Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Bleeping out unwanted words and sounds, part of Learning Audacity (2012).
Occasionally you may find yourself in an editing situation where you need to remove inappropriate…or potentially offensive words from a recording.…Now there are a number of ways you can do this and you'll have to figure out what works…best for your particular project.…I'm still using a version of this podcast project and there really aren't any objectionable…words in here, I think, but let's just pick one.…(music playing)…I'm just going to mute the music track there.…(audio playing)…Alright let's go with that word forming in forming business plans. That's right here.…
(audio playing)…Okay, now depending on the project I could do something as simple as inserting silence in here.…Now we saw how to do this previously, let me first zoom in a little bit and find the word.…(audio playing)…So I'll just try to grab the word forming.…(audio playing)…And if I wanted to just insert silence here, I could just go Generate > Silence, the exact…duration of my sound is already included in here, and I can click OK, and there it is, just…
- Creating a new project
- Adding tracks
- Recording two tracks simultaneously
- Making selections
- Splitting clips
- Automating volume
- Adding sound effects
- Using compression
- Inserting silence
- Exporting your project
Skill Level Beginner
Q: Why don't the instructions for downloading the LAME MP3 encoder work?
A: Use the new homepage for Audacity, http://audacityteam.org/, rather than the sourceforge address shown in the course.
Q: This course was updated on 08/14/2015. What changed?
A: The author updated the "Downloading and installing Audacity" videos for Mac and Windows, and added a new video on the LAME MP3 encoder.