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Getting started with Audacity 1.3 by Bethany Hiitola

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Chapter 2. The Basics: Setting Up a Project

Having learnt the basics of Audacity and all of its tools in the main window, it's now time to get started with a project. In this chapter you'll learn how to create a new project, set your preliminary preferences, choose quality settings, and determine how you will export your project when it is complete. You'll even start planning your first recording session.

Creating a new project

When you open Audacity for the first time, it automatically opens a new, empty project. To begin, you'll want to make sure that you give the project it's own name and folder location for file management purposes. Then you'll know where the files are saved and stored for your project. To do this is simple: from the main menu, ...

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