Editing your audio is a great way to use your digital files to create something more.
There are several different programs you can use. Chances are good that you already have one installed on your computer.
The programs listed below are great for making the following changes to your audio digital files:
- Cut out blank portions of audio.
- Join multiple audio files together.
- Reverse portions of audio files that are backwards.
- Balance audio between the Left and Right channels.
- Convert a Mono track to Stereo.
Audacity: MacOS, Windows, Linux
Audacity is a great piece of freeware software. It is under constant development by a very hands-on community of audio enthusiasts.
The interface can be a little complex, but overall, it is a very useful, full-featured tool that is more than able to handle all of your audio editing needs.
Garageband: macOS Only
This is Apple's audio editing and producing software, available for free from the App Store!
Garageband is a great way to make quick, easy changes to your audio. It has a very polished interface that is quick and easy to learn.
There are many tutorials online centered around using Garageband. Some tutorials are available through Apple, and you can also find some great instruction through a third party on YouTube.