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Audacity

Time: 9AM - 4PM Eastern Time (ET)
Duration: 1 Day
Course Code: ADAD101

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • create audio recordings and productions using the open-source software Audacity
  • use recording techniques and audio file formats
  • import and navigate audio clips
  • use essential techniques such as trim, working with zero-crossings, adjusting playback rates, working with tempo, speed, and pitch, and creating fades
  • use recording workflow techniques such as punch and roll, mixing and resampling, aligning tracks, and using sync-lock
  • work with noise reduction and audio restoration
  • apply various effects and filters
  • save and export your audio clips
  • produce high-quality audio tracks

Prerequisites

None

Public Class Schedule

Location Language Date Price Register
Web-based(Opens in new window) English June 19, 2024 $ 545.00

Course Outline

  • introduction
    • sound recording and production overview
    • various recording techniques
    • microphone types and usage
    • microphone placement and controls
    • overview of the audio editing process
    • various audio formats for multimedia productions
    • audio bit rates and sampling rates
    • amplitude and frequency
    • Audacity preferences and shortcuts
  • working with Audacity
    • working with Audacity interface
    • importing audio clips in Audacity
    • navigating audio clips (zooming and scrolling)
    • selecting and playing audio tracks
    • various playback options and rates
    • working with zero crossings
    • wave and spectral view
    • changing tempo, speed and pitch
    • trimming and splitting an audio clip
    • creating fade (in / out)
  • recording in Audacity
    • recording a new track
    • timer, punch and roll recording
    • adding and removing tracks
    • mixing and resampling
    • align and sort tracks
    • using sync-lock tracks
    • crossfading clips and tracks
    • working with auto duck
  • noise reduction and restoration
    • using normalize and loudness normalization
    • amplification and peak amplitude
    • working with compressor
    • spectrogram view and noise analysis
    • noise profile and reduction
    • click removal and repair
  • effects and filters
    • distortion filter and types
    • creating echo, delay and reverb
    • graphic and curve equalizers
    • silence and truncate silence
    • working with low and high pass filters
    • sound generate filters
    • add and remove plug-ins
    • vocoder and wahwah effects
  • saving and exporting
    • saving and managing Audacity projects
    • export selected audio
    • export multiple audio clips
    • export mp3, wave, flac...
    • export to external plug-ins

Private training is available for this course.

Call us at 1-888-484-2933 to learn more about our flexible scheduling options or complete our Information Request Form.

Required Technical Set-Up for Remote Online Participation
  • 2 monitors or screens. If you don’t have a second monitor connected to your primary computer, you could use a second computer such as a laptop. 1 screen is used to watch the instructor, the second is for you to perform the exercises.
  • High-speed internet connection
  • Google Chrome preferred (Alternative: Microsoft Edge)
  • Speaker & microphone, either built-in to your computer or external
  • For complete set-up information, please visit our web based manual
Our Policies

Registration Information

Classes are from 9:00am - 4:00pm Eastern Standard Time
Registrations are accepted in the order they are received.

Payment Options & Guidelines

We accept the following forms of payment: Visa and MasterCard

FlexPass Booking & Cancellation Policy

Eliquo Training and Development Inc. will make every attempt to be flexible in regard to class cancellations and rescheduling. In an attempt to ensure that everyone enjoys a consistent training experience, Eliquo offers the following policies.

Course Registration Terms

All cancellations and rescheduling requests must be made a minimum of six (6) business days prior to scheduled class. Changes must be made through the Student Support Centre. In the event that a class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, you can reserve a seat in the next available class. You will be notified of a class cancellation by email at least five (5) business days in advance of the scheduled class. Eliquo Training and Development Inc. also reserves the right to postpone or cancel a class at any time for just cause such as instructor illness or other environmental factors. Eliquo is not responsible for any error in the delivery of the email notice where the error is due to the recipient’s email client or service.

If an Individual FlexPass participant does not attend classes or does not provide the required cancellation request (as above), two (2) times or more in a single month, and the occurrence happens on two (2) occasions throughout the FlexPass term, the FlexPass may be terminated without a refund.

Eliquo Individual FlexPasses are designated for one person only. Any abuse of the engagement from code sharing or other instances of shared participation under one account will result in the FlexPass being terminated without a refund.

Eliquo reserves the right to limit class participant enrolment to ensure courses are delivered effectively. Most classes are limited to a maximum of 12 participants.

Eliquo's Individual FlexPass program is subject to any applicable taxes.

Classes are offered on a first come first serve basis.

Web-Based Training

Eliquo Training and Development Inc. requires that web-based class participants follow the supplied set-up and testing procedures a minimum of three (3) days in advance of their class start date in order to avoid technical issues on the day of their class.

Eliquo is not responsible for participants who are experiencing technical difficulties due to issues incurred on their own computer network(s).

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