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Open source, free
Easy learning curve
Community support continually working to make improvements/repairs
Can be run on both Mac and PC
Has its own page with tutorials
High quality output
Record live audio.
Record computer playback
on any Windows Vista or later machine.
Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs.
Edit WAV, AIFF, FLAC, MP2, MP3 or Ogg Vorbis sound files.
Cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together.
Change the speed or pitch of a recording.
Program is not complete - you need to install some additional encoders (MP3), and plug ins separately
Latest version in beta - not
Record live audio
Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs
Cut, copy or splice sounds together
Change the pitch or speed of a recording
Dub over existing tracks to create multi-track recordings
There are no perceived threats from this tool
Ideas for the Classroom
Audacity to create podcasts of
and poetry readings
or class singing to share with others
Create sound stories
for images using free sound effects websites
Create resources to be used outside classroom
Create student presentations – can be combined with visuals such as Photo Story, or Slide Share
Use in a science class to teach properties of sound waves
Create mini-lessons for students needing remediation
Create make-up work for absentees
Create interviews for assignments
use the platform to introduce students to possible carreers in sound engineering.
available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems
Can record band/orchestra/choir rehearsals for students to listen, review, and comment on
Create classroom radio/news shows recapping salient topics related to specific units.
Can be used as an audio journal for independent reading tasks
Can be used in Intensive Reading classes to assess and improve reading fluency
help on how to format text
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