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Audacity

Audacity is free open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. Audacity can be used to record live audio; convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs; edit Ogg Vorbis, MP3 and WAV sound files; cut, copy, splice and mix sounds together; and change the speed or pitch of a recording.

Getting Started with Audacity

Download Audacity for free at http://audacity.sourceforge.net/.

To create MP3 files with Audacity, install the LAME encoder that can be downloaded at lame-3.96.1.zip.

Tutorials

The following Flash videos and handouts will show you several aspects of using Audacity:

Topic Handouts Videos
Installation Handout Video
Interface Handout Video
Sound Recording Handout Video
Saving Handout Video

Faculty and staff are welcome to visit e-Learning in Room 106 of the Mathematics-Computer Science Building or call (325) 942-2334, ext. 6263, with any questions, comments or concerns.

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