Tails includes several sound and video applications:

  • GNOME Sound Recorder is a simple application to record sound. Sound clips recorded using GNOME Sound Recorder are saved to the Recordings folder.

  • Audacity is a multi-track audio editor designed for recording, playing and editing of digital audio. See the official documentation.

  • Brasero is an application to burn, copy, and erase CD and DVD media: audio, video, or data. See the official documentation.

  • Pitivi is a video editor. See the official documentation.

  • Sound Juicer is a CD ripper application.

  • Traverso is a multi-track audio recorder and editor.

These applications can be started from the Applications ▸ Sound & Video menu.

Most files contain metadata which is information characterising the content of the file. For example:

  • Cameras record data about when and where a picture was taken and what camera was used.
  • Office documents automatically add author and company information to texts and spreadsheets.

You can use the MAT to clean the metadata from your files before publishing them. To redact the content of a PDF and strip metadatas from it, you can use pdf-redact-tools .