I’ve seen a new programme installed on my computer called audacity. It looks great, what is it?
Audacity is a free, easy-to-use audio editor and recorder.
You can use audacity to:
- Record live audio – for broadcast as a podcast for example
- Using additional equipment you can convert other media into digital recordings or CDs
- You can edit pre-recorded sound files
- Cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together
- Change the speed or pitch of a recording
For help, see Frequently Asked Questions or the following resources:
Documentation – Read the user manual and quick reference
See the Audacity Wiki, which is an extensive user-editable help resource including:
- Tutorials – step-by-step guides on performing common tasks in Audacity, such as making ringtones, removing vocals, mixing, creating podcasts and transferring tapes and records to computer
- Tips – these articles will help you work with and understand Audacity and audio hardware
- Audacity can be used to create podcasts, these can then be added to the University Media Library for viewing, conversion, embedding and storing.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for any further advice or help