Audacity 2.0 has dozens of new
features, developed in the 1.3 series. It is derived
from version 1.3.14, but is no longer a Beta
version, and has major improvements over 1.2.6. It
replaces all previous versions. See New Features in
1.3 for changes during the 1.3 series. See also
Release Notes for more details.
Some of the major changes in 2.0.0
over 1.2.6 are:
- Many effects significantly improved,
especially Equalization, Noise Removal and
Normalize. Vocal Remover now included plus GVerb
on Windows and Mac. VAMP analysis plug-ins now
- Improved label tracks with Sync-Lock Tracks
feature in the Tracks Menu. Multiple clips per
track. Tracks and selections can be fully
manipulated using the keyboard. Many more
- New Device Toolbar to manage inputs and
outputs. Timer Record feature. New Mixer Board
view with per-track VU meters.
- Automatic Crash Recovery in the event of
abnormal program termination.
- Fast "On-Demand" import of WAV/AIFF files if
read directly from source. FLAC now fully
supported. Added support for optional FFmpeg
library for import/export of AC3/M4A/WMA and
import of audio from video files.
is a free wave (audio) editor.