Audacity is universally recognized as the number one software program for creating podcasts. Hundreds of thousands of amateurs and professionals alike have created podcasts using Audacity.
This Short Cut is designed to get you podcasting as quickly as possible. The first few chapters show you how to install Audacity, plug in your microphone, record your first podcast, and get it online as quickly as possible. The following chapters cover podcasting-specific topics, such as adding background music or conducting interviews. Finally, the remaining chapters focus on how Audacity works, with lots of tips and tricks to make complicated editing even easier.
Chapter 1: The Big Picture
Section I: Podcasting Walkthrough
Chapter 2: Installing and Configuring Audacity
Chapter 3: Hardware and Speaker Set Up
Chapter 4: Record Your Podcast
Chapter 5: Edit Your Podcast
Chapter 6: Save Your Podcast
Chapter 7: Upload Your Podcast
Section II: Advanced Audacity
Chapter 8: Playing and Recording
Chapter 9: Selecting
Chapter 10: Applying Effects
Chapter 11: Add a Musical Intro and Outro
Chapter 12: Remove Glitches and Background Noise
Chapter 13: What Next?
Appendix A: Get the Right Equipment
Appendix B: Compiling Audacity for Linux