Audacity for beginners: audio recording and editing
What you'll learn
- Record audio files with Audacity
- The course covers all the fundamental tools for the most important audio editing tasks
- Copy, trim, cut and paste audio regions
- Use pro effects in audio: reverb, echo, EQ, etc.
- Convert different kinds of audio files: wav to mp3, FLAC, etc.
- Improve the quality of audio files, remove noise, clicks, pops, etc.
- Audacity software already installed
- Computer speakers or headphones
- Computer microphone (optional)
In this digital age, audio production has become a compulsory skill for anyone developing internet, entertainment and media content. In this sense, there are very good tools to accomplish this task. Audacity is the most popular, free, cross-platform and easy to use software for audio editing and recording. It has all the audio functions you would need for most projects.
With this course you will learn how to:
Record high quality audio files.
Trim, copy and repeat audio regions with confidence.
Apply professional effects: equalization, compression, reverb, echo, pitch shifting and many more!
Convert audio files from WAV and AIFF to FLAC, mp3, Ogg Vorbis and others.
Mix and render files or songs.
Remove clips and noises.
A complete and easy-to-follow course for audio editing and recording
This course has been designed to be a fast and easy way to get the work done, with practical and "to the point" examples and explanations. You can study a couple of lessons in only 15 minutes! You will learn step-by-step the tricks that most audio professionals use everyday. Forget about tons of tutorials with mixed information.
This course was prepared by a certified Audio Engineering instructor, with more that 15 years of teaching experience. His former students now work for companies like: Sony Music, Televisa and they are even Grammy Award winners, so teaching quality is warrantied.
The course is based on common problems and how to solve them:
How record audio
How get rid of noise
How convert or export an audio file
You will get the explanations and see how to do it step-by-step in Audacity. This course is great for musicians, editors, podcasters, video producers, DJ's and audio enthusiasts in general.
You will be guided by a certified audio instructor (Meyer Sound, Yamaha, Steinberg), with more than 18 years of teaching experience at all levels. From professional seminars and courses up to university lectures, so, teaching quality is guaranteed.
Join more than 10,000 students worldwide with one of the best-rated instructors on Udemy!
If you want to learn how to record and edit audio in a clear and efficient way, this course is for you!
Who this course is for:
- This course can be useful to anybody who needs practical techniques in digital audio editing
- Podcasters, instructors, DJ´s, musicians, video editors are welcome!
- Media producers, internet radio and video game producers
Marco Galvan has been active in the music and audio business for more than 18 years. He holds a B.Eng with a major in Acoustics from the National Polytechnic Institute. He is a professional musician, arranger and composer with studies at Berklee College of Music and he holds Certificates in Music Theory and Keyboard Performance from the ABRSM and Trinity College London. In the audio field, he studied at Alchemea College in London and holds several certifications like: Pro Tools User, Meyer Sound System Design, Nexo and DiGiCo operator among others.
Currently, he works as a Mastering Engineer at eMastered and as an Associate Professor at Anahuac University, with more than 16 years of teaching experience. Many of his former students currently work for companies like: Sony Music Entertainment (Grammy Award winner), Televisa, TV Azteca, OCESA, Meyer Sound; and for international Latin artists like Emmanuel, Carlos Vives and Alexander Acha, performing in world-class events like Festival Viña del Mar.
The recommended order to take his courses from zero is:
- Audio Engineering fundamentals
- Audacity for beginners
- Applied Modern Harmony
- Audio Equalization techniques
- Audio Compression techniques
- Audio Effects and Processors
- Audio Mastering
Marco Galván ha estado activo en la industria de la música y el audio por más de 18 años. Tiene el grado de Ingeniero con especialidad en Acústica por el Instituto Politécnico Nacional. Es músico, arreglista y compositor profesional con estudios en Berklee College of Music y cuenta con certificados en Teoría Musical y Teclados por la ABRSM y el Trinity College London. En el terreno del audio cursó estudios en el Alchemea College de Londres y tiene diversas certificaciones como: Operador Pro Tools, Diseño de Sistemas Meyer Sound, Operador Nexo y DiGiCo entre otras.
Actualmente labora como ingeniero de masterización en eMastered y como profesor asociado en la Universidad Anáhuac, con más de 16 años de experiencia docente. Muchos de sus antiguos estudiantes trabajan para compañías como Sony Music (ganador de premio Grammy), Televisa, TV Azteca, OCESA, Meyer Sound; y para artistas internacionales como Emmanuel, Carlos Vives y Alexnder Acha, actuando en eventos de clase mundial como el Festival Viña del Mar.
El orden recomendado para tomar sus cursos desde cero es:
- Fundamentos de ingeniería en audio
- Introducción al uso de DAW's
- Armonía y teoría musical aplicada
- Uso de consolas mezcladoras
- Técnicas de ecualización
- Técnicas de compresión
- Efectos y procesadores de audio
- Fundamentos de Pro Tools
- Principios de la mezcla musical
- Masterización de audio