Audacity is an open-source software program that allows users to record sound, and edit sound clips. The program is available for the Windows, macOS and Linux operating systems. The software is free and open to use under the GPL (General Public License).
Audacity has many features including:
- Record live audio, and audio playback, on a computer.
- Convert cassette tapes and records to MP3 or audio CD.
- Edit various audio file formats, like WAV, AIFF, FLAC, MP2, MP3.
- Take multiple sound files and copy, cut, mix, or splice them together.
- Change the pitch or speed of an audio recording.