Introduction: How to Install Audacity in Windows 7
In this video tutorial, I will show u how to install Audacity 2.1.0 on Windows 7.
How to record, playback and save the recorded audio.
Audacity is a free, easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. The interface is translated into many languages.
Download Audacity at http://sourceforge.net/projects/audacity/
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Step 1: Access Audacity Link
Go to www.yahoo.com
Type audacity in search box
Click on link to download Audacity
Step 2: Download Audacity
In tab Download
Click on the link to download the version match to your Operating System
Step 3: Save the Download File
You can save Audacity executable (.exe) to your desktop or to a folder
Step 4: Install Audacity
Double-click on Audacity executable to begin installation
Click Yes if it ask your permission to allow this program make change to the computer
Step 5: Continue Installation
Click Next to continue...
Step 6: Install Additional Plug-ins
Click OK to install addition plug-ins needed by Audacity
Step 7: Check Default Recording Device
Go to Control Panel, Sound, tab Recording
Take note of the default recording device (green check mark)
Step 8: Check Audacity Recording Device
Start up Audacity
Make sure the entry next to the icon Microphone match the default recording device in Sound
Step 9: Start Recording Sound
Press the Red button to start recording
Start talking into your microphone
Press the Yellow square button to stop recording
Step 10: View Recording Result
If recording was success full, then you will have a wave line as show
Step 11: Play Back Recorded Sound
Press Green arrow to play back the sound we just recorded
Step 12: Save Selected Recording
Highlight the portion of wave sound we wish to save
Step 13: Play Selected Audio Portion
Press the Green arrow button to play only the selected audio portion
Step 14: Save Audio Secton
From menu, File -> Export Selected Audio
Step 15: Save Audio to a Folder
Navigate to the folder where we will store this audio file and give it a name
You can select from drop-down menu for file type. In this example I selected WAV
Step 16: Listen to Audio File
Double-click on the audio file and the default player will attempt the play
In this example I have Windows Media Player as my default audio player