[Final Cut Pro X] Record Voiceover

When adding a voiceover to a project in Final Cut Pro, generally the user would want to record in a program that's designed specifically for recording and editing, however Final Cut does still have a function that allows the users to record their own voiceovers.   First, adjust the playhead to the position on the

[Audacity] Adjust volume, pitch, tempo, fade in/out

Almost all Audacity effects can be accessed through the Effects menu. Using this menu, users can apply multiple different adjustments such as changing volume, pitch, tempo, or applying different types of fades. Generally, for making any notable audio adjustments, the Effect tab would be where to click.

[Audacity] Create a mono or stereo track

Before starting a recording, click Audacity > Preferences. Under the Devices tab will have the option to switch the audio channels between Mono and Stereo. If you are already working with an audio file, use the dropdown menu in the Track Control Panel (located at the left side of your track) to change the name

[Audacity] Change the volume of my recording

In order to change the volume of audio, click on Effect > Amplify. Decreasing the dB will lower the volume while increasing it will make the volume louder. Checking allow clipping while increasing the volume may make the recording peak in parts.

[Audacity] Remove noise (static)

In order to reduce noise in Audacity, click on Effects > Noise Reduction. In the Noise Reduction menu, there will step by step instructions on how what do to reduce the noise. First you’ll need to click Get Noise Profile. After the program is done, go back to the Noise Reduction window to apply the

[Audacity] Trim audio

The method in which audio should be trimmed in Audacity, is somewhat dependant on the use of the trimmed audio. If the trimmed audio isn’t going to be used for anything else, simply select the part that needs to be trimmed and hit delete. If the trimmed audio is going to be used in a

[Audacity] Manage audio devices

In order to edit audio devices in Audacity, click Audacity (Or Edit if you’re using Windows) > Preferences. Under “Devices”, the user can choose between different input and output devices. Preferences can also be used to edit the quality, volume, or other aspects of a playback.

[Audacity] Make a playback loop

In order to make an audio playback loop, click Transport > Loop Play. The playback should start automatically, and loop back to the beginning when it reaches the end. Interrupting or stopping the playback will stop the track from looping.

[Audacity] Change speed / tempo of recording

Like with changing the pitch, changing both speed and tempo is done by accessing the Effects menu. Go to Effect > Change Tempo / Change Speed. Changing the tempo of the recording will simply make it faster, while changing the speed will also affect the pitch. More info via Audacity Manual...

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