How to install Audacity 2.3.3 on a Chromebook


Today we are looking at how to install Audacity 2.3.3 (or the latest nightly build) on a Chromebook! We created a video for a visual guide as well as an audio guide.  We hope that you will find it helpful.  Please find the instructions below to install Audacity, it is the same as those which we used in the video.

We used Flatpak to install Audacity on a Chromebook in this tutorial.

Update:  We made a revised video, where we show how to fix most graphical issues which you might experience and show how to record your microphone as well, look here

Instructions:
1) sudo apt update
2) sudo apt install flatpak
3) sudo flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo
4) sudo flatpak install flathub org.audacityteam.Audacity

If you experience any graphical errors, please apply this change.

Official Site:
https://www.audacityteam.org/

Update:  In Chrome OS 83 Linux Apps has an option now, not seen in this video as it was recorded before Chrome OS 83, to choose a username for your Linux Apps,  it is completely optional and you can just press on the install option to continue, as seen in the video.  Please send us a comment on YouTube if you need assistance!

We also created another tutorial to install the latest version of Audacity. the windows, version.  If you have a Chromebook with an Intel or AMD CPU and the Google Play Store, look here

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