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Audacity Beginner's Guide

Here you will learn the basics and how to use Audacity, how to edit an audio file, how to add effects, such as: amplify, noise reduction, fade in, fade out, change pitch, change speed, change tempo and more...

Add / Import an audio file and start editing

To import an audio file go to File > Open > Select the audio file from your computer > Open. To edit the audio file you need to select the region you want to edit by holding the LMB (left mouse button), after you have the region you want to edit selected go to Edit > choose an edit operation (Cut, Delete, Copy, Paste).

Amplify

To amplify an audio file, select the region you want to edit by holding the LMB > go to Effect > select Amplify from the list > if the song can be amplified without clipping then in the Amplification (dB) box will see the maximum amplification amount allowed, if the song can no longer be amplified without clipping and you have no problem with clipping noises then check the box that says Allow clipping and type the amplification amount you wish in the Amplification (dB) box > press OK to save your changes.

Noise reduction

To reduce the noise in your audio file, select the region that has the noise you want to reduce by holding the LMB > go to Effect > select Noise Reduction > press Get Noise Profile > select what part of the audio you want to have less of the noise you have previously selected > press OK to save your changes.

Fade in & Fade out

To fade in, select the region you want to edit by holding the LMB > go to Effect > select Fade In. To fade out, select the region you want to edit by holding the LMB > go to Effect > select Fade Out.

Change pitch, speed or tempo

To change pitch, speed or tempo, select the region you want to edit by holding the LMB > go to Effect > select Change Pitch, Change Speed or Change Tempo > edit the effect as you wish > press OK to save your changes.

Ending

This was just a basic guide on Audacity, if you want to study and learn more about this audio file editor, here is the page to do that Audacity Tutorials & How To's (With Pictures & Video) - from this page you can browse all the Audacity articles published on edvog.com

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