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Our Tutorials explain all the steps involved in performing specific common tasks using Audacity.

This page is a collection of Tutorials both on and off the Wiki, giving step-by-step guidance on performing common tasks using Audacity. The Tutorials include ringtones, removing vocals, podcasting, creating loops and various others concerned with preparing your work for export to audio files or CDs.
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Audacity Wiki Tutorials

Off-site Tutorials on the web

External tutorials marked Creative Commons logo are available under the Creative Commons Attribution "BY" licence. They may be copied, edited, distributed or displayed (including commercially), if attribution is given to the author. Editing may be done on collaborative editing sites such as Google Docs or Wikimedia Commons. Please add links to any edited documents underneath the link to the original.

Tutorials marked (Creative Commons logo) have a more restrictive Creative Commons Attribution licence, see text for details.


  • Using Audacity 1.3.13 with the JAWS screen reader for Windows - includes useful tips for the visually impaired (and others) who want to use Audacity without a mouse.

Audacity Beta

Audio File Formats (MP3 and others)

Binaural Beats / Brainwave Entrainment

Editing (General)

  • 60 Second Shakespeare - video tutorials about using Audacity to edit the audio for short video or audio interpretations of Shakespeare.



  • Learn Audacity in an Hour - series of short, snappy video tutorials with downloadable AIFF files by Baynard Bailey of Vassar College: covers opening files, editing, using specific effects and exporting


Podcasting Overviews

  • Creative Commons logo Using Audacity - Tutorial covering most functions of Audacity for creating podcasts. Wiki uses special print functionality which can be used to create nice handout of tutorial.
  • Create your own podcast - a fine general tutorial on all stages from recording and editing to publishing on the web, again from

Recording Records and Cassettes

  • Transferring cassettes to CD - detailed illustrated tutorials using Audacity 1.2 for Mac, but many of the principles are relevant to recent Audacity and iTunes.

Recording Voice


  • Creative Commons logo How to Make a Bell Ringtone Using Audacity - a wikiHow article on how to create a plain, landline-like ringtone, something many modern phones lack. The article is under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 2.5 license. You can contribute improvements by editing it online.

Schools or Colleges

Special Purposes

Older tutorials

  • Creative Commons logo "Audacity 101 slides" - PDF tutorial on all aspects of Audacity (1.2.4), including illustrations about setting up system sound on Windows and Macintosh (no Linux).

The following is an automatically generated list in alphabetical order of all articles on this wiki in the category tutorial.