Learn about the Audacity project, where you create, import, or edit your audio files. The project also stores information about what you’ve done to the files, such as their pan position in the stereo mix, and their volume level or gain. Learn about how to create a new project in Audacity.
- [Instructor] Whenever you open Audacity, … it automatically opens a new blank project for you. … A project is where you create, … import or edit your audio files. … A project can be a single track, … or it can contain multiple tracks that play simultaneously. … But the project doesn't just contain your audio files, … it also stores information about … what you've done to the files, … such as their pan position in the stereo mix, … their volume level or gain, … the names you've given your tracks … and several other pieces of data. … So we're going to take a look at how to set up a new project. … Now I can just close this and choose File, New, … so I can start afresh and open up a new project. … But of course, we need to know a little bit more than that. … Let's go to Audacity Preferences, … or Edit, Preferences if you're on Windows, … and here select the Quality category. … And what I want to look at here is the sampling area. … Notice here you can select the default sample rate … and the default sample format. …
- Downloading and installing Audacity
- Importing audio
- Setting up hardware to record
- Recording two tracks simultaneously
- Basic editing and common effects
- Splitting clips
- Exporting a project
- Inserting silence
- Bleeping unwanted words and sounds
Skill Level Beginner
Audio Foundations: Delay and Modulationwith Alex U. Case2h 20m Intermediate
1. Getting Started
3. Basic Editing
4. Common Tasks
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