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Audacity

Contributor´s name +email (partner/associate´s partner)

The Mosaic  susanag@fing.uva.es

Language

Tutorials available in different languages

Name of the tool

Audacity

Web link

https://wiki.itap.purdue.edu/display/INSITE/Audacity

Brief description

You can use Audacity to:   record live audio, convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs, edit Ogg Vorbis, MP3, WAV or AIFF sound files, cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together, change the speed or pitch of a recording.

User-friendliness (Note. 1)

 1

Cost (Note. 2)

 1

Link to a video/written tutorial

http://wiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Category:Tutorial
http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/audacity1/index.html
http://audacityteam.org/wiki/index.php?title=Tutorials
http://tinyurl.com/7f3k83k

Other interesting information

The programme can be downloaded from:
http://audacity.sourceforge.net
Audacity can be used in various types of classes. Standard and elective courses can benefit from this editing and recording software. Math, sciences, music, English, and arts can all  incorporate Audacity into demonstrations and group activities. Especially for auditory learners, this program is a crucial tool.

Interest for the project (Note.3)

  4

 

Notes
1. Choose: (1) no previous IT knowledge needed, (2) previous IT knowledge needed, (3) expert IT knowledge needed
2. Choose: (1) completely free, (2) partially free, (3) paid
3. Score from 1 to 5, (1 low and 5 high)