Free audio recording and editing software that rivals many commercial tools. Record live audio through a microphone or digitize recordings imported from other media. Audacity’s capabilities rival many commercial tools.
The Save menu in Audacity saves files in the Audacity proprietary format (AUP). Select the menu Export > Export as MP3 format for easy playback of audio files created in Audacity.
Audacity’s Help Pages – Tutorials and tips on using Audacity.
Audacity in Education – Wiki page by Audacity team with best educational uses and examples of uses by several institutions.