Audacity isn’t designed to be a multi-track recorder. It works best for projects where you can record or import one track at a time. However, there is a workaround you can use if you absolutely need to record two tracks simultaneously. In this video, learn how.
- [Instructor] In the previous movie … we looked at how to record or import … multiple tracks into a single project. … And the question that probably … popped into your head at that point … is whether it's possible to perform … simultaneous multi-track recording. … Meaning, can we record onto more than one track at a time? … And my definitive answer is yes, kind of. … Audacity really isn't designed to be a multi-track recorder. … It works best for projects where you can record … or import one track at a time. … But there is a workaround I can show you … if you absolutely need to record two tracks simultaneously. … For example, maybe you're conducting … an interview with someone. … You have two microphones, … and you want to make sure you can control the mix … between both you and the person you're interviewing later. … If you were both on the same track, … this would be difficult and time consuming to do. … But if you're both on your own tracks, … you can just use the gain sliders on each track …
- 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
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1. Getting Started
3. Basic Editing
4. Common Tasks
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