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by bj.mchugh@blueyonder.co.uk / February 21, 2013 7:57 PM PST

I have until recently been using Roxio CD Creator 2009 ultimate for burning CD compilations etc. but since buying a Windows 7 laptop I see that this is no longer compatible. I have checked out both the current versions of Roxio and Nero and see that the prices have soared - but that they now bundle all sorts of capabilities including photo/ video editing etc that I do not need.

My requirements are to be able to create compilations as before, but I would also like to be able to transfer some of my music collection from vinyl and cassette tape onto CD.

Can any members offer software recommendations that will meet these requirements without being 'over the top'? Previously I would have just upgraded, which was just about OK at £30 or so, but certainly not at £70 when much of the new functionality on offer will never be used.

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by Kees_B Forum moderator / February 21, 2013 8:18 PM PST
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by bj.mchugh@blueyonder.co.uk / February 21, 2013 11:42 PM PST
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OK, I'll take a look at Audacity and CDburner - neither of which I have previously come across. I am proposing to take a feed from the preamp output and connect to the soundcard then to ssave the file in lossles format so as to obtain the best quality recording possible. I have dabbled with this in the past using Roxio, but I do not feel inclined to pay the current rate for an upgrade to use such a small proportion of it's functionality. Thanks for your suggestions. I am hoping to find software that is reasonably friendly to use and if not necessarily freeware then at least a more reasonable cost.

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by debijg / March 15, 2013 5:25 PM PDT

There are the lot available on the internet you can select the best one for you but you can try real player first that also support the burning of CD's and it is easy to use.

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