O'Reilly logo

Getting started with Audacity 1.3 by Bethany Hiitola

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 5. Advanced Editing: Fixing the Glitches and Removing the Noise

What we covered in the previous chapter were the basic editing features of Audacity. In this chapter we are going to get into some more advanced editing options. We are going to use some filters, clean up background noises, use the equalizer, learn how to change some other sound options such as pitch, speed, and tempo and as well as how to normalize volumes and even out the sound across the entire audio track.

Using filters

In audio editing, there are two types of filters: generator and processing. Generator effects artificially create sounds using your audio track (or add it in). Processing effects work with the existing audio and change it to suit your needs. When you install ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required