Audacity

What Does Audacity Mean?

Audacity is an open-source digital audio tool that can be used on various operating systems including Windows, OS X and Linux. Created in 1999, Audacity has been a popular way to create music and other audio projects.

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Techopedia Explains Audacity

The Audacity open-source application offers a single-screen dashboard showing sampling screens with control tools for elements like volume and sharpness. Multitrack recording offers the possibility of correlating multiple tracks and mixing them down to a refined result. Available in many languages on a GNU license, Audacity is a preferred editor for millions of users around the world. It is relatively easy to add visual tracks to the screen, and use the mouse controls to manipulate each one for final results.

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