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