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QNS Basic Audacity Tips

The Queensland Narrating Service put together these videos in 2011 to help their volunteers record and edit book narration, but the lessons they teach are just as applicable to anyone wanting to record and edit oral history interviews, and produce intros and outros for their audio tracks.

The host of this video series, Nick, uses a MacBook, which means that some things might be slightly different on a Windows system, but the basic lessons are the same. Short, sweet and simple, these helpful videos will get you started with Audacity and give you all the basic knowledge you need to make your first recordings..


Nick from the Queensland Narrating Service shows how to start recording a narration (1:44)


Nick from the QNS shows how to set your recording levels  (2:42)

Nick from the QNS talks about recording and editing audio in Audacity (4:19)


Nick from QNS shows how to export your finished recording  (4:22)

More from Nick at the QNS about recording and editing in Audacity  (3:25)


Nick from QNS talks about exporting your finished files to a USB  (3:23)

Nick from the QNS shows how to reopen saved files (1:34)


Some advanced editing techniques from Nick at the QNS  (5:00)


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