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Audacity is a capable freeware multitrack audio recording and manipulation tool, available on a number of hardware platforms, ie: Windows, Mac, Linux, and BSD. It is what is typically known as a DAW (Digital Audio Workstation), and is capable of most of the basic functions of commercial programs, apart from the ability to interface with MIDI.

Useful features of Audacity include:

  • The ability to record whatever audio your computer is currently playing.
  • Multitrack editing.
  • Support for probably all desirable file types: .OGG, .MP3, .FLAC, .WAV …

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