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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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<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].
 
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 [https://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]],'' [https://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]}}
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'''For editors only''' the [https://legacywiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Audacity_Legacy_Wiki_Home_Page '''Legacy Wiki'''] remains available}}
 
 
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===Manuals===
 
===Manuals===
 
*[https://manual.audacityteam.org/o/ Online Audacity Manual]  
 
*[https://manual.audacityteam.org/o/ Online Audacity Manual]  
*[https://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]
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*[https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/tutorials.html Tutorials in the Audacity Manual]
 
*[https://alphamanual.audacityteam.org/man/Main_Page Online Audacity alpha development Manual]  
 
*[https://alphamanual.audacityteam.org/man/Main_Page Online Audacity alpha development Manual]  
*[http://old.audacityteam.org/manual-1.2/ 1.2 Manual] ''(obsolete)''
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*[[Audacity Tour Guide]]
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===Help===
 
===Help===
*[https://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/faq.html Frequently Asked Questions] in the Audacity Manual
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*[https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/faq.html Frequently Asked Questions] in the Audacity Manual
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*[https://forum.audacityteam.org/ Ask on the Audacity Forum]
 
*[https://forum.audacityteam.org/ Ask on the Audacity Forum]
 
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* [[About Audacity|Brief overview]] of Audacity
 
* [[About Audacity|Brief overview]] of Audacity
 
*[[Community|The Audacity Community (summary)]]
 
*[[Community|The Audacity Community (summary)]]
*[http://www.audacityteam.org/help/faq/ In other Languages]
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*[https://www.audacityteam.org/community/translators/ In other Languages]
 
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===Resources===
 
===Resources===
*[http://www.audacityteam.org/ Audacity website]
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*[https://audacityteam.org/ Audacity website]
 
*[[Plug-ins|Effects Plug-ins]]
 
*[[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]]  
*[[Books about Audacity]] ''(some obsolete)''
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*[[Books about Audacity]] ''(mostly obsolete)''
 
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**[[Audacity_Versions#releases|History]]
 
**[[Audacity_Versions#releases|History]]
 
**[[Audacity_Versions#compatibility|Compatibility]]
 
**[[Audacity_Versions#compatibility|Compatibility]]
**[[Preview Versions]]
 
 
* [[Audacity_Versions#whatsnew|What's New in Audacity?]]
 
* [[Audacity_Versions#whatsnew|What's New in Audacity?]]
  
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==[[Contribute|For Contributors]]==
 
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''The main set of Tutorials can be found in the [https://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/tutorials.html Audacity Manual]''
 
 
 
  
 
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* [https://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/tutorial_your_first_recording.html A microphone] and [https://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/tutorial_recording_multi_track_overdubs.html Multi-track Overdub recording]
 
*[https://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/tutorial_how_to_import_cds.html Audio CD]
 
*[https://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/tutorial_copying_tapes_lps_or_minidiscs_to_cd.html Tapes or Records] and [[USB turntables|USB turntables/tape decks]]
 
*[[Recording from Cassette|Recording from Cassette Tape]]: some issues specific to cassettes
 
*[https://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/tutorial_recording_audio_playing_on_the_computer.html Streaming audio ("stereo mix")]
 
*[[Sound Devices and Interfaces|<span title="Summarises known information about using Audacity with selected soundcards, recording/playback devices or audio interfaces that are believed to work well with Audacity">Sound Devices and Interfaces</span>]]
 
*[https://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/tutorial_how_to_import_files_from_itunes.html iTunes]
 
*[[Multichannel Recording]] recording more than two separate channels of audio at once
 
** [[ASIO Audio Interface]]
 
*[[Recording multi-track overdubs with specialist hardware]]
 
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* [[MP3|MP3 using the LAME encoder]]
 
** [[MP3#download|LAME Installation]]
 
* [https://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/burning_music_files_to_a_cd.html Audio CD]
 
* [https://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/tutorial_mixing_a_narration_with_background_music.html Podcast]
 
** [[How to publish a Podcast]] 
 
* [https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/tutorial_making_ringtones_and_ivr_messages.html Ringtones]
 
* [https://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/tutorial_exporting_to_itunes.html iTunes and iPod]
 
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====Tips and Troubleshooting====
 
====Tips and Troubleshooting====
* [[Bit Depth]] and [[Sample Rates]]
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* [[AudioBook Mastering]]
* [[Audio CD|Audio CDs (Compact Discs)]]
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* [[Ad Hoc Recording Studio]] - Some basic hints
* [[Recording Tips]]
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* [[Hardware influence on recording quality]] - sound devices, connecting cables, microphones...etc 
* [https://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/faq_recording_troubleshooting.html Recording Troubleshooter]
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** [[Improving Recording Quality]]
* [https://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/languages.html Changing the Audacity language]  
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** [[Reducing noise]]  
* [http://theaudacitytopodcast.com/tap005-my-secret-audacity-recipe-for-great-audio/ Chris’ Dynamic Compressor for managing perceived loudness]
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* [[Managing Computer Resources and Drivers]] tips for recording without dropouts or clicks.
* [[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 
* [[Vocal Removal Plug-ins]]
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* [[Mixer Toolbar Issues]] - Using system and sound device control panels to fix configuration problems
* [[Creating your own Plug-in]]
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** [[Microphone Techniques for Voice]]
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** [[Removing Artifacts|Popping Vocals]]
 
* [[Audacity for blind users|Audacity for blind and visually impaired users]]
 
* [[Audacity for blind users|Audacity for blind and visually impaired users]]
* [[Portable Audacity]]
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* [[Recovering crashes manually]] - for Audacity 2.4.2 or earlier
* [[Batch Processing|Batch Processing / Chains]]
 
* [[Enabling Note Track playback]]
 
 
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====Operating System Help====
 
====Operating System Help====
*[[Windows 10 OS|Windows 10]],&nbsp; &nbsp; [[Windows 8 OS|Windows 8]], &nbsp; &nbsp;[[Windows 7 OS|Windows 7]], &nbsp; &nbsp;[[Windows Vista OS|Windows Vista]]
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*[[Windows 10 OS|Windows 10]],&nbsp; &nbsp; [[Windows 8 OS|Windows 8]], &nbsp; &nbsp;[[Windows 7 OS|Windows 7]]
**[[Mixer Toolbar Issues|<span title="Selecting Audacity recording devices on Windows">Selecting Audacity recording devices</span>]]
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*[[Mac OS X|macOS]]
**[[Mixer Toolbar Issues#cp|<span title="Use the Windows &quot;Sound&quot; control panel to show, enable and configure playback and recording devices">Using the Windows "Sound" control panel</span>]]  
 
*[[Mac OS X|Mac]]
 
 
*[[Linux Issues|Linux]]
 
*[[Linux Issues|Linux]]
  
 
====Beyond Audacity - other applications that may be of use====
 
====Beyond Audacity - other applications that may be of use====
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*[[MP3 Editing Tools]]
 
*[[Audio Restoration]]
 
*[[Audio Restoration]]
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*[[Creating Drum Tracks]]
 
*[[Creating Drum Tracks]]
 
*[[Instrument tuners]]
 
*[[Instrument tuners]]
 
*[[Other Open Source Audio and Audio-Visual Applications]]
 
*[[Other Open Source Audio and Audio-Visual Applications]]
*Other audio 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]]
** [[Other Windows Applications|Windows]],&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Other Mac Applications|Mac]],&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Other GNU/Linux Applications|GNU/Linux]]
 
 
 
 
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Latest revision as of 14:58, 20 November 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.

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