If you’re looking for a audio application for Linux that can help you record, edit and mix your music then you have come to the right place.
Audacity is a free of cost, open source audio application for Ubuntu Linux that allows you to record, edit and add sound effects to your audio clip. It’s not only available for Linux, you can also use it on and Mac OS X.
It’s highly recommended that you use the latest version of Linux/Unix from your distribution that is compatible with your hardware specifications. Audacity will run best with at least and a 300 MHz processor.
Key features of Audacity includes
- Sound Quality
- Analysis and
- Free and Cross Platform
- Ability to save smaller, compressed project files
- MIDI files can now be imported, cut-and-paste edited, then exported
The latest version of Audacity for Linux was upgraded a while back with new added features like
- FFmpeg support (downloadable separately) permits import and export of a much wider range of file formats, including WMA, M4A and AC3, plus import of audio from video files
- On-demand loading of uncompressed files eliminates the wait before files can be played or edited
- Linked audio and label tracks allow labels to move with their corresponding audio when cutting, pasting or changing speed or tempo
You can easily transport menu for easy access to frequently used recording/playback commands and preferences as well.
In addition to that, you can also record live audio, convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs, edit Ogg Vorbis, MP3, WAV or AIFF sound files, cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together, change the speed or pitch of a recording and more!