DIY: Making your Voice Echo

First, I pull up Audacity, go to file and I import whatever audio file that I need to edit.

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Next, I highlight the entire audio file and then go to Effect. Here you will see a variety of effects that you can put to your audio file but I feel like the simplest is to apply an echo to add affect.

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When you click on the echo option, you are able to decide how much you want the echo to come through in your audio. Personally, I think it is best to make it very suttle, enough for the audience to understand what you did but not have it be too much.

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A very simple effect that can change the audio of your story very dramatically. How would you use the echo effect on audacity? I would use it at the ending of a very suspenseful sentence in order to heighten the curiosity in my audience.


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