BookmarkPrint
Contents
Home > Software & Programs > Audacity > Basic Editing - Audacity


Basic Editing - Audacity
Below are instructions for some basic editing you can do with your audio files in Audacity before exporting them.

Quick links to sections in this article:
Text Directions
Delete Sections
Trim Audio
Remove Background Noise
Video
Delete Sections
Trim Audio
Remove Background Noise

Deleting Sections

Step 1:Record your audio.

Step 2:
Click and drag to highlight the section you would like to delete.

Step 3:Click the Edit button on the menu bar and hover over Remove Audio or Labels.

Step 4:Choose Delete.

You have now deleted a section of audio.

Delete Sections Video
For a walk through of how to delete sections of audio, watch this Hoonuit video.

Trimming Your Audio


Step 1:Record your audio.

Step 2:Click and drag to highlight the part of the audio file you would like to keep.

Step 3:Click the Trim Audio button.

Your audio file has now been trimmed.

Trimming Video
For a walk through of how to trim your audio, watch this Hoonuit video.

Removing Background Noise

Step 1:Record your audio.

Step 2:Click and drag to select the section of the track that has background or unwanted noise in it.

Step 3:Click the Silence Audio button.

Step 4:Repeat for each section of unwanted noise.
You have now removed background noise in your audio file.


Remove Background Noise Video
For a walk through of how to rid yourself of unwanted background noise, watch this Hoonuit video.

Related Articles


helpdesk.etown.edu/helpconsole2012/kb/default.aspx?pageid=basic_editing