You’ll rarely be 100% satisfied with any recording, and in most cases you’ll want to perform at least a basic edit to an audio file. In order to do so, it’s crucial to understand how to make selections in audio waveforms. Learn about how making selections works in Audacity.
- [Garrick] At this point, we've seen how to record … and import audio files into an Audacity project. … But rarely will you record something … that you're 100% happy with. … You may hear unwanted sounds or maybe you messed up … a line of dialogue that you immediately restated … and you need to edit out the bad version. … If you're working with an imported audio file … you might only want to use a portion of it in your project … and discard the rest. … Whatever the case, in this chapter we're going to go over … some basic editing techniques you'll need to become … proficient at in order to mold your project … into what you want. … I'm going to keep working with a version of the podcast project … I started in the previous chapter. … Now, the most fundamental editing concept to understand … is one that you probably already know from working … with word processors. … Just like when you want to change the font or color … of some text in a word processor, you have to first … select the text you want to change. …
- 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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