This is a free digital audio editor and recording application available for Windows and Mac OS X. It supports a number of file formats and has many options for editing and exporting audio.
Audacity is available on all Education lab workstations and laptops. It is also readily available for download as freeware.
Often there are other applications that work well with your software or do similar things and might be better suited to your task. Check out these related applications:
GarageBand - music and podcast creation
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Band-in-a-Box - music creation
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Soundtrack Pro - advanced audio editing
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Audition - advanced audio editing
Adobe's Audition (formerly Soundbooth) is an advanced audio editing suite. Learn more..