Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Downloading and installing Audacity (Windows), part of Learning Audacity (2012).
- If you watched the previous movie on how to install…Audacity on a Mac,…this movie on installing Audacity on Windows…is going to be a bit of a repeat,…but there's important information here that I wanted…to be sure to get across for both platforms.…So this course you're watching was originally…recorded in 2012 with version 2.0.1 of Audacity.…This particular movie you're watching right now,…was recorded in July of 2015.…Not much has changed in terms of Audacity's features…and functionality since then…and you'll still be able to follow along with the…rest of this course.…But I did want to update this movie on how to install…Audacity due to an important change in where you download…Audacity from.…
To install Audacity on a Windows machine,…open up your web browser and go to audacityteam.org.…In most cases, their site should automatically detect…your operating system and you should be able to click…the Download Audacity link here…and you'll notice that it's set for the Windows version.…If for some reason you don't see the Windows version…
- 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.