AMM: Audacity 1: Bit Rates/ Samples Rates

  1. Open Audacity
    1. Start/ Progams/ Audacity [DOC: Audacity ICON]{Go/Applications/Audacity}
  1. Open the following files:
    1. 4Students/Out/ThompsonPa/Music_Computers/Digital Exercises/
      1. ex1-811
      2. ex1-1611
      3. ex1-844
      4. ex1-1644
      • File/Open Audio
  1. On paper answer the following questions:
    1. Describe the aural (sound) quality difference between each sample.
    2. Which do you think makes more of a difference in sound quality; bit rate or sample rate? Why?
    3. What advantages would an 11,500 8 bit sample have over a 44,000 16 bit sample?
    4. What uses could there be for such a file?