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bookworm2575W
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Post by bookworm2575W » October 22nd, 2017, 3:56 am

I am preparing to record the weekly poem this Tues. This is my first time and I notice you are to include file duration, mm:ss
Where do I find these and what are they?

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Post by annise » October 22nd, 2017, 4:16 am

when you record it it should tell you it's 1minute 21 secs or something long mm:ss for short . In Audacity there is a scale just above the recording waves,
It does let us see that all the file has reached us - sometimes the connection is wonky and bits get lost

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Post by TriciaG » October 22nd, 2017, 5:20 am

FYI, the weekly poem will change as of today. The "frost tonight" poem is closed; there should be a new one soon (or already) in the Launch Pad.
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Post by kayray » October 22nd, 2017, 9:50 am

I usually forget to note the duration before I close my recording software. :oops:

On a mac, you can control-click (right-click), "get info", and see the duration of a file (and lots of other info). Windows might have a similar feature if you poke around.
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Post by tovarisch » October 22nd, 2017, 10:14 am

Yes, Windows will note the length of an MP3 file on the Details tab in file properties (Ctrl+Enter in Explorer). Also it might even show the length in the tooltip if you let the mouse cursor hover over the file in Explorer. Mac does it as well, I think.
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  • reality prompts me to scale down my reading, sorry to say
    to PLers: do correct my pronunciation please

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