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Use LAME to export your Audacity recording to mp3 format so that it can be posted online.

To download and install LAME to your PC...

  1. The free LAME downloader for the PC can be downloaded from the School's servers here.
  2. When prompted, choose Save File, then click OK.
  3. Save File


  4. Double-click the downloader file in the location where it was saved.
  5. LocateFile


  6. The downloader comes as a compressed ZIP file and the files must be extracted. Choose the directory where the extracted file will run the extraction wizard. Note: If you do not see a wizard, select and copy the file(s) to your desktop.
  7. Extraction Wizard


  8. Locate the file on your computer and click it.
  9. Choose Save File.

  10. Install the program files wherever you want, but remember where you save them. Audacity will ask you to find lame_enc.dll the first time you export to mp3 format. Here, the file is saved to the Desktop.

  11. Open the file, then click OK to launch it.

  12. Click Next to run the LAME Install Wizard.

  13. Remember where you save it; the first time you export to mp3 format, Audacity will ask you to find lame_enc.dll. Here, the file is saved to the Desktop:

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