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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://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 Microsoft Windows, macOS, 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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*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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Find pages: ''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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===Manuals===
 
===Manuals===
*[http://manual.audacityteam.org/o/ Online Audacity Manual]  
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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://audacity.sourceforge.net/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===
 
===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]]  
*[[Plug-ins|Effects Plug-ins]]
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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 legacy and obsolete versions)
 
 
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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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* [[Creating a simple voice and music Podcast with Audacity|Podcast]] 
 
* [[Making Ringtones|Ringtones]]
 
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====Tips and Troubleshooting====
 
====Tips and Troubleshooting====
* [[Troubleshooting Recordings|Recording Troubleshooter]] and [[Recording Tips]]
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* [[AudioBook Mastering]]
* [[Splitting recordings into separate tracks|How to split a recording into tracks]]
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* [[Ad Hoc Recording Studio]] - Some basic hints
* [[Vocal Removal|Removing Vocals]] and [[EffectsTips|Other Effects]]
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* [[Hardware influence on recording quality]] - sound devices, connecting cables, microphones...etc 
* [[Changing the current language|Changing the Audacity language]]
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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====
 
====Operating System Help====
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<li> Use the [[Mixer Toolbar Issues#cp|Windows system mixer]] to enable inputs
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*[[Mac OS X|macOS]]
<li style="float:left">[[Windows 8 OS|Windows 8]]<span style="margin-left:1.8em"><li style="float:left"></span>[[Windows 7 OS|Windows 7]]<span style="margin-left:1.8em"><li style="float:left"></span>[[Windows Vista OS|Windows Vista]]</ul>
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*[[Linux Issues|Linux]]
<ul style="clear:both; line-height:0.9em"><li style="float:left">[[Mac Bugs|Mac OS X]]<span style="margin-left:1.8em"><li style="float:left"></span>[[Linux Issues|Linux]]</ul>
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====Beyond Audacity - other applications that may be of use====
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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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===Quality===
 
*[[Release Notes]]
 
*[[Bug Lists]]
 
*[[Patches|Patch Tracker]]
 
*[[Code Review Triage|Code Review]]
 
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===Development Activity===
 
*[[Proposals]]
 
*[[:Category:Feature Planning|Planning]]
 
*[[:Category:GSoC|Google Summer of Code]]
 
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Latest 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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