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Recording music from a laptop

Q: Recording music from a laptop

As a part time DJ i spend a lot of time playing the same laptop a Recording music from music in the same order so i was thinking what if i Recording music from a laptop could just sit down and record the tracks that i play Recording music from a laptop directly into one Recording music from a laptop big MP and then it would save me having to load and cue each track I use a program called ClubDJ Pro its a twin deck system with a predefined playlist i can usually just load a playlist and tell it to cross fade during the last quot X quot seconds of the song X being a set time between and seconds However i find some songs have an extended silence at the end that can when i first played them mess up the auto cross fade facility and as anyone will tell you silence is deadly when your doing DJ ing So is there a program i can use to either record directly from my program or use another PC or laptop to record onto i assume i would use the earphone out on one to the Line In socket on the other PC Laptop and then record onto that It would be good as it then means i can use different mixes of my own nbsp

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A: Recording music from a laptop

you might use WavePad Sound Editor to remove the trailing silence
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I don't know where to start. I thought this would be easier!

I'm a bit of a technophobe and need someone to explain to me from scratch what I need (Hardware/software) to start recording myself on my laptop. I was confused before but now Vista seems to make it worse as nothing goes with it!

I guess I need some software (which?), some sort of audio/firewire thingy (?!!) I only want to do it acoustically and keep it as simple as possible. Will I need a special microphone too?

Can anyone help me in anyway? Technology makes me want to cry!!

Lanugo x
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Still searching the internet to find something to be able to record audio right from the sound card without using any cables, some recommend to use "Audacity", and while searching I found this: "" , does anybody know or use this software ? any opinion ?
All other programs recommend to use cables which I want to avoid.
Thanks for answering

A:Recording music

Audacity is the most often used free recording program, according to posts I see on forums.
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A:Recording music CDs

Welcome to TSF....

What is the make and model of the burner drive that you have?

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A:recording music

If you are interested in recording your wifes singing then sound recorder is much too limited for that.There are free sound editing programs that will turn your pc into a mini recording studio.Audacity is an open source program that fits the bill.If money is not an issue then cool edit or gold wave studio will do it as well.Having said that, if you do not wish to take it to that level and just want to generate a simple wave then silent bob is a windows sound recorder type program with no recording time limitations. Just google it,there's plenty of links.
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Hello all, hoping someone has some knowledge on this.

OK, as ol' geezers, some friends of mine are starting to play music again. We would like to record to the computer. I have a computer with a sound card, I have a mic.

Anyone have any knowledge on this. We obviously aren't looking for cd quality, just something that sounds good.

Right now we have a tape recorder that has the mixing and all that (not mine so I know very little about it). We then dub that tape. I think I can use a line out/line in to put that tape on the computer... but do I need recording software?

Any musicians in the know?
Cheaper is better in this case.

A:Music recording

bobniborg said:

but do I need recording software?Click to expand...

I keep seeing Audacity being mentioned in the forums as a good and cheap (as in free) audio recorder and editor.
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A:Music Recording Software?

Audacity will do the trick.
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A:MIDI and recording music...

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Hello Everyone,
Can anyone suggest a very good recording software for recording music played or sung on the computer.Presently,I'm using Cool edit pro & Sound Forge.I need it mainly for Noise reduction & editing.

Thanks & bye.

A:Music Recording Software

Amith said:

Hello Everyone,
Can anyone suggest a very good recording software for recording music played or sung on the computer.Presently,I'm using Cool edit pro & Sound Forge.I need it mainly for Noise reduction & editing.

Thanks & bye.
Amith...Click to expand...
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Any ideas on which card to buy?

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Your input would really be appreciated!

A:Soundcard for recording music

Creative's SoundBlaster Audigy Platinum or even Audigy 2 Platinum are good choices for recording music.

However, keep in mind that the quality of the microphones and their positioning can really affect how good the recordings sound.

Hope that helps.
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A:recording and playing music on my PC

Couple of things to check. Start>Settings>CP>Add/RemovePrograms>WindowsSetup. Scroll down and double click on "Multimedia". Now scroll down and be sure "Sound Recorder" is selected. If not, select it to install it.

Start>Settings>CP>Multimedia. Is your sound card selected as the preferred device for "Recording"? If not, select it.

