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<div style="background-color:#eeeeff; 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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==[[:Category:For Users|For Users]]==
 
==[[:Category:For Users|For Users]]==
  
  
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===Top Tutorials &amp; Tips===
 
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====Audio from...====
 
* [[Recording Tips|A microphone]]
 
* [[How to import CDs|CD]]
 
* [[Transferring tapes and records to computer or CD|Tapes or Records]]
 
* [[USB turntables|USB turntables/tape decks]]
 
* [[Recording audio playing on the computer|Streaming audio ("stereo mix")]]
 
* [[How to import files from iTunes|iTunes]]
 
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====Audio to...====
 
* [[Lame Installation|MP3]]
 
* [[How to burn CDs|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]]
 
* [[Changing the current language|Changing the Audacity language]]
 
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====Operating Systems====
 
* [[Mixer Toolbar Issues#cp|Windows system mixer]]
 
* [[Windows 7 OS|Windows 7]]  &amp; [[Windows Vista OS|Vista]]
 
* [[Mac Bugs|Mac OS X]]
 
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===Manual===
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*{{external|1=[http://audacityteam.org/manual/index.php?title=Main_Page Audacity Version 1.3.12 Manual]}}
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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/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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===Help===
 
===Help===
*[http://www.audacityteam.org/forum/ Ask on the forum]
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*[https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/faq.html Frequently Asked Questions] in the Audacity Manual
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*[[Community|The Audacity Community (summary)]]
 
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===Resources===
 
===Resources===
*[[CreatedUsingAudacity|User-created music]] & [[Music|more about music]]
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* [[Developer_News#linking|Label linking updates planned...]]
 
 
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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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Beyond Audacity - other applications that may be of use

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