Audacity is a free, open source tool for audio recording and editing. It is available across multiple platforms, particularly Windows, Mac OS, and Linux.
Audacity features the ability to record multiple tracks through microphones and mixers. Its interface is easy to manipulate, allowing for cutting and inserting audio as may be needed. Audio can be converted between different formats and saved as a variety of formats.
The tool can be effective for both students and faculty. It’s a known platform for people to record podcasts and can be easily used to make audio snippets for course content.
For more information, and to download this free & open source tool, visit the Audacity website.