Click record and Start to speak and a new waveformwill appear. Note that the waveform begins at the point where the first track finishes.
Finished recording? Position the cursor at the start of the first track and select play. You can now playback and listen to both tracks.
Click file then save project (aup) to save your edited recording.
To add additional chapters repeat stages 3 and 4 outlined above. Users can view up to 5 tracks on the screen when editing sound files using audacity
5. Converting and saving our finished story as MP3 file
To publish an audio file as a Podcast it must be converted and saved as an MP3 file. Open file and select your audio file. The audio file will now appear on the screen.
To convert the file to an MP3 format open file and select Export as MP3
Now select a folder and save your work on the school network, your PC hard drive or a portable device.
The following message box will be displayed on the screen
To complete the operation Click OK in the box. Your file has now been successfully converted.
Please note that to convert and save files in an MP3 format you must have a LAME Encoder installed on your computer. To download this free file click on the link below and follow the installation instructions displayed on the screen.