In this video, learn about how examine the audio waveform and how to make selections.
- [Instructor] Previously I imported two tracks … into an Audacity project and if you're just jumping in here … and have access to the exercise files, … you can open up the project interview_combined … from the chapter one folder. … But let's take a few minutes here … to look more closely at these tracks … and see how to play them back. … When you import audio into Audacity, … it shows up as a Waveform. … These jagged lines of peaks and values … make up the waveform. … It's the visual representation of sound waves … where time is represented horizontally from left to right … and the loudness of the sounds is represented vertically. … So the louder the sound, the taller the waveform. … Being able to see the recording's waveform … is essential to audio editing process. … Pretty much all audio editing applications … represent audio this way, so if you ever switch … from audacity to another audio editing program, … you shouldn't have much trouble making the adjustment, … at least in terms of being able …
- 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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