Free LP Recorder to Backup Cassette Tapes and Vinyl to MP3
Vinyl and cassette tapes are the things in the past and now has been replaced by CD, DVD and even probably blu-ray. Many old school DJs that were using vinyl many years ago has also started to scratch on discs rather than vinyls. If you have many vinyls or cassette tapes, you can create a backup by recording them to MP3 on your computer. One of such software that can easily help you achieve that is LP Recorder.
LP Recorder is a shareware that normally cost $39.95. All you need to do to record vinyl is connect the tape or line output from your stereo to the line input of your soundcard, select the recording input, enter a filename and press the record button. For a time limited, you can download the full version of LP Recorder for free and this promo expires on 11 June 2010.
Do note that when you try to run LRSetup.exe in Windows 7, you will get the error “Version 10.0 LP Recorder or later is required for Windows 7” This can easily be bypassed by right clicking on LRSetup.exe file, select Properties, go to Compatibility tab and check “Run this program in compatibility mode for: Windows XP (Service Pack 3)”.