- FFmpeg support
(downloadable separately) permits import and
export of a much wider range of file formats,
including WMA, M4A and AC3, plus import of audio
from video files.
- On-demand loading of
uncompressed files eliminates the wait before
files can be played or edited.
- Linked audio and label tracks
allow labels to move with their corresponding
audio when cutting, pasting or changing speed or
- Hierarchical plug-in grouping
for built-in plug-ins.
- Other experimental features:
Sound activated recording; ability to save
smaller, compressed project files; MIDI files
can now be imported, cut-and-paste edited, then
- Miscellaneous: Interface
improvements include a new Transport menu, and a
new Preference to choose Waveform, Spectrum or
Pitch view. Several bug fixes.
Audacity is a free
wave (audio) editor.