Using Audacity

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This tutorial aims to provide a comprehensive guide for using Audacity to create and edit podcasts. If you use this tutorial for a class or workshop please consider adding your name and project to the list below.

Overview

An overview of the Audacity interface and how to modify the preferences for basic podcasting.

Recording and importing audio files

How to record audio into Audacity using a microphone, and importing audio files into the Track Window from your computers hard-drive.

Editing tracks

The basics of selecting and editing parts of a single track, as well as using the envelope tool to fade-in and out sections. Fading-in and out can be useful for putting music behind spoken segments of your podcast.

Working with tracks

Using Filters

  • Using filters
  • Removing noise
  • Equalizing

Saving and exporting a project

Hosting your Podcast

  • http://www.odeo.com
  • http://www.archive.org - The Internet Archive was founded to build an Internet library, with the purpose of offering permanent access for researchers, historians, and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital format.

Glossary

See: Glossary

Resources

Video

Tutorials

See also

Projects that have used this tutorial

External links



Information icon.svg Using Audacity
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Using Audacity to create podcasts
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Moderate
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08/04/2009
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