<email@example.com> wrote in message
> Can anyone suggest an inexpensive program to record sound and convert
> it to an MP3 file on a PC?
I'm happy with PolderbitS Sound Recorder and Editor. Lots of facilities
which I rarely use, and after using it for about 6 months I have no regrets.
It includes a licensed mp3 generator. Current cost will be on their
firstname.lastname@example.org wrote in
> Can anyone suggest an inexpensive program to record sound and
> convert it to an MP3 file on a PC?
Audacity (FREEWARE) is EXCELLENT without being weighed down by
(unnecessary for most) features. It supports the free Lame MP3
plugin. I just started using it and it's full featured,
refreshingly compact, extremely clean UI, FAST, and intuitive.
I was (very) skeptical of using a FREE program, but this one really
If you MUST pay, I'd get Wavelab Essential. It too is a great
program, but it's $200 and has more (spiffy) features, including
the ability to burn CDs directly, VST and DX plugs, and a lot more.
DISCLAIMER: I am a TOTAL newbie. Any information I proffer is
likely bad advice and will lead you down the path to personal and
financial ruin. The little I know has turned me into a dangerous
weapon of mass destruction.