Questions tagged [audacity]

Audacity is a free and open-source digital audio recording and editing application featuring support for a large number of file formats, multitrack mixing and a wide selection of digital effects, with support for more effects via LADSPA (and optionally VST) plug-ins.

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Installing Audacity in Parrot OS : Step by Step

I am new in the Parrot OS and downloading apps in it is entirely different from windows.Can anyone give me a step-by-step tutorial on how to install Audicity.
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Can't select spectral range in Audacity

On Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, in both audacity from the repo (2.2.1) and form the current release source code (2.3.2), I can't select a range. All the tutorials (including the ones on YouTube) indicate in ...
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PC How to record phone call - other side speech is NOT recorded?

On VOIP phone call, using Zoiper software on computer (Windows 10), I am trying to record the entire phone call conversation but the problem is that Audacity, regardless if incoming ( * ) or outgoing (...
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Removing the first and last second of a segment?

Is it possible to set up a recording delay? And also to automate the removal of the last few moments of a segment I've recorded? I'm trying to preclude keyboard/mouse sounds rather than process them ...
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To remove the most recent segment of recording?

I'm trying to create a hotkey that will start the recording over when I'm recording a segment of audio. For example, if I'm 3 minutes into my recording, press pause, record 20 seconds, and then ...
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No Stereo Mix Input in brand new MS Surface Pro 6?

I require stereo mix input for my work (use of Audacity, Goldwave and Sound Forge). It is not disabled. It is simply not there. Have downloaded audio drivers from Realtek and via W10 Update, no change....
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I have 2 Audacity windows: how can I use microphone 1 in window 1 and microphone 2 in window 2?

I have 2 Audacity windows: how can I use microphone 1 in window 1 and microphone 2 in window 2? Whenever I change the microphone in one window, it changes the microphone and the other window. I use ...
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Why are wav and mp3 files different lengths in some tools and frameworks?

Using Audacity, I have exported a mp3 file from a very short wav file. Bringing the mp3 file back into Audacity and viewing the wav and mp3 together shows the files as different lengths with (mostly!)...
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In Audacity is There Any Way to Add New Tracks at the Current Location?

In Audacity whenever you start a new track it adds it to the very bottom of your project. If you're on track #10 in the middle of fifty tracks, this is super annoying, as you then have to drag the ...
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How to stretch a shorter audio track to fit longer video with Audacity

I've demuxed an audio commentary track from a DVD release of a movie. My plan is to mux this commentary track back into a Blu-Ray version of the movie. However, the problem is that the Blu-Ray is 4 ...
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Using Audacity to record a call

I set Windows WASAPI, Microphone Array (laptop built in soundcard), 2 (Stereo) like this: and it records what I am saying but not the other party. I guess I could run another project to record the ...
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Audacity won't see my headphones, but still plays on them

Audacity sees only "Microsoft sound mapper" and "speakers", while my headphones are also plugged in. If I select "Microsoft sound mapper" it will obviously play on the headphones, but if I select "...
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How to import .3gpp to audacity?

On Linux Mint 17, I was able to import .3gpp audio files to audacity. I installed audacity on Windows 10 but I receive this error when I import the.3gpp audio files: Audacity didn't recognize the ...
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mp3 audio file is missing parts, but only when played on a phone's onboard speakers

I'm trying to edit a podcast, and in order to test whether the file sounded right, I tried listening to it on my phone. This podcast is an .mp3 file that was edited in Audacity, and it contains two ...
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Is it possible to get a “track length list” from Audacity?

I have an Audacity project (well, actually several), and I want to use it with a set of slides to create a video. To progress the slides at the appropriate time, I need to know the exact length of ...
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How to start WASAPI recording immediately regardless of system sound output?

I use Audacity's WASAPI feature to do all loopback recording. Recently I've had a problem where it will not start recording until it detects any sound, instead of recording right away regardless of ...
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How to remove all the default Audacity effects?

