Audacity’s Effect menu: Audio Unit

Audio Unit

Audio Unit: Effects and Customization is one of the major parts of Audacity. Apart from recording and saving audios/tracks, people love Audacity for its great variety of features to enhance and customize their audio. It offers an extremely useful effect menu that has various features. You can also use it to beautify your audios.

One of the major parts of the Audacity’s effect menu is the Audio Unit. The audio unit has various helpful uses. In case, you do not know how to use these features, or how to open the effect menu, you can refer this article to enhance your knowledge.

Effect Menu

Adding audio unit

To add the audio unit effect in Audacity, you need to install it. It is basically a plug-in that you can install in your device for further use. You can place it in the user plugin or system-wide plugin. After that, you can find it in the effects menu and use it for further purposes.

How to save audio units in Audacity

If you are done with your work, and you want to save it, then follow the given steps:

  • Open the effects dialog
  • Select save preset option that is available in the manage menu
  • A dialog box appears
  • Type the name of any preset
  • Then, click OK

After this, your preset will be available in the user presets list, which is present in the manage menu. The process of saving a preset in Audacity is quite easy and helpful. You just need to follow these simple steps to save your audio unit preset. This will help you to keep your preset safe and secure for future use.

Exporting audio units from Audacity

To export your file, you first need to save your preset. To export your file, you need to follow the given steps:

  • Open the effect dialog
  • Click on the manage menu
  • Select the export option

Even if there is only one preset in your device, you will still have to select it for exporting. Following these steps will help you export your file to a device, from Audacity.

Importing file in Audacity

If you wish to import any file into Audacity, then you need to follow these steps:

  • Open the effect dialog box
  • Click on the manage menu option
  • Select the import option

After following these steps, you will be able to easily import your files into Audacity. It is very simple and easy to use. It is as easy as recording a file in Audacity.

Different audio unit effect options

To get the audio unit effect options dialog box, you need to follow the given steps:

  • Open the effect dialog
  • Click on the manage menu
  • Choose the options tab

The dialog box contains two parts: Latency compensation and User interface. You can change any option in the dialog box that appears on the screen. After that, the changes you make will apply to the preset but the changes will apply only to the current preset.

 

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