Subject: Re: Music recording question
From: Ryan Supak (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Oct 22 2005 - 10:10:02 EDT
Second vote for Audacity. Free, and it's good at making recordings.
On 10/22/05, Andrea Saez <email@example.com> wrote:
> David -
> If what you want is a free software to record, you might want to try
> audacity. If you want to pay for something a little more expensive,
> check out CUBASE.
> As for the CD recording of it ... try NERO, it's a great burning
> program for windows ... you could say the equivalent of iTunes for
> Macintosh. NERO has the option of burning continuously as u want it,
> or with a break in between (you can set that in the options)
> Good luck!
> On Oct 22, 2005, at 9:51 AM, David Prescott wrote:
> > Dear CEC list:
> > I'm sorry to ask such a dim-witted question, but I've been stumped
> > on this
> > for months. I'm no longer a composer, and have a regular old Dell
> > computer
> > with Windows XP. I have ba-zillions of old cassettes from the '80's
> > when I
> > exchanged my music with others. In earlier forms of XP, I used to use
> > windows movie-maker to record music which I could then burn to a
> > CD. Presto,
> > all my old performances on CD. Somehow, my windows movie-maker was
> > automatically "upgraded" and no longer allows me to do this.
> > Windows Sound
> > Recorder only allows 60 seconds of sound at a pop.
> > I tried various software packages at considerable expense to try to
> > edit
> > this music, and they all resulted in competitive warfare between other
> > programs. If I downloaded Blaze audio or similar programs, my CD-
> > burning
> > software would quit. New CD-burners would automatically insert 3
> > seconds of
> > silence between tracks and so on, and make my editing software choke.
> > I guess my question is... I only want to import old music off
> > cassettes and
> > burn it to CDs that don't include a mandatory 3 seconds of silence
> > between
> > tracks (which would really mess up live recordings of bands...)
> > Might anyone have any thoughts on a method or a software package?
> > It is
> > amazing to me that XP can make this so difficult since the
> > technology is
> > clearly within my computer.
> > Thanks for any insights. I know you all have capabilities far in
> > excess of
> > what I'm asking, so I hate to trouble you.
> > Thank you,
> > David Prescott
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