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Mixing Audio for Animation and
audio recording and editing in Audacity

Learn how to put together the music, dialogue and sound effects in a single mix to use in your animation.
Learn to record, edit and apply sound effects effectively. Produce the best mp3, WAV and FLAC files



Start date: TBC

Location: InnoCentre, 72 Tat Chee Avenue, InnoCentre, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong

*A professional certificate* will be awarded by Krystal Institute upon completion of the course.

In this digital age, audio production has become a compulsory skill for anyone developing Internet, entertainment and media content. In this sense, there are very good tools to accomplish this task. Audacity is the most popular, free, cross-platform and easy to use software for audio editing and recording. It has all the audio functions you would need for most projects. 

  With this course you will learn how to:

  • Use audacity to mix down the audio for your animations.

  • Create a new project

  • Some tricks to playback the audio, how to transport the cursor up and down, how to zoom in, zoom out.

  • How to manage different tracks, work with waveforms, understanding the spectrogram...

  • The difference between stereo and mono channels.

  • Record high quality audio files.

  • Trim, copy and repeat audio regions with confidence.

  • Apply professional effects: equalization, compression, reverb, echo, pitch shifting and many more!

  • Convert audio files from WAV and AIFF to FLAC, mp3, Ogg Vorbis and others.

  • Mix and render files or songs.

  • Remove clips and noises. 


A complete and easy-to-follow course for audio editing and recording 

This course has been designed to be a fast and easy way to get the work done, with practical and "to the point" examples and explanations. You will learn step-by-step the tricks that most audio professionals use everyday.

The course is based on common problems and how to solve them.

You will get the explanations and see how to do it step-by-step in Audacity.


What you will learn

  1. Use Audacity to Edit and Mix Audio

  2. Record Audio with decent quality using their Smart Phone

  3. Clean and improve their audio recordings inside Audacity

  4. Edit and Mix audio for an animated film

  5. Record audio files with Audacity

  6. The course covers all the fundamental tools for the most important audio editing tasks

  7. Copy, trim, cut and paste audio regions

  8. Use pro effects in audio: reverb, echo, EQ, etc.

  9. Convert different kinds of audio files: wav to mp3, FLAC, etc.

  10. Improve the quality of audio files, remove noise, clicks, pops, etc.



  1. Audacity software already installed

  2. Computer speakers or headphones

  3. Computer microphone (optional)

Who this course is for:

  1. This course can be useful to anybody who needs practical techniques in digital audio editing

  2. Media producers, internet radio and video game producers


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