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Old 09-07-2006, 07:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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How do I transfer music from a cassette player to my laptop or desktop? I use xp hjome edition. DO I need special connectors, softwares, etc. to record?

I have an analog cassette player with red and white wires coming out of the jack.
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one way is to just play the song and use a mic to record it onto your pc... but it ends up with pretty poor quality this way
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Seems like a cheap thing to do, except paying $40 for Plus Superpack.
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Download Audacity. It's free and you can record live music or from line-in. Just run a line from your headphone jack on your cassette player to your line-in jack on the PC. Works really nice. You can also use it when playing music over the net and record it. No downloading of the song required.
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one way is to just play the song and use a mic to record it onto your pc... but it ends up with pretty poor quality this way
That's the worst idea I've seen yet.
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You can probably just find the songs off Limewire or something, that way you don't need to go through the hassle of trying to get the songs from the cassette.
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Old 09-16-2006, 04:53 AM   #8 (permalink)
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In my opinion using your Line In to record sound will give you poor sound quality. I recommend you get a converter such as this one that plugs into your USB 2.0 port.. Usually these devices come with programs to record and convert your music as well.

http://www.adstech.com/products/RDX-...sp?pid=RDX-150

Hope this helps.
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