Audacity is a powerful open-source app for recording and editing audio… and best of all it’s free! Let our audio expert Joe Albano guide you through all the features of this popular audio editor for macOS, Windows and Linux.
Whether you’re looking to record a podcast, mix music, or master audio, you can’t go wrong with the free audio editor Audacity… as long as you know how to use it well! The software is quite different from other audio application, so there’s a bit of a learning curve, but don’t fret! Educator and audio expert Joe Albano is here with this video manual to show you exactly how to use Audacity.
Editing in Audacity needs a different approach than what you may be used to. That's why Joe starts by explaining the differences between destructive and non-destructive editing, and how this will affect your workflow in Audacity. Next, he explains how to set up Audacity’s preferences and organize your projects.
From there, Joe dives into the layout of the app. This is where you learn how to work in the project window and use the various tools, commands and keyboard shortcuts available. All the essential recording and editing features are clearly explained and demonstrated. This video manual also reveals how to use Audacity in a musical context, including how to work around Audacity’s limitations, how to use the built-in effect processors, and even how use Audacity for mastering applications.
If you want to learn Audacity, look no further. This video manual, by audio expert Joe Albano, will show you how to record and edit audio easily with Audacity!