Thursday, November 8, 2007

Beginner Audacity Tutorial, WITH VIDEO!

Yes, an exclamation point in the title!

So, I've put together a little video with some basic tips to improving the sound of home recordings using Audacity.

And here it is:


Basically, we just want to clean up the sound of an audition. As an example, here's a sample of the audio used before cleaning:



And after:



Also, since the streaming vid is a little hard to see whats going on (even when you expand to full screen), I do have a high quality version hosted on divshare, but it's big (180MB) and DivShare is moving DOGSLOW right now.

AUDACITY TUTORIAL HIGH-ISH QUALITY

If anyone has any advice on better file hosting (for CHEAP), please let me know!

4 comments:

  1. Thanks so much for creating and posting this tutorial; very helpful!

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  2. try hulkshare.com

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  3. This was good. Any updates for using the newer version of Audacity (1.3)?

    As you know, the newer version has 3 settings, which makes it trickier.

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  4. I'd play around with it. Functionality isn't that different, but it gives you a few extra options for control. Run six different passes with slightly different output settings until you get a feel for it.

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