How to Shorten a Song
Have you ever wished you had a shorter version of a song?
Maybe you need a 3-minute drum solo, but your favorite is 6 min.
Maybe you have a whole routine in a single track, and you want to use one section separately.
Cutting down a song is easier than you think!
What you’ll learn:
In this screencast tutorial, we’ll cover two techniques for shortening songs:
- How to cut the beginning or ending of a song (with an optional fade)
- How to cut out the middle of a song
What You’ll Need:
1) A song you want to cut
(or just one to practice on)
This tutorial uses Audacity, which is free, open-source software, and available for Macs, PCs, and Linux.
You can download Audacity at:
Note: my screencasting software recorded the music at a lower volume than I would have liked. You may need to turn it up a little to hear it clearly.
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