TapeLink Digitizes Cassette Tapes and Enjoy Your Old Classic Song Collection

Use Alesis’s TapeLink to Digitize Cassette Tapes and Enjoy Your Old Classic Song Collection

Compact cassettes were in great demand from 1970s to 1990s and so were cassette tape players which were used to play them. But, gone are the heydays when cassette tapes used to play magic in the house of almost every music lover.  Basically the magnetic tape recording format is no more interesting and cassette tape players are nearly extinct and outdated.

However, if you have still preserved the cassette tapes containing your favorite memorable songs, you don’t need to be disheartened that you cannot play them anymore. Now, it is possible that you digitize your cassette tapes and listen to your classic song collection by using Alesis’s TapeLink, a USB tape deck.

Alesis’s TapeLink is a dual-cassette deck that delivers a CD-quality digital-audio output through USB. This excellent converter has ability to convert or digitize your magnetic tape format cassettes and efficiently store your exceptional recordings on a hard disk or flash. You may also burn your favorite songs to a CD or transfer them to your iPod.

To record the recordings to your system, you simply need to connect TapeLink to your PC and play a cassette tape. This digital archiver delivers digital-audio output at 44.1 kHz (16-bit) which precisely captures tape recordings to ensure safe digital archival.


TapeLink USB is equipped with a software suite that contains three applications namely, BIAS SoundSoap™ SE software, EZ Tape Converter and Audacity audio-editing software. BIAS SoundSoap™ SE is noise- reduction application which efficiently removes any kind of hiss, rumble, room noise, electrical hum or any background noise.

EZ Tape Converter enables easy and convenient transfer and Audacity audio-editing software allows you to perform basic modifications. Alesis TapeLink works with most Windows Operating Systems as well as Mac OS X. The key features of this brilliant tool are listed below.

  • A simple plug-and-play (PnP) USB interface that does not require any drivers.
  • Saves a lot of time with its high-speed and normal dubbing modes.
  • Offers a CD-quality digital-audio output at 16-bit, 44.1 kHz.
  • Cleans up old tapes with active noise-reduction software.
  • Has ability to work with CrO2 as well as metal tapes.
  • Contains software suites such as BIAS SoundSoap SE, EZ Tape Converter and Audacity.
  • Its full auto-stop prevents breaking of aged tapes.
  • Offers a quick visual reference with the help of LED level meters.

Use Different Media Players To Play Lyrics And Song Simultaneously

Use Different Media Players To Play Lyrics And Song Simultaneously

Use MiniLyrics to run and play lyrics and songs at the same time in two different media players. Its features are mentioned as below:

  • It is works with 21 different media players and some of them are windows media player, iTunes, Real Player, JukeBox, Winamp, Jet Audio, VLC Player and many more.
  • As soon as the song starts playing, the lyric is displayed automatically.
  • Although, it is a trial version but it never expires.
  • Lots of customized skins are available for free.
  • It has got a huge database or collection of Hindi and English song lyrics.
  • It automatically searches for the lyrics of the song being played and also gets downloaded automatically.
  • The synchronization between the lyrics and song is really smooth.

  • Last but not the least, it runs on windows 7, vista, XP, 2003, 2000, ME and even Windows 98.

Search Songs And Artist Name With Tunatic Utility

Search Songs And Artist Name With Tunatic Utility

If you are a music lover and always want to keep yourself updated with latest release songs and singer’s name, then you must try to follow a cumbersome process to get all details of the songs. It means you need to type the songs name as keywords in Google search and then look for the name of the artist.

Now there is no need to follow any such lengthy processes in order to search songs associated with the artist’s name. The freeware Tunatic helps you to analyze the song feeds and provide you accurate results of the singer.


Initially to use this freeware utility, users need to download it from here and install it on their computer. The huge and large community of Tunatic users has up-to-date database that stores almost all the song’s information.

If you want to get more accurate results, then connect your audio source directly to the computer. Now play the songs on the computer in silent environment and hope the audio device microphone is sensitive enough to detect songs and match them to the stored data in the database.

Once the process successfully completes, you will be able to see the artist and the song’s name. The Tunatic freeware utility supports both, Windows XP/2000 and Mac OS X. You need to have an internet connection and microphone to perform this task.