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Audacity User Manual

Audacity User Manual

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Audio editing guide using Audacity audio editor software
Audio editing guide using Audacity audio editor software

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Published by: opendesk studium on Jan 04, 2010
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Table of Contents
Audacity...............................................................................................................................................................1What is sound?...................................................................................................................................................2
Digital recording and playback...............................................................................................................2Quality....................................................................................................................................................3Audio file formats...................................................................................................................................4
Installing Audacity on Ubuntu.........................................................................................................................5
Synaptic Package Manager.....................................................................................................................5What is a repository?........................................................................................................................5What is a package?...........................................................................................................................5apt.....................................................................................................................................................6Configuring Synaptic Package Manager for installing Audacity...........................................................6Installing Audacity with Synaptic Package Manager.............................................................................9
Installing Audacity on OS X...........................................................................................................................13
Downloading Audacity.........................................................................................................................13
Installing Audacity on Windows.....................................................................................................................16
Downloading Audacity.........................................................................................................................16
Mp3 Capability Installation.............................................................................................................................22Track Area.........................................................................................................................................................26
Solo and Mute Mode..............................................................................................................................27Gain and Pan Controls...........................................................................................................................27
Menu Bar...........................................................................................................................................................28
File.........................................................................................................................................................28Edit Menu..............................................................................................................................................29View.......................................................................................................................................................30Project....................................................................................................................................................31Generate................................................................................................................................................31Effect......................................................................................................................................................32Analyze.................................................................................................................................................33
Tool Bar.............................................................................................................................................................35
Main Tool Bar.......................................................................................................................................35Mixer Tool Bar.....................................................................................................................................35Input Selector.................................................................................................................................36Output Slider..................................................................................................................................36Input Slider.....................................................................................................................................36Edit Tool Bar........................................................................................................................................36
Open a Sound File.............................................................................................................................................37Recording a sound.............................................................................................................................................39
Getting started.......................................................................................................................................39MacOSX........................................................................................................................................39Windows and Linux........................................................................................................................42Testing Audio Levels.............................................................................................................................43Recording...............................................................................................................................................44Troubleshooting - Linux.......................................................................................................................44Linux :: Host Error?........................................................................................................................44
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Add Another Sound File..................................................................................................................................46
Addingyour new track..........................................................................................................................46Note on Playback and Exporting..........................................................................................................49
Envelope Tool....................................................................................................................................................50
−Open Audacity.....................................................................................................................................50Activating the Envelope Tool................................................................................................................50Alter the volume....................................................................................................................................51Mixing 2 trackstogether........................................................................................................................52
Basic Editing with Audacity............................................................................................................................54
Cutting..................................................................................................................................................54Focusing on the area tobe cut........................................................................................................55Pasting...................................................................................................................................................55
Advanced Editing..............................................................................................................................................58
Add Silence............................................................................................................................................58Time Shift Tool......................................................................................................................................60Trimming Audio....................................................................................................................................61Splitting Stereo Tracks ..........................................................................................................................62
Exporting A File...............................................................................................................................................66More Help.........................................................................................................................................................70
Audacity Documentation ......................................................................................................................70Online Forums.....................................................................................................................................70Mailing Lists.........................................................................................................................................70IRC........................................................................................................................................................70Web Search............................................................................................................................................71
License................................................................................................................................................................72Authors..............................................................................................................................................................73General Public License....................................................................................................................................75
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