Audacity is an excellent audio file editor, suitable for creating podcasts and digitizing audio from old media such as records and cassettes. Use the link on this page and download the official Linux version of Audacity free.

Audacity works on the Linux platform.

Features and functions of the editor

  • has a built-in amplitude editor;
  • has a customizable spectrogram mode;
  • cut, copy and paste audio recordings;
  • mixes the tracks;
  • effect overlay;
  • microphone recording;
  • saves audio in different formats;
  • plugin directory;
  • macro creation;
  • keyboard shortcuts support.

How to download Audacity for Linux

Downloading in Ubuntu via PPA repository:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/audacity

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt install audacity

Installation via Flatpak.


flatpak install flathub org.audacityteam.audacity


flatpak run org.audacityteam.Audacity

Installing via Snap:

sudo snap install audacity

Installation in Ubuntu (LinuxMint):

sudo apt install audacity

Installation in ArchLinux (Manjaro):

sudo pacman -S audacity

Installation in Fedora:

sudo dnf install audacity

Installation in openSuse:

sudo zypper install audacity

Installing in Gentoo:

sudo emerge -a media-sound/audacity