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Re: audio editing
Audacity is the only tool you need.
Re-open the projects in Audacity, and go to File -> Export. The default
option should be wav. A wav file should play in Amarok and burn to audio
CD. If you simply want to burn the music to CD, you should go this route.
An MP3 will work fine, but you will lose some sound quality to
If you want to listen to the tracks on an mp3 player, or email to someone,
or keep on your machine forever, than go ahead and export to mp3.
Depending on your distro, this will either 'just work' or you will need to
follow the instructions Nathan sent you. MP3s will also play in Amarok and
burn to audio disc without any problems. If you do go the MP3 route, may
I suggest that you select the "Options" button at the bottom of the Export
menu and up the bitrate to at least 256.
As an alternative, you could use OGG Vorbis, but be advised that most MP3
players do not support the OGG format...
> Iirc, there's an option to change formats in the save as dialog. Mp3 as
> stated or ogg will play nicely with amarok or brasero
> On Dec 15, 2010 3:53 PM, "Nathan Nutter" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I Googled for "audacity mp3" and found the following instructions. I
> know if there are applicable or not; worth a look. It is describing the
> Windows version of Audacity but it sounds like under the "File" menu there
> is an "Export as MP3" option. Note: this may require that you install the
> LAME MP3 Encoder.
>> Good luck,
>> On Dec 15, 2010, at 7:55 AM, Craig Ziegel wrote:
>>> Good morning all,
>>> My daughter needs/wants to take 18 songs do 15-30 sec.
>>> clips mix and make one song for a cheerleading routine. She worked all
>>> night last night, thought she had it but can't burn to a CD as well as
>>> Amarok nor exaile even amarok won't open and play completed project
> stating wrong audio format. The songs were imported into
>>> audacity and dissected there were it changed them to a .au file any
>>> help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Even other programs
>>> that might do the same thing but be easier to save burn to disk or ipod
>>> what ever.
>>> Thank You,
>>> Craig Ziegel
>>> MW Transport Systems
>>> AMPS Towing Service
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