Audacity Settings for Recording

Let’s run through the appropriate recording settings in Edit > Preferences. (Please visit Chapter 13 and Chapter 14 to learn how to tune your PC for audio recording and managing your sound devices.)

First, open a new Audacity project and use File > Save As to save and name your new project. You can’t save changes while Audacity is recording, so you might take advantage of short breaks to stop recording, press ctrl-S or use File > Save Project, and then pick up where you left off with shift-Record.

Set your recording and playback devices on the Edit > Preferences > Devices tab and set the number of channels you are recording. Audacity will show only the number of channels that your recording interface supports. Windows ...

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