VinylStudio
VinylStudio
12.0.1
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VinylStudio free download for Mac

VinylStudio for Mac12.0.1

06 September 2021

Digitise vinyl records and cassette tapes to CD, MP3, and other formats.

What is VinylStudio for Mac

VinylStudio is the easy way to convert your records and tapes to CD, MP3 and other digital formats.

The powerful sound-cleaning filters can help rescue precious, damaged recordings and VinylStudio's intuitive user interface makes digitising your music collection a pleasure rather than a chore. Download a copy and see why using a conventional audio editor and CD-burning program for this task is doing it the hard way.

  • Record
  • Split tracks
  • Lookup track listings and album art over the Internet
  • Remove clicks, hiss, hum, rumble and even severe scratches
  • Burn CDs
  • Save tracks in MP3, AAC, or other formats ready to copy to your MP3 player, iPod, or media server

VinylStudio also integrates with the iTunes Music Library - tracks saved in VinylStudio appear in iTunes automatically.

What's new in VinylStudio

Version 12.0.1:
  • Fixed VinylStudio erroneously creating folders when saving tracks with a slash (/) in the track name.
  • Fixed a problem with Spectral View.
  • Fixed a problem eliding / adjusting track breaks when using cut-and-splice.
  • Fixed 'handshake error' problem retrieving album information from Discogs.
  • VinylStudio can now copy imported files when moving or copying albums to another collection.
  • Fixed an issue where VinylStudio was erroneously moving the track breaks after editing the track details.
  • Fixed an issue in 'Create Album' when looking it up from Discogs by catalog number.
  • Preserve the cursor position and zoom level when truncating recording at cursor.
  • VinylStudio now offers a 'custom tags editor', which allows you to add any tags you want, either at the album or track level.
  • Fixed a crash in 'Truncate Recording at Cursor'.
  • Fixed a problem where VinylStudio named imported tracks in the wrong order when importing multiple files.
  • Fixed messy screen when showing and hiding the controls in the Split Tracks and Cleanup Audio windows.
  • Fixed a problem with the scroll wheel when controls are hidden in the Split Tracks and Cleanup Audio windows.
  • There is now an option to hide the track listing and list of recorded files in the Split Tracks window to make more room for the waveform display.
  • There is also an option to hide the list of recorded files and the corrections list in the Cleanup Audio window, again to make more room for the waveform display.
  • You no longer need VinylStudio Pro to use the Batch 'Regenerate Waveform Display' feature (as long as you purchased before 1st November 2018).
  • Added support for burning Blu-Ray discs. Please note that this is a Pro feature.
  • You can now erase CDs / DVDs / Blu-Ray discs from the Burn CDs window.
  • Fixed an issue clicking in listboxes freezing certain windows.
  • Added support for changing the hardware buffer size (because a couple of people were reporting stuttering when recording).
  • VinylStudio can now export your collection as a CSV, RTF or text file. Please note that this is a Pro feature.
  • VinylStudio now supports the use of a forward slash (/) as a separator in (e.g.) multiple genre tags, as well as a semi-colon (;).
  • Fixed a crash importing files.
  • Fixed, hopefully, a very rare crash in Patch APA.
  • Fixed an occasional crash on shutdown.
  • VinylStudio now (re-) generates the waveform display in the background. This is mainly useful when importing audio files recorded by another application (in which case the task is started automatically when the import completes).
  • VinylStudio now preserves existing track names when importing files if appropriate.
  • When using the 'Lookup from Discogs' feature when creating an album, VinylStudio now presents a list of albums to choose from and, if so requested, imports the track listing at the same time.
  • VinylStudio now displays the Discogs release number in the list of retrieved albums in the 'Lookup Track Listings' dialog.
  • VinylStudio now supports multiple tag values for the following fields: artist, track artist, artist alias, composer, conductor, genre, label and content grouping.
  • You can now delete genre / label / grouping tag 'favourites' from the remembered list. To do this, drop down the list, right-click on the entry you want to delete (or Ctrl+click) and select Delete.
  • Fixed a minor issue saving tracks in MP3 format where VinylStudio was saving a little too much audio (about 100ms).
  • Fixed a problem where VinylStudio was putting the track breaks in the wrong place when importing multiple cue sheets for the same album.
  • Fixed a crash in 'Import Track Listing'.
  • Fixed (probably) incorrect 'free space' display in the Record window with very large drives (problem reported with a 12TB drive).
  • Improved the help system, which was not functioning very well.
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mmreview-1
mmreview-1
Dec 1 2018
9.0.9
5.0
Dec 1 2018
5.0
Version: 9.0.9
I am converting cassette tapes to digital with Vinyl Studio and it has been perfect. Works well on an older MacBook running 10.7. The only thing I would like to see in the future is a way to balance the left and right channels individually, as the output from my old tape deck is slightly uneven. I could probably fix this by running through an amplifier... This program is easy to use, very handy to have the track names in place with the breaks approximated by the program reaching out to music databases. Precise editing of the space between songs is very easy, as well as trimming the end of the recording (so you don't need to be right on top of it). If you have more than a few tapes or records, this is well worth the money.
