What is Audacity?
Audacity is a free open source software that is easy-to-use and allows multi-track audio editing and recording. Its features include recording, exporting / importing, adjusting sound quality, editing, and adding special effects.
The software is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems. The interface of Audacity is also translated into many languages. [More Information]
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Audio Recording & Editing
Why use Audacity?
Audacity has a lot of features when it comes to editing or recording audio. It is very easy to learn and can be a great resource for both faculty and students.
It can also be useful in recording lessons, readings, or slideshow presentations to help assist students and decrease the amount of questions in or outside of the classroom. [More Information]
How to use Audacity
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- Audacity is installed on all Hub loaner laptops, PCs and Macs.
- Audacity is free to download and install on personal computers.
- To install Audacity on Cambrian-issued computers, please log a ticket with the IT Help Desk.
Step-by-step Text Instructions:
Showcasing examples and resources from our very own Cambrian College faculty and staff: