An open source tool for creating and editing digital audio files By Tim VanSlyke What you need A computer A microphone and speakers or a multimedia headset. The Audacity program How to get Audacity You can download Audacity for free from the Audacity Web site:
By Tim VanSlyke
You can download Audacity for free from the Audacity Web site:
Here you can set the devices to use for recording and playback
For most spoken text mono is sufficient and half as large as stereo.
A sample rate of 22 K Hz is very good quality, 11 K Hz is even smaller and the quality would be fine for most purposes.
You can locate the LAME Lib extension using this button
Set the MP3 Bit rate to 64 for much smaller files.
Click here to delete a track