To get the Audacity application enter "Audacity Download" into
Here's the first link I had in my Google list : http://audacity.sourceforge.net/download/
I had to choose "Windows" next because my laptop has Windows as
its operating system.
Below is a screen shot of the Audacity page I got after I'd
There's two separate things that need doing from here :
First you'll need to click Audacity Installer and follow
instructions - that gets you Audacity.
Next you'll also need to get the extra application called
Audacity will only allow you to Export as MP3 if your computer
has that extra thing called LAME available somewhere.
The first time you try to export audio in MP3 format Audacity
will ask you to locate the LAME folder on your computer and in
particular to locate the file called lame_enc.dll
After the first time Audacity wont need to ask - it will just
find it automatically.
You can read more about this if you use Help in Audacity and
enter LAME in the search box.
The next step is to play, explore, and experiment and see what
you can make Audacity do.
The commands Select, Cut, Copy, and Paste all work as you'd
expect on highlighted chunks from the signal display line.
And do remember that there's a Help Menu just sitting there.
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