Audacity, the open source audio editing software, has been updated to version 2.1.3. The new maintenance update comes with new scrubbing features to ease the editing process.
One of the first changes that you will notice in Audacity 2.1.3 is the Scrub Ruler and Scrub Toolbar to advance the scrubbing experience. There is also a new generator for Sample Data Import, and you can create a higher quality audio files using Change Pitch and Change Tempo effects.
The new Audacity version is powered by SBSMS algorithm that assures lossless content and unchanged selection length. There is also an updated click track generator that comes with Swing amount control.
In addition to the major new features, the updated Audacity has included a new Timer Record functionality. The software now also sends you if your system is low on disk space.
Additionally, Audacity has added a function that can save you from accidentally canceling the recording. There are also tweaks to help you mix MP3 files while exporting.
The Audacity team has developed some new keyboard shortcuts as well. You can easily move to the next label and previous label by pressing Alt + Right or Alt + Left key combination. Similarly, the shortcut for Play/Stop and Set Cursor has been changed from Shift + A to simply “X”.
You can download Audacity 2.1.3 for Linux, Mac and Windows from the official website.
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