Working with Audio
Sound can make a Web page more interactive and entertaining. For some topics, sound can be an essential element of the Site. In this section, we help you find sounds on the Web and show you how to include them in your Web pages.
Creative Commons Music
Find music and audio that are free to use.
Capturing Audio with Sound Recorder (Windows XP)
How to use Microsoft Windows XP Sound Recorder to capture audio. This program works well for capturing short clips of your own speech to be used for spoken word, poetry, and voice-overs.
Capturing Audio with Sound Recorder (Windows Vista)
How to use Microsoft Windows Vista Sound Recorder to capture audio. This program works well for capturing short clips of your own speech to be used for spoken word, poetry, and voice-overs.
Apple GarageBand Tutorials
Mac users can easily create and record original songs with GarageBand, a program included with iLife '08.
Find out how to download and use Audacity, "free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems."
Adobe Soundbooth Tutorials
Links to tutorials that show you how to use Adobe Soundbooth, a program included with Adobe CS3 and CS4 software bundles.
Converting Audio Files to MP3 format with Apple iTunes
This page will show how to convert audio you've captured into an MP3 file that can be easily posted to the Web or used in a podcast. There are many ways to convert files to MP3 format. One of the easiest is Apple’s iTunes, a simple, convenient and free way to generate MP3 files.
Convert to any audio format with Any Audio Converter
This page will show how to convert audio into a that can be easily posted to the Web or used in a podcast. Any Audio Converter is convenient for converting audio files into a format that is recognized by an audio editing, such as MP3, WMA, and AAC.
Sony Sound Forge Tutorials
Links to video tutorials on the Sony website for Sound Forge software.
Other Audio Tutorials
Links to audio programs that have not been covered in other pages.