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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)
audiocom Enable integrated uploading to
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
ladspa Enable the ability to support ladspa plugins
lv2 Add support for Ladspa V2
mpg123 Use media-sound/mpg123 instead of media-libs/libmad for decoding MPEG decoding
ogg Add support for the Ogg container format (commonly used by Vorbis, Theora and flac)
opus Enable Opus audio codec support
portmixer Enable the internal portmixer feature
sbsms Enables sbsms library support for slower, more accurate pitch and tempo changing
test Enable dependencies and/or preparations necessary to run tests (usually controlled by FEATURES=test but can be toggled independently)
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
wavpack Add support for wavpack audio compression tools

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