Enable Audacity's Sound Activated Recording

Enable Audacity's Sound Activated Recording

You can configure Audacity to automatically start recording as soon as an audio source (above a defined threshold) is detected. To enable this feature follow these steps.

How to enable the sound activate recording feature in Audacity?

  • Open Audacity.
  • Click on the Edit menu > Preferences.
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  • Go to the Recording section.
  • Tick the Sound Activated Recording checkbox.
  • Set the Sound Activation level (in decibel - DB)
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