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Getting started with Audacity 1.3 by Bethany Hiitola

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Chapter 8. Importing and Adding Background Music

You can use Audacity to import music into your project, convert different audio files from one format to another, bring in multiple files and convert them, and more. In this chapter, we will learn how to add background music into your podcast, overdub, and fade in and out. We will also discuss some additional information about importing music from CDs, cassette tapes, and vinyl records.

Importing digital music into Audacity

Before you can add background music to any Audacity project, you'll first have to import a digital music file into to the project itself.

Importing WAV, AIFF, MP3, and MP4/M4A files

Audacity can import a number of music file formats. WAV, AIFF, MP3 are most common, but it can also ...

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