What is Audacity?

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Audacity® is digital audio editing software. Audacity can be used to record and edit audio clips. These audio clips can be saved in multiple formats(.MP3,.AU,.WAV). MP3 are a common format for audio podcasts. Audacity is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems.

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Is there a cost associated with Audacity?


Can I download Audacity?

Yes. Audacity is available for Windows Mac and Linux.

Is additional software required to operate Audacity?

Yes. If you plan on converting your recordings to MP3 files to create audio podcasts, you will need the LAME MP3 Encoder.

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How do I use Audacity?

Listed below are links to the Audacity User Manual and Tutorials.

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Frequently Asked Questions

There are several places where you can find answers to questions regarding issues with Audacity.

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Do we offer Instructor-Led training for Audacity?

Yes. CCIT currently offers one-on-one instructor led training for employees. Please email to schedule training.

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System Requirements

Review the Microsoft Windows, Mac OS or Linux System Requirements for Audacity.

Additional Audacity Resources

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