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Audacity/LAME Setup for audio recordings

Follow the instructions below to use the open source product Audacity to make audio recordings ...
  1. Download and install the open source software Audacity according to the instructions on that page.
  2. Start Audacity and make your recording, clicking on the RED CIRCLE to record and the YELLOW SQUARE to stop your recording, GREEN DIAMOND to play, etc.
  3. To save your recording as an MP3, click on FILE and EXPORT AS MP3.
  4. If your recording contains too much "noise" or is too quiet, view this video for helpful suggestions.
  5. If your recording file size is too large, reduce the quality setting. You can also view this video for additional suggestions on settings to adjust before making your recording.

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