The Audacity Label Track

Let’s take a closer look at the label track in Audacity. In the last video, I showed you one function of the label track in Audacity as a tool for separating groups of synced tracks. In this video, let’s talk about using the Audacity label track as a label track.

Audacity Sync-Lock Tracks

Let’s talk about how to synchronize your tracks in Audacity. Did you know you can create groups of synced tracks in Audacity that are synchronized independent of each other? That’s one function of the label track. Let’s take a closer look…

Be sure to check out my full Audacity course if you’re interested in diving deeper into Audacity for podcasting:

Audacity Bootcamp: Beginner to Advanced.

There’s an Audio Export Bug in Audacity 2.4.1

There’s a bug in Audacity 2.4.1 that prevents you from exporting files in the M4a format. This bug is related to the ffmpeg library and it only prevents file exports to M4a. A fix is promised in version 2.4.2.

Exporting Audio: New In Audacity 2.4.1

Audacity 2.4.1 remembers your export settings which is a real time saver if you’re exporting a lot of files. You also have many more options for exporting in WAV format. While it’s not new to Audacity 4.2.1, let’s look at rescanning hardware.

Waveform and Linear Views: New In Audacity 2.4.1

The Waveform dB view in Audacity is still there but getting to it has changed. I show you how to access it in this video and we talk about the new linear waveform view. If you’re a MAC user of Audacity the real good news in version 2.4.1 is that you can throw away that startup script that you had to use in version 2.3.3. It’s no longer necessary.

LUFS: New In Audacity 2.4.1

Version 2.4.1 of Audacity includes a new effect for perceived loudness, or LUFS. You can now set the appropriate LUFS level of your podcast inside Audacity without depending on external plugins or software. Let’s talk about this new feature.