I just installed a fresh copy of Audacity and there are a few presets I want to turn off When I listen to playback, there's a few seconds at the beginning where the volume goes from quieter to louder....
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Is it possible to cut mp3 file with Audacity without losing any quality (recording, etc.)?

I want to cut mp3 files with Audacity without losing any quality (recording, etc.). I am aware of other options but I want to do it with Audacity if possible because I use it for other things too.
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How can I import audio sequentially in Audacity?

I am currently work on a large recording project. It consists of various telephone recordings that I then narrate in separate files. Each recording and corresponding narrated it saved in a separate ...
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How to enhance 22.05 kHz speech audio material for listening purposes to 44.1 kHz?

I have found a really interesting radio novel on the web, and I would like to attract attention of one of my acquaintances to it. Unfortunately the audio material has poor quality, only 22.05 kHz and ...
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Audacity freezes when attempting to record from my blue snowball microphone, while it's plugged into a hub

Audacity, by and large, works fine for me. I use Linux Mint 19 at the moment. When I have my Blue Snowmall microphone plugged in directly, it has zero issues reading from it. However, when I plug ...
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How to remove songs from vocals using audacity

If you search the web, you'll find a lot answers with this subject: " How to Remove Vocals from Songs Using Audacity " But i want to remove songs from the audio Is it possible?
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ffmpeg reduce background noise

Audacity has a great noise reduction process that I've found works very well: select a "quiet" sample section of audio, choose Effects>Noise Reduction>Get Noise Profile. Then select whole stream, ...
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Has stereo mix really disappeared from Surface Pro / Windows 10?

I cannot find stereo mix anywhere on my surface pro (5). Looking on Internet, seems people have same problem https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/surface/forum/surfpro4-surfmusic/how-can-i-enable-...
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How to view the periodogram or FFT of a WAV file in Audacity?

I’m trying to visualize the periodogram (or the Fourier transform (FFT)) of a WAV file (not a spectrogram produced by a sliding window). Is it possible to do this using Audacity?
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No “Mono” option for each track

I followed this link https://audacity.wonderhowto.com/how-to/remove-vocals-from-songs-using-audacity-162272/ to remove vocal from a song in mp3 format. When I reach "Step 4 Set Each Track to Mono", ...
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Is it possible to use Audacity as a simple sample editor?

It's a weird question but here's my workflow. I want to be able to open a WAV file from other DAWs, like Ableton or Reason in Audacity. Apply some effects and maybe do some slicing, then get the ...
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How to increase the waveform view range?

http://manual.audacityteam.org/man/audacity_waveform.html The default track created in Audacity when you press the record button is a stereo track displayed in Waveform view with a linear ...
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How can I apply a chain in Audacity only using the keyboard?

I can navigate most of Audacity's dialogs using only the keyboard, but I cannot find how to use the "Apply to Current Project" button from the "Apply Chain" dialog window. I can move up or down to ...
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Audacity hangs while editing common labels

Using Audacity in Debian Jessie, I opened a full album mp3 (about 41.6 MB, 43 minutes), and I want to split it in smaller mp3 using labels. The problem is, sometimes, when I start to edit a label, it ...
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Audio files corrected by mp3gain won't play in Audacity anymore

I'm using mp3gain to adjust the volume of several mp3 tracks (I want them to sound equally loud). I have downloaded the source code from the project website, unzipped it to a folder and run make and ...
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Import FFmpeg into Audacity

I'm trying to import FFmpeg into Audacity (so I can encode AAC audio) But the latest FFmpeg Windows build doesn't include the avformat-55.dll file I need. Where can I find this file, or is it not ...
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Installing Audacity plugins without administrative privileges

Is there a way to direct Audacity in the Program Files (x86) folder to look into my flash drive for its plugins? I am not allowed to change any program files due to lack of administrative privilege, ...
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Audio crackle when using Multi-Output Device (Mac OS)

(It's my first post on this forum, please edit this Q if necessary.) I have recently obtained a copy of Ableton Live + a Launchpad, which I am using to record covers of songs. After a bit of googling ...
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How much disk space is required for importing a 180MB mp3 file into Audacity?

