How to install Audacity on ubuntu

Audacity is free open source multi-track audio recording and editing software for Windows, Mac and Linux. You can record live audio through a microphone, mixer and you can also capture streaming audio. Using this you can import, cut, combine and edit sound files and export to in any file format. It supports 16-bit, 24-bit and 32-bit samples and WAV, AIFF, FLAC, MP2, MP3 or Ogg Vorbis file formats and more.


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Install Audacity on Ubuntu Linux

You can install Audacity via Ubuntu repository, snap and flatpak package files. Open your terminal software using the ctrl+alt+t keys and run below commands.

sudo apt update
sudo apt install audacity -y

After the successful installation of Audacity, you can open it from the show applications menu or via below command in the terminal app.


Install Audacity via Snap:

You can also install Audacity via snap package file. In the terminal app run below command.

sudo snap install audacity

And also uninstall it using below command.

sudo snap remove audacity

Install Audacity via Flatpak:

First install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation. Now open the terminal app and run below Audacity flatpak install command. It will install the latest version of Audacity on your system/

flatpak install flathub org.audacityteam.Audacity

After the installation you can open it using below command.

flatpak run org.audacityteam.Audacity

And uninstall Audacity using below command.

sudo flatpak uninstall org.audacityteam.Audacity

That’s it.

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