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Audacity Resampling

Q: I'd like to know which resampling algorithm does audacity use. I`m studying resampling for my thesis and I`m testing Audacity resampler` influence on perceived audio quality..

A: Audacity uses the resampling algorithm from Julius Orion Smith's Resample project. Audacity also contains code to use libsamplerate, but we can't distribute librample with Audacity because of licensing issues.

See these discussions for more information on our choice of resampling algorithms: