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Audacity® is free, open source, cross-platform audio software for multi-track recording and editing.


Audacity is available for Windows®, Mac®, GNU/Linux® and other operating systems. Check our feature list, Wiki and Forum.


February 20th, 2018: Audacity 2.2.2 Released

  • Easier zooming in and out with mousewheel, new Zoom Toggle command, and context menu for vertical rulers (thanks to James Crook)
  • Easy access to change keyboard bindings of menu commands by holding Shift key
  • Detection of dropout errors while recording with overburdened CPU
  • Improved contrasts in Light and Dark themes
  • Half-wave display option
  • Several bugs/annoyances in 2.2.1 are now fixed
  • See updated Manual and Release Notes for details.

Thanks to all involved in making this release, especially translators and testers who don’t normally get enough thanks for the work they do.