Help in starting and stopping record in right place

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desertvibrations
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Help in starting and stopping record in right place

Post by desertvibrations » Wed Apr 05, 2017 6:25 pm

starting to record music and we keep getting long blank spaces before and after song has been played. Is there a way to set it up to start recording when first song starts and end when it is through playing? I am brand new to Audacity and would be thankful for any help I could get.

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Re: Help in starting and stopping record in right place

Post by steve » Wed Apr 05, 2017 6:40 pm

It's good to have space at each end of a recording. It allows you to trim the ends neatly without having nasty clicks and bumps at the start / end.
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