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Post by slimshady11 » July 4th, 2020, 4:12 pm

audacity doesn't work on my device[ windows 7 ] and i am using ocenaudio thus it doesn't export the file from wav to mp3 i need help with it if there is a better software i can download to export the files or another audio system but it has to be free.

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Post by TriciaG » July 4th, 2020, 4:29 pm

Audacity works on Win7. It works on mine...
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Post by KevinS » July 4th, 2020, 4:31 pm

Do you have Windows Media Player? It can convert your files.

https://www.techwalla.com/articles/how-to-convert-wav-to-mp3-using-windows-media-player
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Post by TriciaG » July 4th, 2020, 4:44 pm

KevinS wrote:
July 4th, 2020, 4:31 pm
Do you have Windows Media Player? It can convert your files.

https://www.techwalla.com/articles/how-to-convert-wav-to-mp3-using-windows-media-player
I can't get this to work on my computer. My WMP doesn't have a "rip" button.
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Post by KevinS » July 4th, 2020, 4:58 pm

TriciaG wrote:
July 4th, 2020, 4:44 pm
KevinS wrote:
July 4th, 2020, 4:31 pm
Do you have Windows Media Player? It can convert your files.

https://www.techwalla.com/articles/how-to-convert-wav-to-mp3-using-windows-media-player
I can't get this to work on my computer. My WMP doesn't have a "rip" button.
It's a little complicated, though who knows what happens with all the various upgrades and all that take place.

I'll look for .wav file sometime soon and give this a try.
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Post by slimshady11 » July 4th, 2020, 5:47 pm

i tried to download it but it sent me to an unsecured page maybe it works on yours because you downloaded it before they release the latest version.
and about the windows media player i will give it a try.
and thank you and if you could tell me how to reply to a specific post it would be nice.

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Post by TriciaG » July 4th, 2020, 6:01 pm

"Audacity 2.4.2 is believed to work correctly on Windows 7, 8.1 and Vista..."

https://www.audacityteam.org/download/windows/
The link there sends you here:
https://www.fosshub.com/Audacity.html

These are both secure web pages.

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Post by slimshady11 » July 4th, 2020, 7:11 pm

TriciaG wrote:
July 4th, 2020, 6:01 pm
"Audacity 2.4.2 is believed to work correctly on Windows 7, 8.1 and Vista..."

https://www.audacityteam.org/download/windows/
The link there sends you here:
https://www.fosshub.com/Audacity.html

These are both secure web pages.

To quote a specific post, click the quote button on the left side of the post. :)
thank you,
and i solved my problem :) :clap:

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Post by BrizeCrize » July 8th, 2020, 1:53 pm

I hope this is a simple question: Did Audacity rename the "effect" tool formerly known as "leveler"? My version 2.2.2 has lots of effects, but no "leveler" as discussed in our Audacity help section. (My volume wavered a bit (as I must've) and I'd like to "even" out the volume. Thanks.

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » July 8th, 2020, 2:14 pm

If has apparently been moved under the Distortion effect submenu -

https://forum.audacityteam.org/viewtopic.php?t=95605

I've personally never been a fan of the leveler effect, so I don't use it myself. You might consider trying dynamic compression instead.
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Post by BrizeCrize » July 8th, 2020, 3:50 pm

Hmmn...sounds a little ominous, distortion effect. I think I'll try your suggestion first. Thanks much.

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Post by KevinS » July 8th, 2020, 5:05 pm

knotyouraveragejo wrote:
July 8th, 2020, 2:14 pm
You might consider trying dynamic compression instead.
Also called the corset effect.
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Post by KevinS » July 8th, 2020, 5:06 pm

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » July 8th, 2020, 6:10 pm

I've noticed...
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Post by loon » July 8th, 2020, 8:16 pm

By the way, the amazing VLC can also re-encode audio file formats. A page that says how to convert .wav to .mp3 is at: https://www.vlchelp.com/convert-audio-format/
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