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Audacity 101 - Audacity: The Video Manual.
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Commands to remove an audio selection without the remaining audio in the Clip moving are found in
the File menu
the Track menu
the Edit menu
the Effect menu
The level for the signal being recorded should be set
before recording begins
during the recording
in the Preferences window, and then never changed
after the recording is done
The Envelope Tool
can be used to create a doubling (ADT) effect in a track
can be used to add a classic slap echo effect to a track
can be used to create volume automation in a track
can be used to create pan automation in a track
What are Audacity's six Tools?
The Selector, Envelope, Zoom, Time, Pitch, Zoom, Effect
The Selector, Envelope, Draw, Zoom, Time-Shift, and Multi-Tool
The Selector, Grabber, Looper, Editor, Zoomer, and Saver
The Selector, Grabber, Pointer, Zoomer, Looper, and Editor
An Audacity Project consists of
a Project file and a separate audio file for each recording
a Project file and a data folder
a single Project file
multiple Project files, one for each destructive edit made
When gaps are created by editing in a dialog recording, it's common practice to
close them all up so there are no pauses at all in the dialog
make each gap the same length as the previous vocal phrase
insert sections of room tone to maintain a consistent background ambience
make all the gaps the exact same length for consistency
Audacity's audio repair plug-ins include
Compressor and Limiter
Vocal Reduction and Isolation
Delay and Reverb
Clip Fix and Click Removal
Audacity provides destructive audio recording, editing, and processing. True or false?
Audacity's Punch and Roll Record feature allows for
an auto punch-in and an auto punch-out
an auto punch-in but not an auto punch-out
an auto punch-out but not an auto punch-in
multiple punch-ins and punch-outs during a recording pass
Which of the following is not included in Audacity's Project Window?
audio track lanes with waveform displays
standard Transport buttons
buttons for the various Tools
a mix window with real-time plug-in inserts
The most common types of mastering processing are...
EQ, compression, and doubling
EQ, compression, and (brickwall) limiting
EQ, delay, and (brickwall) limiting
EQ, delay, and compression
When setting up Audacity, the Latency setting
determines how long it takes to export audio files
must be set to a minimum of 100
is only a readout, automatically determined for the specific computer
is a compromise between CPU usage and monitoring delay
Destructive editing means
you must delete and re-record an audio file to make any changes
the audio file is changed when edits are made
you cannot make edits once the audio file has been recorded
the original audio file is not changed when edits are made
Each Track header in Audacity includes
a customizable icon
a volume and pan slider
slots for real-time effects
a notes/comments field
What is Audacity?
A free plug-in that provides audio editing, like Melodyne
A free Mac-only application that offers the same features as GarageBand
A free audio editor that employs destructive editing and processing
A free DAW with full audio and MIDI features
The common practice of Comping is
bouncing several full tracks—like vocal harmony tracks—into a single file
applying volume automation to even out the level of a track
playing along with already-recorded tracks while monitoring them
creating a composite track from the best bits of multiple takes of the same part
An audio-based click track (metronome) for music recording can be created
via the Rhythm Track option in the Generate menu
via the Click Track option in the Tracks menu
via the Add Click option in the Edit menu
via the Metronome option in the Effect menu
The effects in Audacity's Effect menu
are non-destructive effects, which can be turned on or off at any time
are all preset destructive effects, with no user-adjustable settings
are destructive effects, applied permanently to a selection
are all preset non-destructive effects, with no user-adjustable settings
The preferred type of Fade for an end-of-song fadeout is
a Fade Down
a Linear fade
a Fade Up
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