Audacity for Audio Recording & Editing Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class

Baltimore, Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., Virtually Online Live & On-Site at Your Location

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Course Information & Why You Should Attend

Duration & Times: 2 Days – 8:30AM-3:00PM ET / 5:30AM-12:00PM PT (30 Minute Complimentary Lunch)

Locations for Training:

Course Description: In this two-day, hands-on Audacity training course, you will learn easy-to-use tools for editing and recording sound. Audacity is a simple cross-platform multi-track audio editor that makes production more efficient for videos, podcasts, eLearning, radio, music, and more. Audacity can record live audio through a microphone or mixer, or digitize recordings from cassette tapes, records or minidiscs. This is a free open-source software available on Apple Mac, Windows, and Linux.

Prerequisites: Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders. Students must have a microphone and speakers for recording and playing audio.

Job Roles That Use Audacity:
Music Producers
e-Learning Developers
Video Editors
Audio Editors

Projects That Use Audition:
Editing Audio for Videos, Podcasts, eLearning, Radio, and Music
Editing Recorded Content

 

Audacity for Audio Recording & Editing Course Outline

1. Getting Started
What does Audacity do?
Basics of a Sound
Glossary of Audio Terminology

2. Set up Audacity
Installing Audacity on Windows
Updating Audacity on Windows
Project compatibility
Extensions
Help

3. Audacity Interfacing
Audio interface basics
Audio set-up on Windows
Testing inputs and outputs
Quick-Play
Scrubbing
Undo, Redo and History
Getting Audio from YouTube, CDs, and your drive

4. Audacity Interface
Audacity Workspace
Navigation
Customizing Audacity
Zooming Overview and Vertical Zooming
Zoom levels
Selecting audio
Track focus

5. Basic Editing
Opening and editing a file
Managing Audacity projects
Track panel
Selecting a region to change the levels
Cutting, deleting, and pasting audio regions
Making quiet audio louder
Trimming audio
Fading in and out
Pasting into an existing TARGET track
Pasting into a new track
To avoid clicks try to start and stop your selection at zero
Splitting and Joining Stereo Tracks

6. Audio Restoration
Split stereo tracks
Noise removal
Normalization
Remove clicks and scratches
Truncate silence
Change tempo
Change pitch
Why change Speed is not necessary

7. Mastering
Show clipping
Compress dynamic range
Equalization
Ambience
Creating loops
Metadata
Output formats (WAV, MP3)

8. Creating and Recording Files
Secrets of recording great audio
Microphones
Record with a USB device
Speakers and headphones
Setting for recording
Recording
Timer Recording
Punch and Roll Recording advanced
Overdubbing advanced
Fix timing and latency errors advanced

9. Multitrack Sessions
Tracks, channels, and clips
How to make a multitrack recording
Label Tracks
Aligning and moving tracks
Time Shift Tool
Auto ducking
Mixing Audio Tracks
Importing Audio

10. Effects, Generators and Analyzers Effects
Generators
Analyzers (Analyze menu)
Effects basics (EQ, Reverb, Delay, Base. Treble)

11. Preferences
Resetting Audacity preferences
Devices
Playback
Recording
Quality
Interface
Tracks
Import/Export
Projects
Libraries
Spectrograms
Directories
Effects
Keyboard and Mouse

Disclaimer: All course objectives and outlines are used as a guideline and are subject to change to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

Software Versions: ThinkB!G open enrollment classes are taught on the most current version of software whenever possible. To request a specific version, please Contact Us or call us at 301-362-2250.

What You Get
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Instructors that are Senior Consultants Certified by Adobe (ACI), Apple (ACT), & Microsoft (MCT)
  • Official Curriculum Courseware & Personal Use of Class Recording for Limited Time
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Computer with Software & Class Files (In Person Only)
  • Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only)
  • Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only)
  • Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only)
  • Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
  • Free Parking (In Person Only)
Pricing

Public Enrollment Training

Commercial Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $795
GSA/Government Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $640.81
Non-Profit/Education Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $745

Dates to Register!

 

Custom Private Training – Onsite at Your Location, Online Live, or at ThinkB!G

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Custom Private Training

We offer this course as Custom Private Training or Project Based Training®!

If you have a team of individuals, you can receive bulk discounts by doing your own Private training session & cover your specific learning objectives! We can have the Private Training at ThinkB!G in Columbia, Maryland, Virtually Online Live (Available for Most Courses), or Onsite at Your Location.

What's Included?

  • Custom Outline to include Targeted Topics Based on Your Learning Needs
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Instructors that are Senior Consultants Certified by Adobe (ACI), Apple (ACT), & Microsoft (MCT)
  • Official Curriculum Courseware
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Computer (Apple Mac or Windows PC) with Software & Class Files (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
  • Free Parking (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)

Submit details and a formal training quote will be sent to you!

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Policies

Payment Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training class.

 

Payment Policy for Private & Project Based Training® Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training service.  Pricing provided is firm fixed price based on number of students.  Client is responsible for entire amount regardless of change in number of registrations.

 

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

  • Classes may be canceled if less than 4 students are registered. We will notify you of cancellations no later than 16 business days prior to class.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling more than 16 business days prior to class: You are eligible for a refund or free reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling less than 16 business days prior to class: No refund. No Reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • No Shows without contact: No refund. No Reschedule.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Custom/Private and On-Site Training Classes

  • No penalty if cancellation/reschedule is 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class.
  • 50% penalty will be incurred if cancellation/reschedule is less than 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class. This fee is to cover instructor expenses, travel, and course materials purchased.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Individual Students in Custom/Private Training Classes

  • Individual students registered in a private class, who cancel or do not show, are not eligible for a partial refund or reschedule. Please contact your class organizer or manager if you need to cancel.
Reviews

Average Review: 5 out of 5

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Learned so many functions!
"Excellent Class!!! Learned so many functions that I've never known before." - Suemeng, DOD (Audacity for Audio Recording & Editing)
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Easy to Follow & Informative!
"The Audacity class was easy to follow along and very informative." - Kristopher, DOD (Audacity for Audio Recording & Editing)