|If you use...||You need to...|
|Windows||Download LAME and look for the file called lame_enc.dll|
|Linux/Unix||Download LAME and compile it as a shared object, then look for the file called libmp3lame.so|
|Macintosh||Download LAMELib (see our website for more info).|
For links to these MP3 encoders, go to the Audacity web page (http://audacity.sourceforge.net/) and go to the page for your operating system.
The first time you try to export an MP3 file, Audacity will ask you to locate your MP3 encoder. Locate the file indicated above. From then on, Audacity will not need to ask you again and you will be able to export MP3 files easily.