Audacity versions

Record sound data and edit audio files on your Mac computer.
18 Jan 2022
18 Mar 2021
15 Sep 2017
Editorial review
21 Jan 2012
14 Mar 2012
Editorial review
22 Apr 2010
Editorial review

What's new

v2.2 [15 Sep 2017]
- Improvement: Waveform colorways - You can optionally change the colorway of the waveforms displayed in your project. The setting is per track and not per project so you can have multiple colorways in the same project as in the image below. Improvement: Four colorways are available with the color selection made from the dropdown menu in the track's Track Control Panel.
- Improvement: "Save Other" reverts to "Export" in the File menu - When we made the menu changes for 2.2.0 we introduced an entry into the File menu called "Save Other" which led to a sub-menu for exporting various audio formats. Many users were confused by this change and found it hard to find where they could export audio from. So for 2.2.1 we have changed that menu entry to be File > Export.
- Fixed a bug on Mac that caused Audacity to crash with certain Chain files. Plus, fixed another Mac bug whereby opening a second project from Mac's Finder produced a second inaccessible instance of Audacity.

v1.3 [22 Apr 2010]
Summary of Changes in 1.3.11:
Bug fixes for:
Too much audio exported when exporting partial selections
Exports via FFmpeg corrupted if included metadata; M4A now supports metadata export
Nyquist plug-ins did not add labels to an existing label track
Crash opening Preferences when no audio devices available
Timer Record and Sound Activated Recording bugs
(Windows) Installer now installs correctly over previous Audacity versions
Miscellaneous crashes and interface issues

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