What is Audacity and how do I use it? July 17, 2017 By Nedra Plant Audacity is an audio recording and editing software. You can use it to record and edit voiceovers, music, and podcasts. Audacity can be found on the Apple Mac computers in the Multimedia Center on the 2nd floor and 3rd floor of Alden Library. To get started using Audacity, take a look at our helpful quick start guides for Mac and PC that can teach you the basics.