I’m not alone when I say this is the best free sound editor on the market! Anytime I do anything Audio, I want Audacity with me.
With my mic & recording set up – Audacity is the first resource I use before I begin to make edits (for which I use a different software).
Before editing – the first thing I do with a raw sound file is adjust the bass & treble. This affects the volume, which is why I do it BEFORE i amplify the volume (usually to about 12-15).
Finally – I use audacity to remove the background noise (yeah! it does that!)
These three tasks are just the tip of the iceberg. The robust & powerful Audacity can adjust balance, pitch and speed too, though I seldom have need for that.
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