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Getting started with Audacity 1.3 by Bethany Hiitola

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Chapter 10. Making Audacity Even Better With Plug-Ins and Libraries

Plug-ins and libraries are extra features that can be added on top of the built-in features of Audacity. Plug-ins can make special sound effects, analyze audio content, or just add to the long list of effects already available in Audacity. Plug-ins are typically used by advanced users of Audacity, or those users who want to add an additional effect to their audio track that can't be found among the pre-installed options.

The most common plug-ins include:

  • Nyquist plug-ins for audio synthesis and analysis.
  • LADSPA effect-based plug-ins that can be plugged into a wide range of audio synthesis and recording packages, like Audacity.
  • VST effects, or Virtual Studio Technology, plug-ins use ...

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