Recording in Audacity

Recording a Track in Audacity

1. Open Audacity. If you are using USB headphones, make sure that they are plugged in prior to opening the program. The main frame of the screen will be blank.
 2. Using the controls in the upper left hand corner of the screen, click the red record button to begin recording. As you record, you will see the recording in the main frame of the screen.  When you have finished, click the yellow, square stop button to end recording. You may playback the recording by clicking the green play button.
3. If you are unhappy with the recording, you may click the delete button to the left of the track.
Audacity Recording