How to save an entire side of a 33.3 vinyl record

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NealO
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How to save an entire side of a 33.3 vinyl record

Post by NealO » Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:07 pm

Hello Community:
I just started using Audacity (v. 2.2.2) for MP3 export/conversions (w/Lame v.3.99.3) and after I recorded the entire side of a 33.3 vinyl record, only the first track of my 4-track recording session was saved and converted to an MP3.

The 4-tarck session ran for a little over 23 minutes. At the end of track 4, I clicked on STOP and saved my project. I then selected 'Export to MP3' and it went through the export process. Thinking all 4 tracks were saved as one long MP3, I then found out only the first track had been saved and converted to the MP3 format.

Question: Can Audacity record sequential tracks of a vinyl record that are separated by 2-second gaps between tracks and allow an MP3 save of all 4 tracks, complete with gaps? If so, could someone point me to that part In the User Manual that describes how to do this.

I would prefer not to export each track individually and convert each to an MP3. I would like to record an entire side of the vinyl record in one session and save as one MP3. Thank you for any input on this issue. NealO.

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Re: How to save an entire side of a 33.3 vinyl record

Post by waxcylinder » Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:46 am

NealO wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:07 pm
could someone point me to that part In the User Manual that describes how to do this.
See this set of Tutorials in the Manual: https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/tut ... to_cd.html

And this suggested workflow: https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/sam ... tunes.html

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Re: How to save an entire side of a 33.3 vinyl record

Post by NealO » Mon Sep 24, 2018 4:07 pm

Thanks very much for the input. I found what I needed to accomplish what I intended - 'Export Multiples' That worked. Thank you again, WC.

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