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Getting started with Audacity 1.3 by Bethany Hiitola

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Pointers for working in Audacity

Whenever you work with Audacity, there are some rules that you should remember that will make your projects run a little bit more smoothly. These include:

  • There is one audio clip per track. Remember that a clip is simply a piece of audio that is imported, recorded, split, or duplicated from another track.
  • A track, on the other hand, is one continuous piece of audio (as shown in your timeline). This means that it can only carry one piece of audio at a time. You can add to an audio track by pasting audio into it, inserting silence, or cutting a piece away, but it will always be one continuous piece of audio.
  • Audacity always records to a new track. When you click on Record, this will always be a new audio track to work ...

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