FINALLY a good click/pop/noise removal tutorial for audacity!
* switch to Spectrogram view for the audio track
* noise is a vertical pink "spike"
* select the noise then: Tracks > Add label at selection > give the label a name, e.g. "pop1"
* switch back to Waveform view
* zoom in to the middle of your label area > select the irregular wave part > Effect > Repair
these screenshots are also uploaded here:
This process can actually be done faster by NOT switching back to the Waveform view, but instead, stay in the Spectrogram view and just select the spike and do Effect > Repair right then and there. If you get a message like this:
"The Repair effect is intended to be used on very short sections of damaged audio (up to 128 samples).
Zoom in and select a tiny fraction of a second to repair."
Then you're selecting too much audio at one time in order to be able to use Repair. If you zoom in until you first get 3 decimal places, e.g.:
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