Slow Down Song Speed

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brbrown
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Slow Down Song Speed

Post by brbrown » Thu Apr 12, 2018 6:07 am

I am using a Mac OSX 10.13.4 High Sierra with Audacity 2.2.2. Can anyone please tell me if it is possible to slow down the speed of a fast song for learning purposes without loosing its pitch?

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Re: Slow Down Song Speed

Post by steve » Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:43 am

Use the "Change Tempo" effect: http://manual.audacityteam.org/man/change_tempo.html
If you need to slow it down a lot, it may work best (and certainly quickest) with "high quality stretching" turned off (not selected), but test both to see which works best.
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Re: Slow Down Song Speed

Post by brbrown » Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:47 pm

Great, thanks Steve. I will five it a try. Many thanks. Brian

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