How to Remove Background Noise in Audacity

One of my favorite tools for recording and editing audio is Audacity. I love it, not only because it’s easy to use, but also because it’s 100% free. That’s right, you can download and use Audacity for free. Although Audacity is known for its ease of use, most of us aren’t trained audio engineers who know how to produce professional-quality audio.

One of the quickest and easiest ways to improve the quality of your audio is to isolate and remove ambient background noise. In the video below, I’ll show how you can remove background noise in Audacity in two simple steps.

How to Remove Background Noise in Audacity

Tim Slade
Tim Slade is a speaker, author, and award-winning freelance eLearning designer. Having spent the last decade working to help others elevate their eLearning and visual communications content, Tim has been recognized and awarded within the eLearning industry multiple times for his creative and innovative design aesthetics. Tim is a regular speaker at international eLearning conferences, is a recognized Articulate Super Hero, author of The eLearning Designer’s Handbook and creator of The eLearning Designer's Academy.

One Response to “How to Remove Background Noise in Audacity

  • Its a really a good post. Thank Tim for sharing. I had tried doing this when I use audacity to remove background noise but the quality of audio deteriorates. So, is there a way to make the quality better.

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