If you have multiple microphones, you will need to select the one you would like to record from.
Zooming in on your waveform makes precision editing easier when working with an audio file.
To select part of your wave form:
There are also selection options that can be accessed by right clicking on the waveform.
The undo and redo buttons can be found in the home tab toolbar at the top of your screen.
There are many ways to remove background noise from your file in WavePad.
To remove background noise based on a noise sample:
To remove background noise based on type of noise:
To remove background noise based on threshold:
Move your audio selections around within a file, or move selections to a new project window, using Cut, Copy and Paste.
To fade in:
To fade out:
To make your audio quieter or louder, use the amplify tool.
Use the Normalize effect to maximize the volume of your recording.
To access special effects, click on the Effects toolbar at the top of your screen. This opens a menu of effects that you can apply to your file, or a selected region within your file.
The Speed button in the effects tab gives you the option to adjust the speed, pitch, or the speed and the pitch.
Split your audio file into shorter segments using the split tool.
Selecting any of the other Split options will split your file into multiple parts of dialogue. When you select one of these options, a window will appear where you can adjust your split options.
The Compressor tool allows you to limit the volume levels of a sound recording so that it stays within a certain loudness range.
To convert a file into a new file type:
Note: This feature is a premium feature and is only available for 14 days with your free trial and is not available in the free version. If your trial has expired please contact the media studio for recommendations for other tools to add music to your project.
To add background music to your audio file, use the Paste Mix feature in your edit tab.
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