Install Audacity 3.2.2 On Ubuntu / Linux Mint

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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
install Audacity 3.2.2 on ubuntu


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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