Double left click on the Sound icon in the systray at the right hand corner of the screen. Click on Options>Properties. Select "Recording". Now scroll through them to be sure all devices are selected. Then be sure none are set to "Muted" and the Volume is set on. Do the same for "PlayBack".

[This message has been edited by bhesson (edited 03-04-2001).]
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A:What are your sound settings for recording music?

No one records music on their pc's here?
(except for Fireberd - Jeez - is that a computer or a recording studio?)
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A:Music recording device needs USB card

Whats a FAT32 USB board? If you mean a PCI USB card then maybe or maybe not.

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PS. I hope you realise that you didn't even mention a model number of this Zoom unit.
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A:Music Recording (Guitars, voice, etc)

I use cool edit its a pretty cool program along with a small home stereo nothing special just one that has an aux hook that up to your puter and your computer mic I'm assuming you have one will pick up all your sound then just record in cool edit while your playing and it will lay it down for you now there will be a little background noise but with cool edits noise reduction you can easily take it out. you can also add effects, reverb, distortion, echo, and lots more....anyway that's just one way to do it or should I say probably the cheapest (but with descent sound quality) way that I can think of unless you got a big hole in your pocket I have heard that it can get pretty expensive but maybe there are some other musicians on the board that have other options.

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A:Playing Music and recording at the same time

Hi Telman and welcome to sevenforums, i dont know about the sound cards but i use a software to record "what you hear"
also you can configure your settings as follows

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3. In the empty white space, right-click and choose Show Disabled Devices. You should see Stereo Mix appear in the list.
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A:Need Suggestions for Music Recording Software

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A:Free Music Recording Studio?

Hi. While waiting for further suggestions, please see this Wiki page under Recording and Editing
  I had an expensive one i bought but it was for windows xp.

You mean it won't run or not compatible in Windows 7?
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That's odd. Since Cakewalk themselves claim that Windows 8 performs significantly better (multi-digit cpu performance increases) than Windows 7, and that Sonar works perfectly unchanged.

The Cakewalk Blog ? Blog Archive ? Windows 8 ? A benchmark for music production applications

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FL Studio

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A:Music audio recording and sound card question

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A:Recording Music/Sound From My DVD/computer games/Playstation/etc?

You need a attenuator cable for that, Radio Shack used to sell them. You overloading the microphone input and clipping the audio. A microphone is a low level and the sound out is high level. A Attenuator cable reduces the level.

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A:Recording streaming music - microphone picks up sounds in room

I'm sorry, but the recording of streaming music, even music from a radio, is illegal. We won't be able to help you with that.
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A:Recommendations building a new (budgeted) computer from scratch for recording music

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Hello and welcome. Please follow these guidelines while we work on your PC:Malware removal is a sometimes lengthy and tedious process. Please stick with the thread until I?ve given you the ?All clear.? Absence of symptoms does not mean your machine is clean!
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P2P - I see you have P2P software (uTorrent & Vuze) installed on your machine. We are not here to pass judgment on file-sharing as a concept. However, we will warn you that engaging in this activity and having this kind of software installed on your machine will always make you more susceptible to malware infections. Please see this post for more information. I recommend that you uninstall these now. You can do so via Control Panel >> Add or Remove Programs. If you choose to keep these applications, please do not use them until our fixes at TSF are complete.

Download Combofix from either of the links below, and save it to your desktop.

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Double click on ComboFix.exe & follow the prompts. If you have trouble, stop and post back. Do not try to repeatedly run comboFix!
When finished, it will produce a report for you.
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Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer.Please download the Farbar Recovery Scan Tool from here: (for 32bit systems) (for 64bit systems)Note: Wait for the direct download to begin, do not click on anything else on the it to your desktop.Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.Double-click to run it.When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.Press the Scan button.It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please attach that log to your reply.The first time the tool is run, it makes a second log (Addition.txt).Please attach that to your reply as wellSTEP2:Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit (MBAR) from here: and save it to your desktop.Doubleclick on the MBAR file and allow it to run.•Click OK on the next screen, to allow the package to extract thecontents of the file to its own folder named mbar.•mbar.exe will launch automatically. On some systems, this may take a few extra seconds. Please be patient and wait for the program to open.•After reading the Introduction, click 'Next' if you agree.•On the Update Database screen, click on the 'Update' button.•Once you see 'Success: Database was successfully updated' click on 'Next', then click the Scan button.With some infections, you may see two messages boxes:1.'Could not load protection driver'. Click 'OK'.2.'Could not load DDA driver'. Click 'Yes' to this message, to allow the driver to load after a restart. Allow the computer to restart. Continue with the rest of these instructions.•If malware is found, do NOT press the Cleanup button when the scan completes. Click EXIT.Before performing any removals, I'd like to see the log first so I can see what it will be targeting. You'll find the log in that mbar folder as MBAR-log-<date and time>***.txt . Please attach that to your next reply.
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Hello and welcome to TSF

