There are many reasons why you may want to insert silence into your project. In this video, learn about how to insert specific lengths of silence into your project.
- [Instructor] There are many reasons … why you may want to insert silence into your audio tracks. … Maybe you're recording a vocalist singing to music, … and during the song, you can hear the singer … clearing her throat, or coughing in between verses. … Maybe you need to generate a specific length of silence … in a track to match up with audio that's on another track. … Now we've previously seen that you can create silence … by selecting some audio, choosing Edit, Remove Special, … and choosing Split Cut or Split Delete, … if you don't want to paste the audio anywhere else, … which removes the audio, and splits the clip into parts. … You can then drag a selection that touches both … of those clips, and go to Clip Boundaries, … and choose Join to join them together, … and the space between them becomes silence. … Now there's another way to get … the same results with fewer steps. … I'm going to undo that a couple times. … So with the audio selected, I'm going to go … to the Generate menu, and select Silence. …
- 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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