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Spotlight on Acoustica Spin It Again

Before you decide to sell those vinyl records and cassette tapes at a garage sale or donate them to a museum of ancient artifacts, why not turn them into MP3s?
Published: Aug 22, 2006
Author: Stacy Reed
Related OS: 98 / NT / 2k / XP / 95
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Acoustica Spin It Again 2.1_b38
Shareware
Download Record your old 45 and 33 LPs to CD or to your new MP3 player.

Have you been wondering what you should do with that old LP collection you've got sitting around gathering dust? If you're anything like me, you've got stacks and stacks of old cassette tapes stashed away... it's music you've loved and you just can't stand the thought of throwing it all away. Well, before you decide to sell those vinyl records and cassettes at a garage sale or donate them to a museum of ancient artifacts, why not turn them into MP3s?

Acoustica Spin It Again is an easy-to-use recording software that makes the process of recording your old vinyl LPs and cassette tapes into MP3s fun and simple. Their wizard will help you hook up your stereo, cassette player or record player to your computer. You might need to purchase some cables and adapters but the folks at Acoustica have made that easy as well by offering a link within the application that takes you to a page that explains exactly what you will need and where you can buy it.



Spin It Again also provides wizards that can assist you in setting recording levels. Once you've recorded the audio, Spin It Again can also help you split the recording into multiple tracks, reduce tape noise or LP clicks, pops and crackles, tag and name each track with artist and album information, and even burn your tracks to audio CDs!

Don't let it's ease-of-use fool you, the program is fully customizable. You decide where the program stores the files it records, you can adjust the automatic track detection settings, choose from over a dozen preset audio effects and load DirectX and VST effects as well. Besides offering great help files, the developer has also made animated tutorials available online.

Try it for free! Now you can listen to all of your vinyl and cassette tapes on your computer, iPod, CD player or portable MP3 player thanks to one powerful piece of software!

  • Acoustica Spin It Again
  • Version: 1.1_b20
  • System Requirements: 98/NT/2k/Me/XP//95
  • Visit Acoustica
  • Download Spin It Again NOW!

About Stacy Reed

Stacy Reed is Tucows' resident software librarian and editor. She has been reviewing PC and mobile software as well as web services for over a decade. Helping developers improve and promote their products is only one of her areas of expertise. Stacy is also an advocate for Open Source, Creative Commons and freeware, taking special interest in educational resources, social media, cloud sharing, and mobile technology.

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