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Audacity is a free open source digital audio editor and recording application that works on all major operating systems. In education, it is a popular tool with faculty who are producing podcasts for their courses or recording interviews for other course-related content.


  • Importing and exporting of WAV, AIFF, MP3, FLAC, WMA, AAC, AMR, AC3, Ogg Vorbis, and all file formats supported by libsndfile library
  • Recording and playback of audio
  • Basic editing tools, such as Cut, Copy and Paste, and unlimited levels of Undo
  • Multitrack mixing
  • Change audio's pitch without changing the speed


UW Bothell does not provide technical support for this tool. Instead, users may be able to obtain support through the third-party that provides the tool or public information on the internet. UWB LT provides pedagogical support for the use of this tool in classes as well as how-to documentation. Please refer to the links below for further support information:


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