Audacity is a really useful tool for creating audio files. These can be used for podcasts; audio feedback (as a student I’ve really appreciated “tone” and learning points); and edit together sound tracks from different sources.
Here are some of my examples where I’ve used Audacity for specific purposes:
- We recorded Dr Rob Collins and then constructed a VideoScribe to match the audio.
- Confronted with a Petcha Kucha I used Audacity to record 40 second chunks and practice the presentation
It’s easy to use – here are some basics:
NB: If you are interested I recorded this using the screen recording feature that arrived in PowerPoint 2013 this February.