How to edit a song: You have some songs stored on your PC that you would like to retouch, because they are characterized by small imperfections, or would you like to try your hand at more creative activities such as creating music mixes? Whatever your need, know that there is a program that you can install on your computer and that you can use to achieve your goal. Indeed, there are many.
Let’s do this: now I’ll explain how to edit a song using some of the best music applications currently available on the Internet and you choose the one that works best for you. I assure you that you can get top notch results without spending a cent. So, are you ready to get started?
If you ask me how to edit a songthe first program I would like to recommend is Audacity. It is a free and open source software that has little to envy to commercial solutions for audio editing. Using it, it is in fact possible to modify all the main audio file formats by cutting them, correcting their imperfections and applying them a lot of special effects. It is available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and is completely in Italian.
Its user interface is very intuitive, but if you want to learn more about how it works, I invite you to read some guides I have published in the past, such as those on how to equalize a song, how to remove vocals from a song, how to mix MP3s and how to slow down a song. song.
The only drawback of the program is that to save the edited songs as an MP3 file it needs an additional plugin called MP3 blades. It is also free and does not require any special configuration by the user. You will find all the instructions you need to download and install it in the articles I have just linked to you.
If you don’t need edit a song in a “heavy” way, but you are satisfied with a program that allows you to normalize the volume of your MP3s, cut silences and other similar small tricks, then turn without too much fear towards MP3DirctCut. It is a free program for Windows that makes lightness and ease of use its two trump cards. To underline its ability to modify songs in MP3 format directly, without recompressing them to save them and without affecting their original quality.
You can find all the information on how to install and use MP3DirctCut in my article dedicated to how to cut a song. And if you are looking for a slightly more advanced software, there are many to choose from in the section of the blog dedicated to programs for cutting songs. There really is something for everyone.
You are an aspiring deejay and would like some advice on how to edit a song making it the subject of a mix? No problem, just ask. I have addressed this topic several times by pointing out very valid programs for mixing music tracks and creating original music starting from pre-existing songs.
For some concrete examples, check out my guide on how to mix with Virtual DJ, which is one of the best free programs for deejay, my article on how to mix in which I explained how MJ Studio works and the guide dedicated to how to mix 2 songs, in which I also talked about Audacity. And if you want to find other mixing programs, please consult the appropriate section of the blog and you will surely find bread for your teeth.