Podcasting for E-Learning: Editing and Producing Podcasts

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As I discussed last time, non-linear editing applications are media editing tools which can randomly access the source material - and that’s it. Typically, audio is either recorded directly to a PC hard drive, or is imported from another source, in the same way as that text is either authored within the a word processor application, or a file is imported from another location. In non-linear editing, the original source files are not lost or modified during editing.

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Audacity. Audacity is probably the most popular of the free audio editors. It’s open source with lots of users so that means there’s a lot of help available online. This opens up an easy to use recording window. Here’s how Wavosaur describes the tool: “a cool free sound editor, audio editor, wav editor software for editing, processing and recording sounds, wav and mp3 files.

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Now, you could go with what everybody uses (Microsoft Word) or its open source alternative (Open Office), and both will surely more than capable for the task. Similar to an image editor, an audio editor is a piece of software that lets you manipulate digital sound content, like mp3 or wav files. When it comes to audio editors the general consensus is clear: whether you’re on the Windows, Linux or Mac, Audacity is the tool you should first opt for.