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Rip Your Own: Digitizing Your Records and Tapes by Casey Kim

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Chapter 4. From Analog to Digital (and Everything in Between)

IF YOU’VE BEEN READING THIS BOOK from front to back, you should now have a good overview about digital media/music devices and the different software programs that interact with them. Now it’s time to take a look at what hardware and connections will be necessary to import all your old CD, cassette, and vinyl media into your computer so that it can be archived, possibly restored, and then later transferred to your portable music device.

Digitally importing music from CDs is a fairly straightforward process. It’s a simple matter of inserting your CD into the CD drive on your computer, clicking the Import button in your music library software program of choice, and—BAM!—the songs on the ...

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