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How can I remove all frequencies above a certain pitch with Audactiy?

You can use the Spectral edit multi tool. But be aware that the nominal frequency of a note only defines its pitch. All musical sounds contain overtones, at higher frequencies than the basic pitch, ...
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How can I remove all frequencies above a certain pitch with Audactiy?

You need an equaliser. Not any specific equaliser plugin, but any equaliser available in whatever application you choose to use. It may be a plugin, it may be built into the application. If you ...
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Is there any way in Audacity I can remove a backing track from a guitar performance?

In general, it's true that you can't unmix audio that has been mixed - or at least, you need a very clever program (cleverer than Audacity!) to do so. However, because you have the backing track ...
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Different waveforms on oscilloscope and Audacity

A guess: What is plotted on the oscilloscope on these video is the sound wave actually coming out of the pedal. On the other hand it seems that the audio is captured using the camera (a phone maybe) ...
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How to make Audacity play in loop?

Click the Play button while holding Shift. Shift + Space for short.
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Repair a file using Audacity?

It was recorded too loud and is clipping heavily. The top's been chopped off the waveform (see picture). The information above that 'brick wall' is lost. If there's just an occasional clipped peak, ...
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How do I pitch shift a song so that sounds in tune with instruments tuned to 440 Hz?

Select the bits of your track you're interested in (e.g. with Ctrl+A for the entire track) and apply Effects-> Change Pitch. Just enter the two frequencies under 'Frequency', and it calculates the ...
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Why does Audacity consider 320kpbs "insane" quality for mp3s?

Because there's hardly any audible improvement past 196 kbps, so 320 is an unjustifiable ("insane") waste of disk space. Many listeners have measured this for themselves with an ABX test.
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Why Is My Music Waveforms Exported From LMMS So High?

Without having listened to your track: it's not surprising at all it looks this way if this is just a bass-and-drums loop with not changes. How could it look anything but constant-peaks-amplitude, if ...
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My USB microphone creates so much white noise in Fl Studio while recording vocals; why?

If your characterization of "white noise" is somewhat accurate, you are out of luck. You can get various bits of noise from unstable power supply and inverters for step-up DC/DC converters and ground ...
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How can I remove all frequencies above a certain pitch with Audactiy?

It sounds like what you want is spectral selection and editing. Spectral Selection is used to make selections that include a frequency range as well as a time range on tracks in Spectrogram view. ...
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How to record voice over existing voice tracks using Audacity

Start a new track. You can insert silence over the parts you don't want to keep, or mute the sections, and record the new parts in a new track. Audacity will also cut and paste across tracks, so ...
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What is the best WAV encoding and why?

This is expected behaviour. There is a fundamental difference between integer and floating formats: Integer represents always a fixed amplitude range, generally interpreted as [-1, 1], uniformly ...
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How do I record system sounds in Audacity?

This works for me (Linux) to record what the sound card is playing using Audacity: open Audacity click the Audio Host button (mine says 'ALSA') and select the input (in this case 'pulse') click the ...
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How do I record system sounds in Audacity?

There are 4 dropdowns at the top of the Audacity GUI. Adjust as seen below, I just tested this on Windows 10 PC with Audacity 2.3.1 First dropdown = Windows WASAPI Second dropdown = Speakers (...
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Is it possible to record direct from an amp to Audacity?

Yes, you could record directly to a computer provided it has a line input (a mic input won't work). This input will likely be on an 1/8" jack, which will require an adapter to accommodate an amp'...
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How to record only piano in Audacity when playing along with a track?

What gets recorded is not primarily controlled by Audacity, but by Windows' mixer settings. The general principle is that Windows has a "Recording" channels (that's what Audacity gets) and you may or ...
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Enhancing a frequency band with Audacity

Thanks to endorph, I was put on the right path towards getting voices to stand out against a bunch of ambient noises. Here's what I did to clean up the audio: 1) Find a five second segment of ambient ...
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Enhancing a frequency band with Audacity

You're looking for an equaliser, which is an inbuilt effect in Audacity: http://manual.audacityteam.org/man/equalization.html Be aware that a voice is going to occupy more than a single frequency, ...
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Backing track speed is different in my player and Audacity

You need to use the same software for playing the backing track and recording your performance. Otherwise you will always have synchronization issues as the two softwares are not communicating and ...
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How can I remove all frequencies above a certain pitch with Audactiy?

Turns out my Audacity installation was screwed up. The low pass filter is what I wanted by it wasn't showing up, probably because I carried over an older configuration file from a previous version. So ...
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How to make Audacity record in loop

What you are looking for is called on track overdubbing and, I am afraid, is not possible in Audacity (and probably most "linear" editors). The main reason for this is that doing so would ...
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How do I record system sounds in Audacity?

Multiple people have suggested changing the input source which is the way to go. But what is available there will still be limited by what your audio drivers allow you to. Sometimes they don't include ...
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How to record digital piano via USB cable?

To record audio from the keyboard, you need an audio interface with line inputs. When recording, you should connect the line outputs from the keyboard to the line inputs on the interface and the ...
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Is it possible to record direct from an amp to Audacity?

Thanks for answering my detailed comments. Now I can show you more clearly what to do. You need: a stereo cable, perhaps a y-cable, which splits stereo into two mono lines an attenuator perhaps some ...
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Confusion about audacity macro export/noise reduction

AUP3 is for projects, not audio files. The docs explicitly state that macros can't be applied over AUP3 files without custom scripting (search for AUP3 on this page). This includes the noise profile ...
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How to make Audacity play in loop?

Perhaps maybe this will help: https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/tutorial_looping.html
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