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


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December 6th, 2017: Audacity 2.2.1 Released

  • Waveform colorways let you optionally change the color of the waveforms displayed in your project (thanks to James Crook)
  • Updated message translations for nineteen languages
    Several bugs/annoyances in 2.2.0 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.