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{{ednote|'''Peter 22Apr15:''' Links throughout the Wiki to Sourceforge will need replacing to [http://web.audacityteam.org/ our Audacity site].
 
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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://web.audacityteam.org/ 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 Microsoft Windows, macOS, GNU/Linux and other operating systems.</span><br clear=all>
 
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This '''Audacity Wiki''' is for the '''[http://web.audacityteam.org/download/ current version of Audacity]'''. It is '''''strongly''''' recommended that you use the current version in conjunction with the current [http://manual.audacityteam.org/o/ Audacity Manual].
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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].
*You can get help for any 2.0.x version by asking on the [http://forum.audacityteam.org/viewforum.php?f=45 Audacity Forum].
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*You can get help by asking on the [https://forum.audacityteam.org/viewforum.php?f=45 Audacity Forum].
*Find pages in this Wiki: ''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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*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]}}
<div style="position:relative;top:-10px;">{{alert|If you are using Audacity version 2.0.6 or earlier you will need to use the [http://legacywiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Audacity_Legacy_Wiki_Home_Page '''Legacy Wiki'''].}}</div>
 
 
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===Manuals===
 
===Manuals===
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*[https://manual.audacityteam.org/o/ Online Audacity Manual]  
*[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://web.audacityteam.org/manual-1.2/ Online legacy Audacity 1.2 Manual] ''(obsolete)''
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*[[Audacity Tour Guide]]
*[http://audacityteam.org/manual/index.php?title=Glossary Glossary]
 
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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]
*[http://www.audacityteam.org/forum/ Ask on the forum]
 
*[[Irc|IRC Channel]]
 
 
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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===
 
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*[https://audacityteam.org/ Audacity website]
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*[[Plug-ins|Effects Plug-ins]]
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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]]
 
*[[CreatedUsingAudacity|User-created music]] and [[Music|more about music]]  
 
*[[CreatedUsingAudacity|User-created music]] and [[Music|more about music]]  
*[[Plugins|Effects Plugins]]
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*[[Books about Audacity]] ''(some obsolete)''
*[[Books about Audacity]] ''(obsolete versions)''
 
*[http://legacywiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Audacity_Legacy_Wiki_Home_Page Legacy Wiki] ''(for other than [http://web.audacityteam.org/download/ current Audacity])''
 
 
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===Participation===
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===Versions===
*[[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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**[[Audacity_Versions#compatibility|Compatibility]]
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* [[Audacity_Versions#whatsnew|What's New in Audacity?]]
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===Tips and extra Tutorials ===
 
''The main set of Tutorials can be found in the [http://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/tutorials.html Audacity Manual]''
 
 
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<li> [http://manual.audacityteam.org/man/Tutorial_-_Your_First_Recording A microphone] and [http://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/tutorial_recording_multi_track_overdubs.html Multi-track Overdub recording]
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==[[Contribute|For Contributors]]==
<li> [http://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/tutorial_how_to_import_cds.html Audio CD]
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<li> [http://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/tutorial_copying_tapes_lps_or_minidiscs_to_cd.html Tapes or Records] and [[USB turntables|USB turntables/tape decks]]
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<li> [http://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/tutorial_recording_audio_playing_on_the_computer.html Streaming audio ("stereo mix")]
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====Audio to...====
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* [[MP3]] using the [http://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/faq_installation_and_plug_ins.html#How_do_I_download_and_install_the_LAME_MP3_encoder.3F LAME MP3 encoder]
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* [http://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/burning_music_files_to_a_cd.html Audio CD]
 
* [http://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/tutorial_mixing_a_narration_with_background_music.html Podcast] 
 
* [http://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/tutorial_making_ringtones.html Ringtones]
 
* [http://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/tutorial_exporting_to_itunes.html iTunes and iPod]
 
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====Tips and Troubleshooting====
 
====Tips and Troubleshooting====
* [[Recording Tips]]
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* [[AudioBook Mastering]]
* [http://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/faq_recording_troubleshooting.html Recording Troubleshooter]
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* [[Ad Hoc Recording Studio]] - Some basic hints
* [http://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/languages.html Changing the Audacity language]  
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* [[Hardware influence on recording quality]] - sound devices, connecting cables, microphones...etc 
* [http://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/index_of_effects_generators_and_analyzers.html EffectsTips]
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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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* [[Recovering crashes manually]] - for Audacity 2.4.2 or earlier
 
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====Operating System Help====
 
====Operating System Help====
*Use the [[Mixer Toolbar Issues#cp|Windows system mixer]] to enable inputs
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*[[Windows 10 OS|Windows 10]],&nbsp; &nbsp; [[Windows 8 OS|Windows 8]], &nbsp; &nbsp;[[Windows 7 OS|Windows 7]]
*[[Windows 8 OS|Windows 8]], &nbsp; &nbsp;[[Windows 7 OS|Windows 7]], &nbsp; &nbsp;[[Windows Vista OS|Windows Vista]]
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*[[Mac OS X|Mac OS X]]
 
 
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*[[Linux Issues|Linux]]
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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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==[[:Category:For Developers|For Developers]]==
 
 
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*[[Release Notes]]
 
*[[Bug Lists]]
 
*[[Patches|Patch Tracker]]
 
*[[Code Review Triage|Code Review]]
 
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*[[Next Release]]
 
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*[[:Category:Feature Planning|Planning]]
 
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*[[Experimental Modules]]
 
*[[:Category:GSoC|Google Summer of Code]]
 
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Revision as of 17:00, 7 October 2021


Welcome to the Wiki for Audacity ® - a free, award-winning open source application for recording and editing sound. Audacity runs on Microsoft Windows, macOS, 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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