knowIT

How do I perform basic audio editing in Audacity?

Here are a few tips for simple audio edits in Audacity. There are many more in-depth tutorials available on YouTube.

 

Delete Section of Audio

  1. Click and drag to select an area of audio you want to delete
  2. Press "Delete" on keyboard. This will cause audio following your selection to bump forward

 

Move a Section of Audio

  1. Click and drag to select an area of audio you want to move
  2. Click the Cut button (or Command+X)
  3. Click on the track where you want to place the audio
  4. Click Paste (or Command+V). This will insert the previously cut section of audio and bump the remaining audio back

 

Silence a section of Audio (without affecting duration)

  1. Click and drag to select an area of audio you want to silence
  2. Click the Silence button

 

Adjust Volume of a track

  1. Use the volume slider. Right to increase volume, left to decrease volume

 

 

Adjust Volume on a section of a track

 

  1. Select Envelope Tool
  2. Click on the track and drag up to increase volume, down to decrease volume
  3. Each time you click on the track you can create another volume adjustment

 

Attached Files
There are no attachments for this article.
Comments
There are no comments for this article. Be the first to post a comment.
Name
Email
Security Code Security Code
Related Articles RSS Feed
How do I download a Vidyo recording for use or editing offline?
Viewed 4813 times since Tue, Oct 28, 2014
How do I use the ConCap Studio123 (LIB123)?
Viewed 2123 times since Mon, May 9, 2016
How do I use Audacity to Record Audio in the ConCap Studio123 (LIB123)?
Viewed 1718 times since Tue, May 10, 2016
How do I use Media Express to Record Video in the ConCap Studio123 (LIB123)?
Viewed 2232 times since Tue, May 10, 2016
Troubleshoot Media Express in ConCap Studio123 (LIB123)
Viewed 1294 times since Wed, May 11, 2016