Are you are interested in collecting music? Then this is a super free tool for you. It is easy to split and trim files but actually cleaning up the signal is not so easy. Audacity offers a free and easy way to remove background noise from MP3 or any recording and is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux for the moment but don’t support Windows 98 or ME
The process involves, listening to the recording and finding a quiet moment where the background noise is still present. The noise can be isolated giving Audacity the opportunity to figure out what sound it should remove from the rest of the track. It can be fun digitising old vinyl recordings and then using Audacity to clean up the MP3.
The Audacity is a free online, multilingual audio editor and recorder :
- Record live audio.
- Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs.
- Edit Ogg Vorbis, MP3, WAV or AIFF sound files.
- Cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together.
- Change the speed or pitch of a recording.