Slide along the bar to increase or decrease the volume.
2. Audio Control Buttons:
This button plays/pauses an audio file.
This button moves the progression bar to the next bookmark.
This button skips to the end or to the begining of the audio file.
3. Additional File Editing Options:
This button joins multiple files.
This button exports the selected audio file to an external directory.
This button allows you to send your file to verbalink for easy transcription.
This button allows you to share your files with others using box.net or an email client.
4. Speed Scroll Bar:
This bar allows increases or decreases the playback speed.
5. Waveform Display:
This bar displays the entire waveform of an audio file.This display also shows the progress bar and location of bookmarks created. Different segments of the waveform can be highlighgted by clicking on the waveform and then draging it.
6. Bookmark Tool:
Click on this button to create a bookmark at the specified location. Click here for more information.
7. Cutting Tool:
This tool allows you to cut a highlighted area from the file. Click here for more information.
8. Advanced Audio Editing Functions:
There are three functions that can be applied; Trimming of silence, Normalizing File and Filters.
9. Undoing and Saving:
Whenever a bookmark is placed or a segment of the file is cut or a function has been applied it can be undone or saved permanently. The undo and save buttons above will perform those tasks respectively.
10. Zoom Tools:
These tools allows you to zoom in and out of the audio waveform.
11. Time Elapsed:
This is an indication of the time that has elaspsed in the audio file.
1. Click on a bookmark and then drag it out of the waveform toolbar as shown.
Note1: If there are recordings in the folder they will ALSO be deleted.
Note2: The My Voice Recordings folder CANNOT be deleted.
Note: The My Voice Recordings folder CANNOT be renamed.
The following steps will help you export files to a location outside the RCA Digital Voice Recorder's local directory.
To access the preferences:
There are three kinds of preference options that can be setup: General, Email and Services.
This sets up the advanced audio preferences. They can be used in audio toolbar.
In this drop down menu, you can choose between Bandpass and Highpass filters. Click here for more details on the filters.
The allows you to set the audio file format when exporting the files to a different folder, or when you are emailing the files to friends. The RCA Digital Voice Manager automatically checks your system for all file supported formats. The default format is .WAV
The audio tone that is considered silence can be modified here. It is set by default to 2500. Click here for more details on the silence level.
Min Silence Time:
The minimum amount of silence that will be taken out during silence trimming. Any thing less than that level will not be removed. This figure can be set between 2s to 10s.
This menu shows the emailing services that are avialable to you. You can use one of four web-based email services or your local email client (if it exists). The web based services are:
Note1: You local email client does not require any setup from us. If one exists it will show as a fifth emailing option for you.
Note2: Due to an on going issue with Microsoft, sharing using Microsoft Outlook client will not work sometimes. This issue will be resolved in the next service pack upgrade from Microsoft.
You can also setup a web-based email account here. This will enable you to send files via various web-based email clients to other people.
To setup a web-based account, enter the email address and password in the fields provided and then hit the save button.
You can setup your Verbalink and Box.net accounts here.
There are two types of filters. In order to understand them and learn how they benefit you, click here.
To implement a filter follow the steps below:
There are two ways you can trim silence:
Note: Different people have different definitions of what is considered silence. The exact frequency of silence or the tone of silence can be modified by the users. Click here for setting up your silence preferences.
To perform a silence trimming operation, follow the steps below:
Note: All changes can be undone by clicking on the undo button, until they are permanantly saved by clicking on the save button