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Free audio recorder and editor for mac

audacity sound recorderThere is an audio recording software available inbuilt for windows OS, but nothing easily available for Mac OSX. And if you have to record something from your Apple Macbook, there is nothing for audio version, although if you are going to do a video recording, then there is an imovie app inbuilt.

So, for people who are interested in audio recording through their macbook, this application Audacity would help out.

Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. The main thing about it is that it is not just available for Mac OS but people who are on other operating systems like Windows, Linux can also download and use it for free.

  • Here are a few specific features –
  • Recording live audio with perfect quality.
  • Conversion of tapes and other recordings into digital recordings.
  • Editing sound sources like mp3, wav etc.
  • Mixing and cutting of sounds.
  • Changes the speed and pitch of the recording sounds.
  • Remove static, hiss, hum, or other constant background noises.
  • Compressor, Amplify, and Normalize effects to change and adjust the sound volumes.
  • Recording 16-bit, 24-bit, and 32-bit sound samples.
  • Create WAV or AIFF files suitable for burning to CD.

These aren’t less features! Isn’t it?

audacity recording

How do i install it?
1. Inside your Applications folder, create a folder called “Audacity”
2. Double-click the downloaded .dmg to mount it
3. Option-drag the whole of the .dmg contents (not the .dmg itself) into the “Audacity” folder you created
4. Double-click Audacity.app inside the Applications folder to launch it

Where do i download audacity?
download audacity recorder Audacity is a free to download mac application. You can download it by clicking on the download icon. It is a .dmg file that installs directly after you download it. It requires Mac OSX 9.0 or later for installation.

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  1. Meethere says:

    oh, mac…
    Do you know any such great windows based software ?

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  2. Meethere says:

    oh, mac…
    Do you know any such great windows based software ?

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  3. Chetan says:

    The same software is available for all the operating systems đŸ™‚

  4. Chetan says:

    The same software is available for all the operating systems đŸ™‚

  5. Syed Balkhi says:

    I am looking for the best software to make screen videos … so I can record my screen while I talk, and It needs to be free. Because I see this really good software but it is 300..

    let me know if you come across some thing which is really good.

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  6. Syed Balkhi says:

    I am looking for the best software to make screen videos … so I can record my screen while I talk, and It needs to be free. Because I see this really good software but it is 300..

    let me know if you come across some thing which is really good.

    Syed Balkhi’s last blog post..Smart way to display Affiliate Ads

  7. Crystal says:

    I recently got a Macbook and this has been bugging me for a while. I wish I found your post earlier! Thank goodness there’s a free app out there!

    Crystal’s last blog post..Chatter at the Orthodontist’s

  8. Crystal says:

    I recently got a Macbook and this has been bugging me for a while. I wish I found your post earlier! Thank goodness there’s a free app out there!

    Crystal’s last blog post..Chatter at the Orthodontist’s

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