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Audacity Portable

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Free Freeware
Windows 10 / 8 / 7
Oct 1, 2018
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Audacity Portable Review

Felix Cheng
Free audio editing and recording with support for Skype and input
A review of Audacity Portable by Felix Cheng

Audacity is the premier free audio recording and editing software currently to have ever existed.

As the name suggests, Audacity Portable is a portable application which can run on a Windows system without installation; from external or internal media, Audacity Portable will not create entries into the Windows Registry.

It is freely distributed as open source software that anybody can use. With the removal of Windows' sound recorder, there opened up a huge need for a free audio recording solution and the team behind Audacity took up that challenge.

Audacity Portable is able to record live audio from your microphone or other sources, covert tapes and records to mp3s or digital CDs, Edit OGG Vorbis, MP3 and Wave files (among others).

More of what Audacity Portable can do include a long list of editing tools. You're able to cut, copy, paste, splice and mix sounds together. Changing the pitch of your voice or other recording has never been easier; Audacity has an unlimited undo and redo history, making it extremely easy to correct mistakes. This application is also a pro at editing very large files such as recordings over several hours.

Overall, Audacity Portable is an excellent tool to use for editing and recording audio files with full support for the most common audio formats including MP3 and WAV.

Features and highlights
  • Record from microphone, line input, USB/Firewire devices and others
  • Device Toolbar manages multiple input and output devices
  • Timer Record and Sound Activated Recording features
  • Dub over existing tracks to create multi-track recordings
  • Record at high sample rates in excess of 192,000 Hz
Compability and license

Audacity Portable is licensed as freeware for the Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from sound/audio recorders without restrictions. Audacity Portable 2.3.0 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

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  1. Audacity Portable Download
  2. Freeware Sound/Audio Recorders
  3. Open source and GPL software
  4. Portable Software

Compatibility with this audio editor software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version of Audacity Portable may be available from Audacity. This download is distributed as

Audacity Portable has been picked by our editors as very good.
Audacity Portable has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested Audacity Portable 2.3.0 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans.

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