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Clip A brief recorded file, linked to a website or to an electronic message, used to relay audible information from one user to another.
Track is an audio signal communications channel in a storage device, used in operations such as multi-track recording and sound reinforcement.
Decibel (dB) a unit used to measure the intensity of a sound or the power level of an electrical signal by comparing it with a given level on a logarithmic scale.
Effect are artificially created or enhanced sounds, or sound processes used to emphasize artistic or other content of films, television shows, live performance, animation, video games, music, or other media.
Noise refers to the residual low-level sound (four major types: hiss, rumble, crackle, and hum) that is heard in quiet periods of program.
Sample Rate is the number of samples of audio carried per second, measured in Hz or kHz (one kHz being 1 000 Hz)
Export will convert your audio to a commercial standard that is used by many different programs and/or products
WAV, AIFF, MP3 different types of files you can save as
AUP is a file extension for a project file used by Audacity audio software
Amplify to change the volume of the selected audio track(s). Amplify always preserves the relative volumes of the tracks and/or channels
Hertz (Hz) the SI unit of frequency, equal to one cycle per second
LAME LAME is an encoder that converts audio to the MP3 file format
Mixing is the process by which multiple sounds are combined into one or more channels
Pitch is a perceptual property of sounds that allows their ordering on a frequency-related scale, or more commonly, pitch is the quality that makes it possible to judge sounds as "higher" and "lower" in the sense associated with musical melodies.
Podcast a digital audio file made available on the Internet for downloading to a computer or mobile device, typically available as a series, new installments of which can be received by subscribers automatically.
Trim refers to changing the level of a signal (up or down) to more appropriately align it for a particular device
Created by: JeffreyJohn