Webopedia on Google+Webopedia on TwitterWebopedia on FacebookTech Bytes Blog
Main » TERM » A »

Audacity

Audacity is the name of a popular open source multilingual audio editor and recorder software that is used to record and edit sounds. It is free and works on Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems.

Audacity can be used to perform a number of audio editing and recording tasks such as making ringtones, mixing stero tracks, transferring tapes and records to computer or CD, splitting recordings into separate tracks and more. The Audacity Wiki provides indepth tutorials on how to do these types of tasks in Audacity. Vendors can also freely bundle Audacity with their products or sell or distribute copies of Audacity under the GNU General Public License (GPL).

The latest release of Audacity (March 2011) is 1.3.12 (Beta) with the main release being Audacity 1.2.6.







TECH RESOURCES FROM OUR PARTNERS
DID YOU KNOW?
Who's Moving Ahead in Cloud Computing?

The future remains, well, cloudy. But either way: Amazon, look out. Microsoft is gaining fast. Read More »

Hype Versus Action in the Developer's World

Often times technologies start as hype but with time become adopted. As a developer or technologist, it is worth reading the hype and knowing the... Read More »

Microsoft Hyper-V Network Virtualization Q&A

The top 5 Hyper-V questions with answers provided by Nirmal Sharma, a MCSEx3, MCITP and Microsoft MVP in Directory Services. Read More »

QUICK REFERENCE
How to Create a Desktop Shortcut to a Website

This Webopedia guide will show you how to create a desktop shortcut to a website using Firefox, Chrome or Internet Explorer (IE). Read More »

Flash Data Storage Vendor Trends

Although it is almost impossible to keep up with the pace of ongoing product releases, here are three recent highlights in the flash data storage... Read More »

15 Important Big Data Facts for IT Professionals

Keeping track of big data trends, research and statistics gives IT professionals  a solid foundation to plan big data projects. Here are 15... Read More »