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Course Details

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

Description:

In this class you will learn the fundamentals audio recording and production using the open-source software Audacity, including recording techniques and audio file formats; importing and navigating audio clips; essential techniques such as trim, working with zero-crossings, adjusting playback rates, working with tempo, speed, and pitch, and creating fades; recording workflow techniques such as punch and roll, mixing and resampling, aligning tracks, and using sync-lock; working with noise reduction and audio restoration; applying various effects and filters; and saving and exporting your audio clips. Audacity is a versatile tool for any aspiring or professional producer looking for an inexpensive way to produce high-quality tracks.

Prerequisites:

None

Public Class Schedule

Location Language Date Price Register
Web-based(Opens in new window) English December 8 $495.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English February 9 $495.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English April 6 $495.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English June 8 $495.00

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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.

Our Policies

Cancellation Policy

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

Public Courses

Any student cancellation that occurs a minimum of six (6) business days prior to a scheduled class is eligible for a full class credit or a 100% refund on the cost of the class. Due to scheduling logistics, if you cancel or re-schedule a registration within five (5) business days of the course date, payment is due in full at that time and will be held as a credit towards a re-scheduled date or a future course booking. Course credits are valid for 12 months from the date of the original class booking.

All cancellations and rescheduling requests must be sent in writing by email to registrations@eliquotraining.com. Verbal communication of a cancellation will not meet our refund requirements.

In the event that a class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, your full registration fee will be refunded or you can reserve a seat in the next available class. You will be notified of a class cancellation at least five (5) business days in advance of the scheduled class.

Eliquo Training and Development Inc. reserves the right to postpone or cancel a class at any time, in which case the refund and rescheduling policy would apply. Eliquo Training and Development Inc. is not liable for any travel expenses incurred by the student, even in the event of a cancellation.

Eliquo welcomes qualified substitute students in place of the originally registered student providing that we are notified in writing at least one day in advance before the class date.

Classes are offered on a first come first serve basis.

Web-Based Training

Refunds or course credits are not available to web-based class participants who are experiencing technical difficulties due to issues incurred on their own computer network(s). 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.

If you have any questions regarding our cancellation policies, please feel free to email us at registrations@eliquotraining.com or give us a call at (888) 484-2933.

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