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*[[Multichannel Recording]] recording more than two separate channels of audio at once
 
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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 by asking on the [https://forum.audacityteam.org/viewforum.php?f=45 Audacity Forum].
 
*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]], [[Special:PrefixIndex|all pages]],'' [https://wiki.audacityteam.org/index.php?title=Special%3AAllpages&from=&namespace=2 user home pages]}}
 
*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'''] ''(obsolete)'' remains available, and also we no longer link to the [http://old.audacityteam.org/manual-1.2/ 1.2 Manual] ''(obsolete)'' }}
 
 
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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]
*[https://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man/tutorials.html Tutorials in the Audacity Manual]
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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]  
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*[[Audacity Tour Guide]]
*[http://audacityteam.org/manual/index.php?title=Glossary Glossary]
 
*[http://audacityteam.org/manual/index.php?title=Quick_Guide Quick Start]-->
 
 
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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]]
 
** [[Creating your own Plug-in]]
 
** [[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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**[[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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====Tips and Troubleshooting====
 
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* [[AudioBook Mastering]]
 
* [[Ad Hoc Recording Studio]] - Some basic hints
 
* [[Ad Hoc Recording Studio]] - Some basic hints
*[[Hardware influence on recording quality]] - sound devices, connecting cables, microphones...etc    
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** [[Improving Recording Quality]]
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** [[Reducing noise]] 
 
* [[Managing Computer Resources and Drivers]] tips for recording without dropouts or clicks.
 
* [[Managing Computer Resources and Drivers]] tips for recording without dropouts or clicks.
**[[Updating Sound Device Drivers]] - Appropriate, up-to-date drivers, for your hardware, especially your sound device   
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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
* [[Improving Recording Quality]]
 
** [[Reducing noise]]
 
 
* [[Recording live sound: Acoustic]]
 
* [[Recording live sound: Acoustic]]
 
** [[Microphone Techniques for Voice]]
 
** [[Microphone Techniques for Voice]]
 
** [[Removing Artifacts|Popping Vocals]]
 
** [[Removing Artifacts|Popping Vocals]]
*[[Recording from Cassette|Cassette Tape]]: some issues specific to recording from cassettes
 
*[[Multichannel Recording]] recording more than two separate channels of audio at once
 
** [[ASIO Audio Interface]]
 
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* [[Audacity for blind users|Audacity for blind and visually impaired users]]
 
* [[Audacity for blind users|Audacity for blind and visually impaired users]]
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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]]
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*[[Mac OS X|Mac]]
 
 
*[[Linux Issues|Linux]]
 
*[[Linux Issues|Linux]]
  

Latest revision as of 14:58, 20 November 2021


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