HOW TO – Use Audacity to record audio

This screencast tutorial demonstrates the basics of using Audacity to record an audio essay and export it as an mp3 file. The tutorial shows the Mac version of Audacity, but the Windows version looks nearly identical.

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If you run into trouble trying to export an mp3 out of Audacity, see: Troubleshooting: How to export an mp3 from Audacity

For more help with Audacity, see: