How to Record Vinyl to Your Computer With Audacity

Creating digital copies of cherished analog recordings is a useful skill to have. Not only does it make listening to your collection easier, but you’re preserving the original medium by causing less wear over time.

Many modern turntables are already equipped with digital interfaces for this precise reason. Other setups will require some additional hardware, but none of it is beyond the reach of the vinyl hobbyist.

So let’s run through the process of recording and cleaning up your vinyl recordings.

Before You Begin: Getting Audacity

The first thing you’ll need to do is download Audacity for your operating system. Audacity is free, open […]