Start Learning Audacity...For Free!
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Start Learning Audacity...For Free!

Learn the basics of the free audio editing software Audacity and tricks to enhance both your audio and your learning!
4.4 (188 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
4,312 students enrolled
Created by Pranav Guntunur
Last updated 12/2016
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 39 mins on-demand video
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Navigate the interface of Audacity
  • Edit audio in Audacity
  • Use various effects in Audacity
  • Create narrations and mix tracks in Audacity
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Requirements
  • No experience is required. Students will need a computer (preferably with an internal microphone) and an internet connection to use and download Audacity.
Description

Audacity is a free, very capable, award winning audio editor software that is used by thousands of people world-wide to edit audio for podcasts, videos, speeches and much more!

Start learning Audacity...for free, with this course! 

This course will teach you the basics of the Audacity interface, how to edit audio, record audio, add effects, and mix and render multiple tracks! Additionally, you will also learn useful techniques such as making your voice sound professional by using only Audacity. You will be learning through projects, the solutions of which I have described in steps. I’ll also explain some useful shortcuts and essential tricks as we go along. Each video is downloadable, so you can watch them anywhere, anytime!

Did I mention that it's free? Just enroll, have some fun, and give it a go!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for those who are beginning to learn audio editing.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:55
Introduction
01:55
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Let's Begin Editing Audio!
9 Lectures 14:43
An Intro to the Section
00:29

A Few Essential Prerequisites
00:45

Step 1: Importing Audio!
01:01

More on the Editor
01:50

Basics of Selecting Audio!
03:13

Step 2: Selecting 10 Seconds!
01:47

Step 3: Trimming the Audio!
02:12

Step 4: Fading the End!
01:29

Step 5: Exporting the Audio!
01:57
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Let's Record Something!
3 Lectures 02:30
An Intro to the Section
00:21

Step 1: Setting A Few Things Up
01:03

Step 2: Recording it
01:06
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Let's Make Our Voice Sound Better!
7 Lectures 08:01
An Intro to the Section
00:14

Step 1: Taking Out that Background Noise!
01:50

Step 2: Using that Compressor Effect!
00:46

Step 3: 'Enhancing' using the Equalization Effect
01:48

Step 4: Normalizing the Audio!
00:40

Step 5: Using the Limiter!
01:16

Step 6: The Final Touches
01:27
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Let's Add Some Music!
8 Lectures 10:56
An Intro to the Section
00:43

Step 1: Recording our Narration!
00:26

Step 2: A Challenge! (Editing the Recording)
01:06

Step 3: Adding that Music!
01:46

Step 4 (Part 1): How to Auto Duck! (Spoiler Alert: Not the bird)
02:19

Step 4 (Part 2): The Envelope Tool
01:56

Step 5: Fading In and Out!
01:55

Step 6: Mixing, Rendering and Exporting!
00:45
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 00:47
We Reached the End! (Conclusion)
00:47
About the Instructor
Pranav Guntunur
4.4 Average rating
188 Reviews
4,312 Students
1 Course
A Student, Always!

I'm currently a high school senior and I want to share my knowledge and help others out. My goal is to make learning easy and accessible for everyone. 

I initially started making my course as a side project, but it turned into a reality! I hope it's a stepping stone for any future courses! I always appreciate feedback, and request everyone to give it to me.

Enroll to my course, and happy learning!