Audacity is a free open source digital audio editor and recording computer software application, available for Windows, OS X, Linux and other operating systems. Audacity was started in the fall of 1999 by Dominic Mazzoni and Roger Dannenberg at Carnegie Mellon University and was released on May 28, 2000 as version 0.8.

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The following Systems meet the minimal system requirements set by Audacity's developers. So it should run, but you might experience slowdowns when working with larger, heavier files.

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Wonder why you get better systems than requested?

That's because TekAdvisor limits results based on a maximum price rather than a maximum performance. For instance: If 3-stars or even 5-stars systems are available in the same price range as 1-star options, I'm pretty sure you should consider the better-performing options as well.

The results above are the 9 systems offering the best bang-for-the-buck among the cheapest catalogued systems capable of running Audacity at the specified level of performance or better.