This can't be a complete tutorial, sorry

Get Audacity from:

There's documentation starting here:

Here's a tutorial someone else has done: Warning - Loud!


Here's what I actually do

Optional steps you don't need but I sometimes do:

  • clean up noise / background hum
  • Amplify the audio if it was recorded a bit quiet
  • clip silent or uninteresting portions off the start and end

And here's the method and settings I actually use for voice clips to convert to MP3:


It's served me well since March 2020!