FOSS Under OS X: Audacity

audacity-macosx-smallI have occasionally had the need to edit audio files. A great tool for that is Audacity. Audacity is a cross platform (Windows, OS X, and Linux) multi-track audio editor and recorder. The features of Audacity include:

  • Recording live audio
  • Recording computer playback on any Windows Vista or later machine.
  • Converting tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs.
  • Editing WAV, AIFF, FLAC, MP2, MP3 or Ogg Vorbis sound files.
  • AC3, M4A/M4R (AAC), WMA and other formats are supported using optional libraries.
  • Ability to cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together.
  • Ability to apply numerous effects including changing the speed or pitch of a recording.
  • See the complete list of features.

Should you ever have the need to edit sound files, Audacity is an application that you should consider.


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