Audacity Tutorial for Beginners

Last updated on April 23rd, 2020 at 09:10 am.

What is the use of Audacity / how to use Audacity

Audacity is a Free audio editing software available for Windows Mac and linux. If you are new to Audacity, this tutorial will show you how to use audacity for editing audio / sound.

Watch the video above to start learning Audacity. The video is an extract from Ricky Wahowa’s Udemy audacity tutorial. It is enough to get you started with Audio editing in Audacity.

It is absolutely the best and most reliable audio editing software. It is available to anyone to try and use at no cost.

If anyone asks you, ‘what is the use of audacity?’

Tell them; ‘ it is the best free audio editing software for Windows, Mac and Linux. Try it , because it is safe to download. And is used by millions of audio editors all around the world.’

Is audacity safe to download and use

What sort of question is this? Is audacity safe to download and use? I know it is too good to be true. Once you see the cost of Adobe Audio editing software (Adobe Audition ), you may wonder how and why Audacity is free.

Yes, it is fully free and safe to download. It is the best Free Adobe Audion alternative, by far. Download it for free and use it.

Other Audio editing software alternatives may be:

  • DaVinci Resolve. DaVinci Resolve combines the world’s most advanced color corrector with professional multi track editing, so now you can edit audio with it too.
  • FL Studio.
  • WavePad.
  • Ardour.
  • Reaper.
  • Ocenaudio.
  • GarageBand.
  • Logic Pro
  • Sound Forge
  • pro tools
  • and so on…

They are not Free though. So, download and use Audacty to edit your audio / sound.

Is audacity really free


Audacty is an open source audio editing software which is free for all MAC, linux and Windows users. Anyone can download it and use it for free safely. If you’ve never used it, watch this audacity youtube tutorial to learn how to use it, or watch this Udemy Audacity tutorial.

How can I download Audacity for Free

To download Audcty for free, go to the audacity website ( ), Or if somebody asks you: how can I download Audacity for free?

Just tell them:

  1. Go to google
  2. Search for download Audacity
  3. Click on the first link that appears, it will probably be the official website.

Audacity Online Tutorial

Youtube is a great place to learn Audacity online. You have to download the software because you cannot use audacty online.

You can also find lots of courses on Udemy to help you learn how to use it to edit sound.

Here is a playlist to help you learn audacity for Free on Youtube:

Click play all to start playing the playlist.

LAME for Audacity

LAME is used to export mp3 in audacity.

Great news for windows, LAME patent has expired , it will now be part of Audacity installation. No further LAME installation will be needed on your part. Fantastic!

From the Audacity website:

The software patent on LAME encoding library has expired, so now the LAME library for MP3 export is built-in with Audacity for Windows and Mac. Linux users will still need to download and install the free and recommended LAME third-party encoder to export MP3 files from Audacity.

Linux users should use the following instructions to download and install the free and recommended LAME third-party encoder to export MP3 files with Audacity.

Audacity download – Mac

Audacity is available for download for Free on the official; website. You will need to install LAME if you want to export your audio to MP3.

Audacity Download Free – windows

Audacty is open source and freely available for download for windows . You can download it for Windows 7, 8 and 10. Older versions may be supported if you can track down older installation version files.

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