What is it?
Audacity is a free, easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. The interface is translated into many languages. You can use Audacity to:
- 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.
- AC3, M4A/M4R (AAC), WMA and other formats supported using optional libraries.
- Cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together.
- Numerous effects including change the speed or pitch of a recording.
- Write your own plug-in effects with Nyquist. 1
How to use it?
Record, convert, edit and mix audio. Record a podcast explanation of a topic.
Cognitive processes you could target with this tool:
Recall, integration, elaboration, attending, encoding, comprehension, processing, meta-memory.
To download audacity, click here.
- Taken from http://www.audacityteam.org/about/ on 15 February, 2017.