The Audacity team have announced the release of Version 2.1.0 of the open source audio editor.

Audacity 2.1.0 release features include:

  • LADSPA, VST and Audio Unit (OS X) effects now support real-time preview
  • Noise Removal is improved and renamed to Noise Reduction
  • Shell VST effects that host multiple plugins are now supported
  • New Crossfade Tracks
  • Redesigned meters
  • Within the spectrogram interface frequencies ranges can be selected and independently processed

Audacity 2.1.0 is available online for

  • Windows XP SP3 (32-bit) or XP SP2 (64-bit), Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 or 8.1.
  • OS X 10.4 to 10.10.x
  • Linux

More details online.