Is Audacity Safe?

Audacity is a free and open source software application that has been tested and approved as virus-free by Download Astro. As of 2014, the version of Audacity distributed by Sourceforge from the Audacity project site is safe to use.

Audacity is an audio editing software tool that is distributed free of charge for Windows, Mac and Linux. Many websites distribute Audacity, but the software developers cannot guarantee the authenticity of the downloads offered on third-party sites. Each computer using Audacity should download the latest stable version from the official Audacity project website to ensure it is genuine and virus free.