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Course: Mixing Audio for Animation in Audacity

Mixing Audio for Animation in Audacity

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  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App
About this Course

In this course you will learn how to use audacity to mix down the audio for your animations.

Before starting, I will show you how to download this free software.

Then we will learn how to create a new project

Then I will show you some tricks to playback the audio, how to transport the cursor up and down, how to zoom in, zoom out.

How to manage different tracks, work with waveforms, understanding the spectrogram...

The difference between stereo and mono channels.

Then after you know all the basics, we will dive in to learn how to use the tools so you can understand the editing process inside audacity.

How to cut, move clips around, use labels.

And also, how to record audio with your smart phone, and make it sound decent, when you have no budget.

You will learn a little bit about acoustics.

And if you have a studio room with foam on the walls, then I will show you how to record inside audacity.

Then, I will show you how to improve your recordings, we will take the recording made with my smart phone, clean it up, use some equalization and compression, and make it sound good enough for a simple animation.

Then we will edit the audio and do the mixing for a little scene of an animated short.

Ok.

So, hop right in, enroll and let's get it started with this journey, so you can start mixing the audio for your animations.

See you inside!

Basic knowledge
  • Use a PC at a beginner level
  • Use any internet browser to download the required FREE software
What you will learn
  • Use Audacity to Edit and Mix Audio
  • Record Audio with decent quality using their Smart Phone
  • Clean and improve their audio recordings inside Audacity
  • Edit and Mix audio for an animated film
Curriculum
Lectures quantity: 17
Common duration: 02:27:38
Introduction
  • Introduction - Course Overview  
  • Downloading Audacity  
  • Creating a New Project  
Getting Familiar with Audacity
  • Playback And Transport  
  • Zooming And Navigation  
  • Managing Tracks  
  • Showing Waveform And Spectogram  
  • Mono And Stereo Tracks  
Tools and Techniques for Recording and Mixing
  • Editing Tracks  
  • Using Labels to Identify Sections  
  • Recording Audio with your Smart Phone  
  • Recording Audio Inside Audacity  
  • Cleaning and Improving the Recorded Audio  
  • Compressing to Improve Audio Levels  
  • Editing Audio with the different tools in Audacity  
  • Mixing a Scene with Music and Sound Effects  
  • Finishing off the Scene  
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