Scenario:

Oral exam has been recorded for multiple students on an electronic device and saved as one big file

File now needs to be split into individual files for each student

 

One method is using Audacity if this is available on your computers

Open Audacity and you will see the screen below



Click on FileImportAudio File


Select the audio file that you want to split and click Open


 

The file will then be imported

 

 

You will then see the screen below

You have all the usual play, fast forward etc buttons in the top left so you can listen to the file and determine where it needs to be split

With the mouse you can click and hold where you want to start the split and drag it across to mark where you want the recording to end.

 


Select File from the menu bar

Export – Then select Export Selected Audio



Enter the filename you wish to use and select MP3 as the file type then click Save




You can then enter any further information as required (everything on this metadata tag screen is optional)

Click OK and the new file will be saved


 

You should then be able to find the file in the folder you saved it to as shown below