Video Guides

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This page links to a series of video guides created to help LibriVox recorders. The first two were created by Daniel (Great Plains)(Introduction and Getting Started)and the others by Phil Chenevert. These videos are hosted on YouTube.

Introduction

Topics: Introduction to LibriVox, joining LibriVox, and registering for projects.

Video 1


Getting Started

Topics: Downloading and installing Audacity, installing the LAME plug-in, and choosing the microphone.

Video 2

Setting LibriVox Specs in Audacity

This little video explains how to set the sampling frequency, bit rate, file format, mono track, 16 bit sample rate and ID3 tags that LibriVox prefers Setting LibriVox Specs in Audacity

How to Upload your 1 Minute test

Once you have made your 1 minute test recording, this video explains how to upload it to LibriVox and then post a notice in the correct forum. How To Upload Your 1 minute test

XP: Finding Volume Control and Microphone Selection

Sometimes the cause of low volume in our recordings is due to the volume control inside Windows XP. This video shows you where the control is located, how to test whether it is affecting your signal and how to see if the correct microphone is being selected. XP: Finding Volume Control and Microphone Selection

How to tell Your Audio Volume in Audacity

This video shows you the amplitude of audio signal preferred by LibriVox and where the microphone gain slider is located in Audacity. How to tell Your Audio Volume in Audacity