Maclover1-1
Maclover1-1
Oct 23 2018
9.0.9
4.5
Oct 23 2018
4.5
Version: 9.0.9
Interface could be a little more Mac-like and more modern, for this reason I only give it 4,5 stars. The ability to get Discogs info and cover directly is a huge time saver. Am currently digitising my vinyls using a SONY PS-HX500 turntable, very easy, will hopefully be done in a year or so if I do a few each day;0)
Sheadixon
Sheadixon
May 15 2018
9.0.3
4.5
May 15 2018
4.5
Version: 9.0.3
Many thanks to the developers for this. Now that I've been using it for a while, and have got used to where the important things are, ripping vinyl is a real pleasure and the results are great. The interface isn't mac-like. At first it's not obvious where you need to go and what you need to press. It has a bit of a learning curve. It does have a lot of dialogs and balloon help (which frankly all gets a bit overwhelming until you find out how to turn some of that off) but I'd rather have less help and a more intuitive interface. But that is the only criticism I can make. It does what it does really well. I'd been using Sound Studio but hadn't managed to find a 'plugin' click filter (I hate the pops and crackles you get with vinyl). I tried VS for its 'cleanup' features and was blown away by the result. It really does turn a crackly recording into a surprisingly enjoyable listen. Even though I was only concerned about the filtering, I do enjoy the workflow too now that I've got used to where the important features are (normalisation was really difficult to find, and why do I need to go to 'save tracks' and uncheck the last album that I ripped and check the current one before I can apply the normalisation?) Features like the needle up / down detection and the track lookup (which you can do while recording the music) all make the process enjoyable. Incidentally, you still need to tweak the track breaks, but to have them put roughly into place and to have the tracks named for you is all time-saving.
Mtcobra
Mtcobra
Jan 24 2012
8.2.3
0.0
Jan 24 2012
0.0
Version: 8.2.3
Release Notes: In V8.2.3: Clipping was not being reported while recording with certain hardware. This is now fixed. (taken from the install log whilst installing the update) -Enjoy
Afcgbbob
Afcgbbob
Jan 2 2012
8.2.2
5.0
Jan 2 2012
5.0
Version: 8.2.2
You know there is a time in our lives, where you reach an a pithiness in your life where you know one of those few times everything went like clockwork. I was blessed with the few that happened to me. It was at the end of my writing career and I went out with a bang! I started with an article that I thought would take one issue but became a 3 month article on how to get your Tapes and Albums onto Macs. It was called: Got Vinyl. This guide hit like gold when part one came out back in 1003 or so under my column it grew to a comprehensive step by step way on how to do it from A-Z. I got an e-mail from an Australian who wrote mounds about how to do the process and made the who process in laymen words. Which is the style I write in. Now, when I started I first had to learn audio terms and understand them. Then input methods to connect you Mac with and software to use. It could be read by first timers as well as seasoned users. I will leave the rest of process for you to read. Now the reason for this Rant is that VinylStudio is one of the first shareware items that can rival Amadeus Pro. This program is a great way to go. If you had both in your Library of Apps, plus Soap to do the final cleaning. To find this article go to: atpm.com then click on the archives, then go down the left side at the columns and select Whats Under the Hood and then Got Vinyl and enjoy. With the use of my How-To plus VinylStudio you should come out with great results. Don't let the age of the article fool you, products may change but, the method does not The only this I did not discuss was Fiber Optics since they were not up to speed then.
Mtcobra
Mtcobra
Oct 21 2011
8.0.8
0.0
Oct 21 2011
0.0
Version: 8.0.8
Current version, V8.0.8: ▪ Changes in file storage for the Mac App Store. ▪ Correctly increment the album side when recording completes and the current screen is not the record screen (regression from V7.5). ▪ Fix a tab display glitch when opening another collection. ▪ Fix cut-off volume slider display in 'anchor' mode.
cel24
cel24
Sep 2 2011
8.0.5
4.5
Sep 2 2011
4.5
Version: 8.0.5
Oh, cool app! Thanks a lot!
Mtcobra
Mtcobra
Sep 2 2011
8.0.5
0.0
Sep 2 2011
0.0
Version: 8.0.5
Changes in this version (8.0.5): Increase maximum number of tracks from 199 to 399. ▪ Fix an occasional crash record to or saving tracks in Apple Lossless format. ▪ Fix a problem positioning the dropdown album list in the Record window. ▪ Fix empty album list in Lookup Track Listing window when the album list is filtered.
AlexHughy
AlexHughy
Jul 23 2011
8.0.0
4.0
Jul 23 2011
4.0
Version: 8.0.0
Ignoring the notsogreat interface it works as advertised. When you do not have experience with audio editors (which also can rip vinyl) this is clearly a good offering. Thumbs up but change the interface please.
Benedictgunter
Benedictgunter
Jul 1 2010
7.5.0
5.0
Jul 1 2010
5.0
Version: 7.5.0
One of the best utilities for converting tapes into MP3. Was very useful for my collection of old tape records of Deep Purple.
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0.0
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