Install Audacity 2.0.5 on Ubuntu 14.04

Audacity is a free, open source, easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. The interface is translated into many languages. You can use Audacity to:

  • Record live audio.
  • Record computer playback on any Windows Vista or later machine.
  • Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs.
  • Edit WAV, AIFF, FLAC, MP2, MP3 or Ogg Vorbis sound files.
  • Cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together.
  • Change the speed or pitch of a recording.
  • And more! See the complete list of features

Audacity 2.0.5 features and bug fixes

  • You can now navigate through an effect or other dialog using keyboard TAB
  • The separate commands that aligned track start or end with the cursor or with selection start are combined into “Cursor/Selection Start” commands.
  • “Align and Move Cursor” renamed to “Move Selection when Aligning”
  • Fixed a crash when using Equalization.
  • (Linux) It was not possible to open an effect or other dialog then navigate through the dialog using TAB.
  • (Linux) The Play shortcut did not play a read-directly WAV, AIFF or FLAC import if the warning for importing uncompressed files appeared
  • Shaped dither was corrupted and too loud on all stereo exports except FLAC.
  • Keyboard Preferences: some Edit and Align commands for different sub-menus showed the same name.
  • Recordings stopped with “Stop and Set Cursor” shortcut could not be undone

Install updated Audacity 2.0.5

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:audacity-team/daily

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install audacity
 
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