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Audacity is a cross-platform audio editing application.


USE flags

USE flags for media-sound/audacity Free crossplatform audio editor

alsa Add support for media-libs/alsa-lib (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture)
doc Add extra documentation (API, Javadoc, etc). It is recommended to enable per package instead of globally
ffmpeg Enable ffmpeg/libav-based audio/video codec support
flac Add support for FLAC: Free Lossless Audio Codec
id3tag Enables ID3 tagging with id3tag library
jack Add support for the JACK Audio Connection Kit
ladspa Enable the ability to support ladspa plugins
lv2 Add support for Ladspa V2
mad Add support for mad (high-quality mp3 decoder library and cli frontend)
ogg Add support for the Ogg container format (commonly used by Vorbis, Theora and flac)
oss Add support for OSS (Open Sound System)
portmidi Enable support for MIDI via media-libs/portmidi
portmixer Enable the internal portmixer feature
portsmf Enable support for Portable Standard Midi File Library
sbsms Enables sbsms library support for slower, more accurate pitch and tempo changing
twolame Enables twolame support (MPEG Audio Layer 2 encoder)
vamp Enables vamp plugins support (Audio analysing plugins)
vorbis Add support for the OggVorbis audio codec
vst Enable VST plugin support

Before installing Audacity, be sure to specify an audio backend via the appropriate USE flag. Available backends are alsa, jack, and oss.


root #emerge --ask media-sound/audacity

See also