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How To Use VirtualDub and Diamond VC500 USB to Capture on Windows 10

How To Use VirtualDub and Diamond VC500 USB to Capture on Windows 10 Introduction For this post we will look at what it takes to use the Diamond VC500 USB capture device on Windows 10 using VirtualDub 1.10.4 32-bit to capture from  a VCR. We will also be using HuffyUV lossless codec as well to get the best quality we can with the capture. Setup For this capture we will be using the following setup, The... read more

Using Shotcut to create MP4 from VHS Captures

Using Shotcut to create MP4 from VHS Captures Introduction In this post we will cover creating an MP4 video using Shotcut from VHS or Hi8 captured tape footage. Shotcut is an opensource, cross-platform video editor. This is assuming you have already captured the VHS footage and are ready to make the captured footage into an MPEG 4 movie. We will cover basic editing, cropping and exporting your VHS or Hi8... read more

How To Remove Hiss or Turntable rumble Using Audacity

Audio Restoration Introduction In an earlier post we covered How To Digitize Your Records Using Audacity, to further on we will cover how to remove hiss or turntable rumble from your recordings using Audacity’s noise reduction effect. Process So you have your record in Audacity and want to get ride of some of the hiss caused by your turntable. We can accomplish this using Noise Reduction effect in... read more

How to Digitize Your Records with Audacity

How to Digitize Your Records with Audacity Introduction Remember the days of sitting around listening to records growing up? The sound of the cracking hissing and even the occasional skip. If not that’s ok it is making a comeback even in this digital age we live in. Some of us have old records lying around and want to listen to those great songs that may not be available for digital download or use... read more

How To Transform 45 RPM’s to MP3 Using Audacity

Introduction Time for a fun post! You know we have those old 45 RPM’s records laying around that are just not available on iTunes or for download anywhere and we just remember spending endless hours listening to them, okay maybe there are many that may not have those memories, but there are some! ¬†With the popularity of vinyl coming back there are many newer options available to play records again... read more

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