Audacity 1.2 Tutorial
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OPTIONAL: Mp3 Support
Audacity does not come with MP3 support by default. To Get this support, you must first download and install the "Lame Encoder" Plug-In. You can find a copy of the Windows version HERE. Once you download it, you need to place it in the Audacity program folder (usually something like C:\Program Files\Audacity\Plug-Ins\).

Once you place it there, open a .WAV file in Audacity, and select the menu option File --> Export As MP3. When you do, you will see this message:

At this Point, browse to where you placed the "lame_enc.dll" file (such as C:\Program Files\Audacity\Plug-Ins). Click On the "lame_enc.dll" file:

Once finished, you can now effectively use the File --> Export As MP3 menu option to create MP3 files:

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