Audacity is a free, easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, and other operating systems. The interface is translated into many languages. You can use Audacity to:
- Record live audio.
- Record computer playback on any Windows Vista or later machine.
- Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs.
- Edit WAV, AIFF, FLAC, MP2, MP3 or Ogg Vorbis sound files.
- Cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together.
- Change the speed or pitch of a recording.
Audacity is distributed under a GNU GPLv2+ license.
About the Speaker
Megan is a high school biology teacher in Chicago. She has used Audacity in her Advanced Placement classes for students to create short “radio stories” on a variety of biology topics.
Want to learn more about Audacity? Here’s some online resources to help you get started!