Audacity is a free and open-source audio editor and recording application software and available for Linux, Windows, Mac OS, and other operating systems.
The audacity team released its new version 2.4.1 immediately after version 2.4.0 released with critical bugs.
This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install audacity 2.4.1 in Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 19.10, and LinuxMint 19.3 and Manjaro Linux 20.0.1
Audacity 2.4.1 Changelog
- Catalina now runs on macOS
- Timetoolbar added to this version
- Added Mutiviews
- Fixed the pulse-audio issues
- Fixed playback meters slow to respond in MAC
- Various Bugfixes
How to Install Audacity 2.4.1 in Ubuntu / LinuxMint?
Audacity provides only source code in the form of tar file and no official PPA’s or official deb file formats for installation
But unofficial PPA’s & Flatpak packages are available for installation for the active ubuntu versions, LinuxMint and for Manjaro Linux
Method 1: Via PPA for Ubuntu & LinuxMint
Step 1: Add the unofficial audacity PPA
Step 2: Update the repository
Step 3: Install Audacity 2.4.1
Method 2: Via Flatpak for Ubuntu, LinuxMint & Manjaro Linux
Step 1: Setup Flatpak based on your distribution using Flatpak guide
Step 2: Install audacity using Flatpak
Step 3: Run Audacity
Uninstall Audacity 2.4.1
To uninstall audacity run the below commands