Audacity Bootcamp Online School Launch and Sale

Today is the official launch of the Audacity Bootcamp online school and in light of a holiday launch, I’m offering 40% off on both Audacity courses at the school until January 15, 2023. I would normally do a video to make this offer but I’m fighting off a flu bug and my voice isn’t doing real well. So I’m doing this the old fashioned way until I get a healthy voice back. This is your chance to save 40% off of the already low price. We’re talking low! To take advantage of this sale enter the following coupon for the course you’re enrolling in. You’ll find both courses at

Use the coupon code BOOTCAMPLAUNCH to receive 40% off of the course, Audacity Step-by-Step: Beginner to Advanced.

Use the coupon code ACXLAUNCH to receive 40% off of the course, ACX Audiobook Production Using Audacity.

Course details and video descriptions are in the link above. Happy Holidays from The Audacity Bootcamp!

How To Fix Loud Noise Floor in Audacity to Meet ACX Standards

There’s no substitute for a high-quality initial recording. Taking necessary steps to get the best recording possible saves time and a lot of headaches in post-production cleanup. There’s no substitute for a pristine recording. But sometimes that just doesn’t happen for any number of reasons. In this video I show you one way to clean up the noise floor in our ACX recordings using the Noise Reduction effect in Audacity.


  • 00:00 – Introduction
  • 00:15 – ACX Noise Floor Requirements
  • 00:35 – Example Waveform
  • 01:01 – Initial ACX Check
  • 01:30 – Setting the RMS Level
  • 02:30 – Applying the Limiter
  • 02:56 – Fixing the Noise Floor Using Noise Reduction
  • 04:56 – ACX Check for Noise Floor Passed
  • 05:17 – What is Noise Floor?
  • 05:44 – The Importance of Recording Good Audio
  • 06:24 – Wrap-Up Enroll Now! ACX Audiobook Production Using Audacity –

Hardware I used in this video (NOTE: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying Amazon purchases):

Software I Used:

  • Audacity Version 3.1.3
  • Camtasia 2022
  • Auphonic Desktop Leveler

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