These steps will show you how to download and install the audacity audio recording program on your Mac computer.
Step 01: Audacity Website
Go to www.audacityteam.org.
The website looks like this:
Step 2: To Download Page
Click"Download Audacity 2.1.3"
Step 3: Choose your Operating System
Click on "Audacity for Mac OSX/ macOS™"
Step 4: Installer Link
Click on the text "Audacity 2.1.3.dmg file." The installer should now be downloading.
Step 5: Open Installer Program
Open the Audacity installer program
- The program is called "audacity-macos-2.1.3.dmg" which is in your browser which is in your browser downloads or your "Downloads" folder.
- The download will appear in your browser download window, like this in Google Chrome:
- Here is the downloads folder on a Mac:
- The installer is hidden in with all your other downloads:
Step 6: Moving Audacity into Your Application Folder
A. Drag the Audacity icon into the Applications folder.
B. Close this window.
Step 7: Opening Audacity
A. Open your Applications folder
B. Click on the Audacity icon
Step 8: Opening Audacity
Click "Open" when asked "Are you sure you want to open it?" Audacity will open and you are ready to record audio
Step 9: Ejecting the Installer
Make sure to eject the Audacity installer.
A. Open a finder window
B. Press the eject button to the "Audacity 2.1.3" in your devices section
Please read the "Recording Audio (Audacity)" Library page to learn how to record audio with audacity