{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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*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]]==
 
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===Tutorials &amp; Tips===
 
 
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*[[Lame Installation|Installing LAME]] for MP3 export
 
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===Manual===
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===Manuals===
*{{external|1=[http://audacityteam.org/manual/index.php?title=Main_Page Contents]}}
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*[https://manual.audacityteam.org/o/ Online Audacity Manual]  
*{{external|1=[http://audacityteam.org/manual/index.php?title=FAQ Frequently Asked Questions]}}
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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]  
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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/ Discussion Forum]
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*[[Community|Audacity Internet Community (summary)]]
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* [[About Audacity|Brief overview]] of Audacity
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*[https://www.audacityteam.org/community/translators/ In other Languages]
 
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===Resources===
 
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*[[Music]]
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*[https://audacityteam.org/ Audacity website]
*[[Plug-ins|Effects Plugins]]
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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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===Participation===
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*[[Audacity Versions|Overview of all the Audacity versions]]
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**[[Audacity_Versions#releases|History]]
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==Audacity &amp; Beyond==
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* [[Digital_Audio_Recommended_Articles|More about digital audio]].
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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.

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