Workflow:. Content (write) Acquisition (record) Produce (edit) Author (compress/export as mp3) Add meta data (ID3 tags) Distribute (ftp to moodle). Audacity. We’re going to use a free, open source audio editing program that is already on your computer. The icon looks like this:.
We’re going to use a free, open source audio editing program that is already on your computer.
The icon looks like this:
Don’t have it?
navigate on to the –t-drive > software>rec tec
drag the whole Audacity folder into your program files on your –c- drive.
After the audacity folder is on your –c- drive, double click on the icon and you’ll get a window that looks like this:
After you've recorded your audio, you'll see a track with some blue waveforms in your project window.
Selection - selects the range of audio you want to edit or listen to
Envelope - changes the volume over time
Draw - modifies individual samples
Zoom - lets you zoom in and out
Time-shift - lets you slide tracks left or right on the timeline
Multi-tool - lets you access all of these tools at once,
depending on the location of the mouse and keys you
are holding down.
click, hold and drag over the area you
want to select.
Cut, copy, paste, undo and redo are pretty obvious.
Trim - deletes everything but the area you’ve selected
Silence - will erase the audio you’ve selected and replace it with silence
Zoom in and out - lets you zoom in and out
Zoom to selection -– will zoom in on the area you’ve selected
Zoom to whole project –- will let you see the whole project in the time line