1. Introduction
2. What can Audio Mid Recorder do?
3. Recording Tutorial
4. Main Interface
5. Options Setting
6. Using Schedule
7. Using Wizard
8. Using ID3 Tag Editor

Recording Tutorial - Recording Audio from Videotape and Cassette Tape

Recording with Audio Mid Recorder

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Tip

  • You might be able to convert your sound card to a DirectSound-compatible full-duplex sound card by installing the latest version of the sound driver for your sound card. Contact the manufacturer of your sound card to inquire about how to obtain and install the latest version of the sound driver for your sound card.

Recording Audio from Videotape and Cassette Tape

You can extract the audio from a videotape and then convert it to MP3 , WAV , WMA , OGG files.

  1. Connect the left and right audio-out terminals on the VCR to the line-in or microphone terminal on the sound card.
  2. Open Audio Mid Recorder.
  3. Click Wizard button to Start the project.
  4. In Wizard - Step1 : Click the Device list, select "Line-in" or "Mic", in the Volume dropdown list.
  5. Press "Default Volume and Balance" button to Adjust the recording volume for the highest possible performance, or you can change the volume and balance yourself
  6. Tip

    • If the volume is too high, the output file will have hissing sound, noise in the background.
  7. Press "Next" Button
  8. In Wizard - Step2 : If you want the program create the file automatically, please select the "Auto Create File Format" you want, and select the output directory.

    Tip

    • If you have create a file or want to name the file name yourself for output file, you can Press "Save as" Button in Main Form, and select the file you've created.

  9. Press "Next" Button
  10. In Wizard - Step3 : You can decide whether the Record operation will Start, Pause, Stop, Restart automatically.
  11. Tip

    • If you select Start automatic, you can press "Record" button on the Main Form first then playback your input file with WinAmp or the streaming audio from Internet, after you press "Record" button , the program will start attacking first (not record really) , and it will Start recording after the volume of your playing file above your setting here, the program will not record the silence to your output file.

     

  12. Press "Next" Button
  13. In Wizard - Step4 : You can set the Time limitation and File Size limitation of your output file.
  14. Tip

    • The Free trail version can't change these options in File Length Limitation Form, you can record only 60 seconds in the free trail version. If you want to record for unlimited time, please register it. The registration fee is only $29.95.
  15. Press "Finish" Button
  16. In Audio Mid Recorder window, click the Record button.
  17. Tip

    • If you select Start automatic in Wizard - Step3 , The program will not start recording immediately .the program will start attacking first (not record really) , and it will Start recording after the volume of your playing file above your setting, the program will not record the silence to your output file.
  18. Click Play on the VCR.
  19. Tip

    • If the volume settings are too low, you see only very small variations in the wave pattern in the display area of the Audio Mid Recorder window.
    • If the sound is clipped because the volume is too high, move the line-in or microphone volume setting down until most of the volume range is displayed without clipping. If the sound is too low, increase the volume setting.
    • Depending on your sound card and the volume of the audio source, you might not get enough volume using the line-in input. In this case, try the microphone input, as the volume sensitivity through the microphone input is generally greater than with the line-in input.
  20. You can pause the recording by clicking the Stop button at any time. Start again by clicking the Record or Pause button.
  21. To stop recording, click the Stop button, if you select stop automatically. You need only wait for the finishing of your playing file.

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