This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install Audacity 3.2.2 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 3.2.2 Changelog
- Fixed a crash when editing some macro parameters
- Improved accessibility of the meters
- Audacity no longer quietly discards changes in real-time effects but instead asks if you want to save before quitting
- Fixed an issue with labels losing focus on macOS Ventura.
- VST2 effects are now real-time capable
For the complete changelog refer to the release notes.
Install Audacity 3.2.2 on Ubuntu / Linux Mint
Audacity can be installed on Ubuntu and Linux Mint systems via 2 methods.
- Via AppImage
- Via Flathub
Method 1: Via App Image
Step 1: Install the necessary dependencies and download the App Image from the Assets section of the Audacity Github release page or use the below command.
sudo apt install libfuse2 fuse
Step 2: Provide Executable permissions to the app image file and launch audacity
sudo chmod 755 audacity-linux-3.2.2-x64.AppImage && ./audacity-linux-3.2.2-x64.AppImage
Method 2: Via Flatpak
Step 1: Install Flatpak on your system using the setup guide
Step 2: Install Audacity using flatpak
flatpak install flathub org.audacityteam.Audacity
Step 3: Run audacity
flatpak run org.audacityteam.Audacity
From this tutorial, you have learned how to download and install Audacity on Ubuntu 22.04, Ubuntu 20.04, and Linux Mint 21
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