An application that helps you get tapes, LPs, videos, live performances, or Internet radio onto CD.
The PolderbitS Sound Recorder and Editor is an application that converts music cassette tapes, vinyl LPs, or videos to digital sound.The PolderbitS Sound Recorder and Editor is designed to digitize sound recordings of music cassette tapes, vinyl LPs, or videos so they can be recorded onto CD.All you need is a multimedia Windows PC with a CD burner and CD burning software, and with PolderbitS audio processing software you can transfer vinyl records to cd. Move all of your old recordings onto your PC by converting them into digital sound files. The PolderbitS Sound Recorder and Editor can also be used for additional sound recording and editing tasks like recording for example streaming Internet audio, meetings and interviews, editing sound files created with other software, or converting WAV sound files to MP3 and vice versa.The Sound Recorder:With the Sound Recorder you can digitize recordings to your computer's hard disk, creating standard digital sound files.Everything is under control within one easy-to-use window: Select the sound source of the sound card. Select the desired recording sound quality. Set the recording volume before and during recording. Maximum possible recording time is displayed, which is dependent on the amount of available hard disk space. Start a recording automatically at any given day and time, for any duration, with the Recording timer.The Sound Editor:Sound Editor can easily edit a recording. Everything is under control from within one easy-to-use window: Edit new files recorded with the Sound Recorder, or open and edit existing WAV and mp3 files. Automatically or manually split up recordings, like a full recording of one LP side into multiple tracks. Trim the start and end of each track ··� cut out white noise and save space. Each track can be faded in or out at the desired point, allowing you to neatly separate tracks that run over into each other, like a live recording with applause, or even shorten a song that's too long. Cut out fragments of sound from within the middle of a track. Listen to the result of your editing before saving it to disk. Recordings can be saved to disk as a standard WAV or mp3 sound file, with your choice of desired sound qualityAnd filters to improve the sound quality of your recordings.The Editor has an "Advanced" button that enlarges the Editor window and offers 3 filters:A Click and Crackle filter for cleaning vinyl records A Noise filter for cassette tape recordings An Equalizer to enhance the sound quality for all recordings All available filters can be switched on and off independently and act immediately (or in "real-time") on your recording. At any time you can switch between the original recording and the results of the filters so you can quickly compare the sound. Here are some key features of "PolderbitS Sound Recorder and Editor":
· Faster and more stable than ever.
· The Editor window can now be enlarged by dragging at either of the 4 window edges and the edit-point controls are now slightly larger than before.
New automatic track splitter options in the Editor:
· You can now determine the length of silence in between tracks to search for and the (background-)analysis of the recording now only starts when the track splitter windows is first opened.
· The option to split tracks in the middle of detected silences, or split tracks on the start and end of sound plus an optional fade-in and out.
· Split a recording in equally sized tracks.
· Split a recording in a given amount of tracks.
· Separate left and right channel Wave view in the Editor (through the right-click menu of the Wave view).
· The Recorder now displays the percentage of the recording volume setting and warns about saturation when the volume is too high.
· The Recording Timer window now has the option to automatically save a timed recording and then exit the Recorder.
· New Recorder command-line options for scheduled recording.
· Click on Help in the Recording Timer window for the details.
· Setting the recording volume with the keyboard up/down keys now uses finer steps.
· A new recording that is not yet edited, but directly saved as an uncompressed WAV sound file, is now saved almost instantly when being saved in a folder that resides on the same disk the temporary recording is stored in.
· The possibility to Select/Deselect All, or to invert the selection of tracks in the the Save Tracks window of the Editor.
· The Editor now remembers the last save-as-type and sound quality for existing recordings you opened for editing.
· An ID3V1 mp3-tag is now included in mp3 files when saving multiple tracks, using the given Track and Album name.
· Hitting the spacebar to restart recording did not work after a recording was discarded.
· CD burner with burning software
· 16 bits sound card with Line-In connector
· 10 megabyte disk space for each minute of digital sound
· 300 MHz processor
· 64 Mb RAM
· 7 days trial
· Nag Screen What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Improved audio filters.
· Fixed crash on Click Filter with sample rates higher than 48000 Hz.
· Some minor bug fixes.