Audacity is an open-source audio editing tool freely available for Mac, PC, and Linux operating systems. The instructions for installing are located on the download site.
The following equipment is available from the circulation desk in Skillman Library:
Using a USB mic to record is recommended because the quality will be better even though it’s possible to use a built-in microphone if your device is equipped with one.
Audacity supports importing a number of popular file types such as WAV and MP3.
Please note: If you receive an FFmpeg error when importing audio, you will need to download and install the FFmpeg package in addition to installing Audacity.
Below are a number of commonly used tools.
Save often by going to “File” in the menu and clicking “Save Project.” If you’re working on your own computer then that’s it. However, if you’re working on a lab computer:
The following sites offer music and sound effects at no cost, though those taking advantage of these services should read each site’s terms of service and/or Creative Commons licensing.
The following site offers a method for creating a compelling public service announcement (PSA):