Install Audacity 3.2.0 On Ubuntu / Linux Mint

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This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install Audacity 3.2.0 on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and Linux Mint 21.

What is Audacity?

Audacity is a free, open-source, cross-platform software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Windows, macOS, and Linux. Audacity was developed by a group of volunteers and released on May 28, 2000.

Audacity is a powerful tool for recording and editing audio. It is easy to use and has a wide range of features.

Audacity Features

Audacity features a graphical interface with a waveform editor that displays audio data as a waveform image. It also has a toolbar with features such as cut, copy, paste, and undo. Audacity also has a built-in amplifier, equalizer, and noise removal tool.

Audacity 3.2.0 Changelog

  • Merged the mixer bar with the meter bars
  • Updated the icons
  • Added a quick audio sharing feature
  • Added a new Effects button to the tracks menu, allowing you to place real-time effects

For the complete changelog refer to the release notes.

Install Audacity 3.2.0 on Ubuntu / Linux Mint

Audacity can be installed on Ubuntu and Linux Mint systems via 2 methods.

  • Via App Image
  • Via Flathub

Method 1: Via App Image

Step 1: Download the App Image from the Assets section of the Audacity Github release page or use the below command.

wget https://github.com/audacity/audacity/releases/download/Audacity-3.2.0/audacity-linux-3.2.0-x64.AppImage

Step 2: Provide Executable permissions to the app image file and launch audacity

sudo chmod 755 audacity-linux-3.2.0-x64.AppImage && ./audacity-linux-3.2.0-x64.AppImage

Method 2: Via Flatpak

Step 1: Install Flatpak on your system using the setup guide

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Step 2: Install Audacity using flatpak

flatpak install flathub org.audacityteam.Audacity

Step 3: Run audacity

flatpak run org.audacityteam.Audacity
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Conclusion

From this tutorial, you have learned how to download and install Audacity on Ubuntu 22.04, Ubuntu 20.04, and Linux Mint

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