Simple audio recording software that includes a few editing options
Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP
Audio Recorder for Free is a nifty tool for converting audio playing via the computer's sound card to MP3. It is an excellent solution for backing up cassette tapes, vinyl, or even CDs, and it can complete a number of other handy tasks as well.
If you've ever been watching a YouTube video or heard music playing through your speakers that you wished you could have recorded, you will be delighted to find that Audio Recorder for Free makes this possible. The software is extremely user friendly, and it serves as a solid solution for backing up audio that you cannot retrieve in any other way.
In order to record audio from your vinyl or cassette player, you will need a connection cable to link it to your computer. However, when you can successfully link your player to your computer, Audio Recorder can record the audio and convert it to MP3 format.
Using the software is simple. Begin by playing audio that you would like to capture, and at the right time, use the "Record" button to copy it. MP3 is not the only format that Audio Recorder for Free records to. You can also export your recorded audio in WMA or WAV formats, and you can also tweak the frequency of the track. Once you're finished with that, all you have to do is specify where you'd like Audio Recorder to export your track, and viola! You're finished!
Those who are passionate about backing up their music from the physical format to data will derive lots of use out of this program. Be wary that this program is short on advanced features, and it is likely that you won't be able to recover high quality audio from damaged physical media.