A Basic Guide On How To Edit Your Podcast In Audacity


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If you’re trying to learn how to edit your own podcast in Audacity, you need to do so from the beginning. Doing it the wrong way can cause major problems with your podcast. It also can’t edit your audio files as well as you’d like. This article is about A Basic Guide on How to Edit Your Podcast in Audacity.

Let’s start with Audacity. The program is free, but it isn’t very user-friendly. Not only does it take a long time to load, but it doesn’t do a good job of editing your audio files either.

A Basic Guide on How to Edit Your Podcast in Audacity
A Basic Guide on How to Edit Your Podcast in Audacity

In order to get started in editing your podcasts in Audacity, you need to make sure you understand how to import your audio files. You’ll also need to open your files correctly. I recommend creating a batch file that lets you import your audio files one by one without messing up your system.

When you have your batch file loaded, you need to import your files into Audacity. That’s actually pretty easy, but you need to use the right way to do it. This article explains how to import your audio files into Audacity in the correct way.

How To Edit Your Podcast In Audacity

The first thing you need to do is open your audio files in Audacity and then copy the file extension. If the file extension is .mp3, for example, then just add the letter ‘a’ to the end of it. There are lots of different extensions that you can use.

Now you need to find the properties of your audio files in Audacity. Use the panel to bring up the properties list. After you have that open, look for the output tab.

A Basic Guide on How to Edit Your Podcast in Audacity
A Basic Guide on How to Edit Your Podcast in Audacity

Under the Output tab, look for the padding box. Add at least an inch to it, so your audio files will be free of padding. (If you don’t see this box, that means you haven’t yet imported your audio files.)

Now you need to make sure you’ve got your audio files converted to WAV format, which is the right way to do this. Go to Tools and then Convert WAV Files. In the window that opens, double click on the one called Convert WAV to AIFF.

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Next, the press plays on the first track of your audio files and hit the play button on the second track. When your files have loaded, you can use the Import button under the Samples tab. Click the play button and hit play again on the second track.

Now copy the Track Number, which is what shows up after you hit play on the second track. Click on the new track, and then use the Format menu to choose WAV.

A Basic Guide on How to Edit Your Podcast in Audacity
A Basic Guide on How to Edit Your Podcast in Audacity

You can also change the fill color or the size of the audio files if you’d like, but again you need to use the right way to do it. Click the module button under the volume control, and then drag the bottom slider. Once you’ve done that, you need to go to the samples tab and look for the track selection button.

Now you can choose the tracks you want to edit. Click the ‘Edit’ button at the bottom of the Audacity window. Hit play and your audio files should start to export.

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