Recording from tapes to HDD

  robbiehood 10:36 11 Feb 2004

Hello - can someone advise how I can record from my music tapes to my HDD for later archiving on CD's? MS Sound Recorder only gives a very short recording time. Do I need proprietary software to do the job?

  [email protected] 10:56 11 Feb 2004

I use all sound recorder XP from click here It works for me.

  Bagsey 11:07 11 Feb 2004


  JerryJay 11:21 11 Feb 2004

CDex free click here. Works well for me.

  nick_j007 11:26 11 Feb 2004

hello all,

I see the windows XP one needs a sound card. I suppose that rules me out with my Dell laptop then?


  [email protected] 11:34 11 Feb 2004

No, mine has an onboard card (AC97)

  Sheila-214876 11:40 11 Feb 2004

I use LP Recorder and LP Ripper from click here but they are not free but are dedicated to that job. You could also try JetAudio which is free from click here Jetaudio is also a very good substitute for Realplayer.

  robbiehood 11:53 11 Feb 2004

Thanks all - but still problems: I'm using Win Me and sound recorder is for some reason limited to 60 seconds. My motherboard has on-board sound - will I need to get a PCI soundcard?

  JerryJay 12:37 11 Feb 2004

With CDex, you do not need sound recorder. Free and small program, easy to use. You can read user's comments on click here

  JerryJay 12:41 11 Feb 2004

nick_j007, most modern laptop should have onbaord sound. Check your one to see any line in port. If you do not have one, get a small external sound card for £32.27 Soundblaster Mp3+ - External USB Soundcard click here

  [email protected] 13:02 11 Feb 2004

I also use all sound recorder XP on my laptop without an external sound card, in fact I am using it now as I type.

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