What files do you scans stop at? also are you experiencing and Malware symptoms?
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A:Random sounds/music/ads from my laptop

Hello and welcome to TSF Virus & Malware support. My name is Taylor and I'll be helping you with your fix.

I am currently reviewing your log. Please note that this is under the supervision of an expert analyst, and I will be back with a fix for your problem as soon as possible.

Please refrain from running mbr commands or TDSSKiller unless I instruct you to do so! Altering the MBR can render the machine an effective paper weight. I will get back to you as quickly as I can with your first steps.

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A:Playing Music errors on my Laptop

ok try the compaq website and download latest snd crad drivers from there
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I just purchased a gaming laptop from a friend

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
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Download and save the TSG System Information Utility (SysInfo.exe) file.

After it's been downloaded and saved, double-click it to run it.

Information about that laptop will appear.

Return here to your thread, then copy-and-paste the ENTIRE text here.

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Could you please restate your problem in different (clearer) words? I am willing to help you, but I am sorry, I cannot understand your problem.
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Use better cabling and jacks from the laptop to your sound system and try to distance them as far as you can.
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Based on what you wrote, I think iPhone Transfer can help. 
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have a read here

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This individual had the problem and here if what he did to clean up.

I came across a forum posts describing files called "rootkits." A rootkit installs itself on your system and accesses your administrator privileges. This way, it can control parts of your system (e.g., hide from your anti-virus software and disable new anti-virus software that might kill it). Rootkits are hard to find... most people suggest reformatting your entire hard drive to get rid of them, but I'm in Madrid, Spain right now and without all my files I'm screwed so I had to find another way. It took me several hours to figure out how.

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3) Install and run .....[edited]. The rootkit didn't block this when I tried it. Make sure you scan your whole hard drive! (The first time I tried it I did a quick scan and it just came up with a couple bogus registry key entries, which were good clues but not delete-able). When Sophos finishes running you should find any rootkits that were hiding on your hardrive. Mine were clustered in the System32 folder and were all files containing UAC or uac. This is the UAC rootkit. (google it for more info)

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Reactivate your system restore and you should be good to go!

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A:Cannot Access AVI, MP4 nor any Music from my Laptop's libraries et cetera

Hi and welcome to TSF that is one of 2 things either this What is jucheck.exe?
or a infection given your present situation I think the 2nd option is the more likely
please follow the instructions here NEW INSTRUCTIONS - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help - Tech Support Forum
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This may be caused by a virus/malware/spyware. scan your computer with anti-virus and see if it still pops up. To stop it temporary, ctrl alt delete, process, close all internet explorers or w/e brower you use
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I want some music onto my Windows Media Player so i can sync with my phone and get it on there with a USB Cable. Anyone know how to do the Media Player Part?
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Okay, I make music. I am a laptop producer. I'm not sure its even eligible to ask here, but its the only forum site I've registered with.So, um -I need help. I need websites that provides free plugins to make dubstep sounds, like growls and stuff. Both vst's and vsti's are welcome, but it has to be free.If you think there's not much better free dll plugins, gimme the paid ones too, but generally not preffered.Plus, some sort of drum machine. There are a lot I know, but lacks the recording/exporting feature.Any help would be appreciated, thanks.

A:Is this the right place to ask bout Laptop music production?

A GOOGLE search for Free plugins to make dubstep sounds found this -
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hey can someone help me with a query ?
I wish to download music from you tube to a blank disc from my laptop .
I have windows 7
ive been trying for ages but cant quite get it

A:burn music off laptop to a blank disc

howdy, and welcome to TSG.

Unfortunately, Youtubes terms of service prohibits exactly that, so to do so would be illegal. Therefore, I'm going to have to close this thread.