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LINKS TO VIDEO TUTORIALS USING AUDACITY AUDACITY, THE BASICS WEBSITES FOR SOUND FILES…
Here are some websites that you can get more samples from: http://www.findsounds.com/ http://simplythebest.net/sounds/ http://www.soundamerica.com/ http://www.wav-sounds.com/
Audacity basics: play record pause stop Fast forward/end Rewind/start ‘Wave form’ of the sound you have imported or recorded Time shift tool: move a clip forwards or backwards Select tool Envelope tool: trim a wave down to make it quieter Magnify tool Multi-tool: use a number of the other tools at once Draw tool: for making small changes when zoomed in
Audacity basics: Starting a new project: Open Audacity and save your project to a new folder in your area If you make a copy of the audio file before editing, it will copy the whole file into your project. If you read directly from the original file, it will draw a ‘picture’ of it and play unchanged parts of the file straight from the original sound file. So if you lose it, your in trouble!
Importing audio clips: Audacity basics: 1. drag and drop the audio file in to the Audacity window OR 2. Select Import Audio... in the Project menu Audacity can import WAV, AIFF, AU, IRCAM, MP3 and OGG files
Save as an MP3. In school, you will be asked to find the ‘lame.dll’ file. This can be found on the school network Exporting audio clips:
AO2: DESIGN AN AUDIO CLIP Audacity basics: To find out how to do some of these things, check out the ‘Tutorials’ section on www.ictpro.org, OR, have a look at these online video tutorials that help show some of the tools in action… www.ictpro.org Screencasts Audacityteam.org Msiwebvideo.com