Click and drag the mouse over the audio you want to select-- this will highlight that audio
After selecting, chose “Cut” from the Edit menu. This will delete the selected audio but save it to be pasted later.
Click the area of the track you wish to have the added audio and go to Edit > Paste.
Trimming the Beginning
Click the track just before where you want the audio to start. Go to Edit > Select > Track Start to Cursor. This will highlight the beginning of the track. Press Delete on the keyboard.
Trimming the End
With the Selection Tool, click just after where you want the track to end. Go to Edit > Select > Cursor to Track End. This will highlight from the cursor to the end of the track. Press Delete on the keyboard.
To export, go to File>Export Audio, which will open a window asking you what you want to export the file as.
The audio file can also be exported in pieces. If you only want to export a portion of the file from Audacity, use the Selection tool to highlight the portion of the file you want to export and go to File>Export Selected Audio, which will open the same window with the same export options.
The options include:
If you want to export the file as an MP3, you have to use an optional program to convert the file. The converter that works best with Audacity is LAME, which can be downloaded here.
Audacity is a FREE software. Always make sure you are downloading the correct program before you accept it on your personal device.