Audacity

Audacity Resources

Audacity Preferences

Go to Edit > Preferences

  • Devices: Channels = 1 (Mono)
  • Quality: Default Sample Rate = 44100 Hz; Default Sample Format = 16-bitrate
  • Tracks: Check - Update display while playing; Uncheck - Select all audio in project, if none selected

Audiobook Mastering with Audacity

  1. Open all files in one Audacity session and select-all (CTRL-A)
  2. Effect > Normalize > Settings: Check remove DC offset; Check Normalize maximum…; -3dB; Uncheck Normalize stereo…
  3. Effect > High Pass Filter > Settings: Roll-off = 48 dB; Cutoff = 100Hz
  4. Effect > Low Pass Filter > Settings: Roll-off = 48 dB; Cutoff = 11000 Hz
  5. Effect > Leveller > Settings: Degree = HEAVIER; Threshold = -70 dB
  6. Effect > Compressor > Settings: Threshold = -13 dB; Noise Floor = -60 dB; Ratio = 2.5:1; Attack Time = 0.5 secs; Decay Time = 1.0 secs; Check Make-up…; Uncheck Compress…
  7. Effect > Normalize > Settings: Check remove DC offset; Check Normalize maximum…; -3dB; Uncheck Normalize stereo…
audacity.txt · Last modified: 2015/08/31 10:57 by mi1a
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