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 and Audacity 2.1.2. I would like to split a 180MB mp3 file (that is several hours of audio) into smaller chunks (chapters). The drive I am working on has about 5GB of free ...
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Improve audio recording volume using Audacity

I have an audio recording in .amr format. The audio is around 40-45 minutes long. I have two persons voice recorded in it. The recorder was nearer to one person than the other. I would like to make ...
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Audacity allow to change both bitrate and sampling rate

Audacity lets to change both the sampling rate and bit rate while exporting the audio file.Does this mean that after the bit rate change the previously changed sampling rate is changed according to ...
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Steinberg's Nuendo 4 Video Subtitles

I am using Steinberg's Nuendo 4 to edit audio tracks in an H264 MP4 video, and I would like to show the subtitles in the Nuendo local video player. Nuendo 4 doesn't seem to have import subtitles ...
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Reorder audio in Audacity

Let's say I have an mp3 with 2 distinct parts and silence separating them: 00:00:00 to 00:00:15 - first part of audio 00:00:15 to 00:00:30 - silence 00:00:30 to 00:00:45 - second part of audio How ...
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Audacity | Split | duplicate split-positions onto another layer

Audacity_2.1.2 win10_Home_x64 AUDACITY How to do a split Edit -> Clip-Boundaries -> Split depending on whether it's a point vs. selection CTRL-I Point vs. Selection Point A point will only ...
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WAV Audio File Repair with Audacity: Increase Speed and Remove Repeated Gaps

I have a corrupt mono wav file: 16 bit PCM 44100Hz - mono. It is a recording of 2 voices. Voice 1 can be heard if the speed is increased by 5 times exactly. Voice 2 is heard if the "gaps" / silences ...
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Audacity | Track Name (layers) | batch-export all of track-audio according to it's given Name

Audacity 2.1.2 Windows7_x64_hp Using Audacity as my preferred audio-editor, I've managed to use it long enough to understand it's mistakes and hassles. PROBLEM I want to be able to Batch-export ...
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Audacity and SoundTap won't recognise any recording devices?

Audacity and SoundTap won't recognise any of my recording devices? However under Recording Devices, both my microphone drivers are recognised as making sound. Please help.
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Android media playback - mp3 (and ogg) sound is distorted from phone speakers

I have lately been converting audio cassettes to digital sound, using Audacity. I am successful with many of them, but I encounter a peculiar problem during some of these conversions, that no web ...
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Read wav file header - possibly with audacity - on linux

On ubuntu linux, I want to be able to inspect a wav file such that I can read the wav header to determine the format. I have the tool audacity which, as an audio tool seems pretty good, but I can't ...
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Using Audacity to find and eliminate spikes

I downloaded a song that, for whatever reason, has tiny (much too short to eliminate using noise removal) peaks laced throughout it. The track is a little over an hour long, so finding and repairing ...
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How to edit system sound in Audacity?

I can apply certain effects to audio files in Audacity. Can I apply them to the entire Windows system as well? Like the sound coming from my speakers. I don't want to record it, but edit it in ...
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How to record the output of audio card in 10 second chunks?

I want to record the output of my sound card. I understand that there are options (e.g. Stereo Mix with Audacity, Virtual Audio Cable, etc...). However, I want to record it in 10 second chunks (or ...
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ffmpeg: Removing parts with silence: Efficiently remove several parts of a Video

I'm trying to remove parts of a video, where there is no (or little) audio. For this I use audacity (Analyze->Sound finder) and export the Label Track. This results in something like this: 0.000000 ...
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Replace segment with ambient noise in Audacity

I have an video recording where the audio part consists of people speaking and various ambient noise, where I would like to remove some of the spoken parts. I am not a sound engineer pro, but I ...