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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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{{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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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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==[[:Category:For Users|For Users]]==
 
==[[:Category:For Users|For Users]]==
  
  
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===Top Tutorials &amp; Tips===
 
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* [[How to import CDs|CD]]
 
* [[Transferring tapes and records to computer or CD|Tapes or Records]]
 
* [[USB turntables]]
 
* [[Recording audio playing on the computer|Audio playing on the computer]]
 
* [[How to import files from iTunes|iTunes]]
 
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* [[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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* [[Mixing stereo tracks to mono in your Project|Stereo to Mono]]
 
* [[Splitting recordings into separate tracks|How to split a recording into tracks]].
 
* [[Vocal Removal]]
 
* [[Noise Removal]]
 
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===Operating Systems===
 
* [[Mixer Toolbar Issues|Mixer Toolbar Issues on Windows]]
 
* [[Windows Vista OS|Windows Vista]]
 
* [[Windows Vista OS|Windows 7]]
 
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===Manual===
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*{{external|1=[http://audacityteam.org/manual/index.php?title=Main_Page Audacity Version 1.3.10 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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===Help===
 
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*[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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* [[Developer News|Planning for GSoC 2010 begins...]]
 
* [[Developer News|Audacity 1.3.10 released...]]
 
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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.

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