Audacity Help

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  1. DJ Spliff

    DJ Spliff Never Enuff Vinyl

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    Anyone have any tips, tricks or suggestions on using Audacity? I just got it and the only button I ever push is 'record'. What are some of the other functions on it?
     
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    You can split, cut, silence add effects to certain parts in your recorded mix or even import a track to do the same. I don't really use it for anything else...but to record my sets with. very good piece of software for nothing!
     
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    Go on 'effect' and 'generate'

    Also, clicking and dragging selects part of the waveform. This is all I use really, I haven't fully explored it..

    I googled you a guide also, if you would like it

    http://www.wikihow.com/Use-Audacity
     
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    How do I scrool through to different points in the mix? The timeshift tool doesn't seem to do it.
     
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    Is there not a bar along the bottom with arrows?
     
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    Yeah, I see it now! I was lookin' for something directly underneath the wav. Thank you!
     
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    Do you have to purchase the license, Russla? Or is it one of those thinges where you can keep putting it off and keep the software?
     
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    Nah you don't really but it will crap out after like 1000 uses or something. You can do a RegEdit on your comp and then you can use it again. I had mine for like a year before that happend tho lol :)

    I'll write a procedure for that sometime
     
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    Cool. Thanks man.:)
     
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    audacity is awesome!! I'll often use it to for final touch ups for studio mixes that I do.. If the eq is sounding a bit off on one section i'll cut it out to another track and use the graphic eq to sort it out - works a treat!! But yeah stick with it, its a pretty powerful piece of software once you've got the hang of it