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Old 07-05-2010, 03:17 PM
Sampiro Sampiro is offline
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How can I burn just part of a song onto CD?

Let's say that of a 4:00 song I only want to burn the part between 2:04 and 2:49 onto CD. Is there a way that I can do this on I-Tunes or with any Windows software or reliable freeware?

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Old 07-05-2010, 03:20 PM
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Make a copy of the file and use Audacity to chop off the bits you don't want. Then burn the resulting file onto CD by the usual means.
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Old 07-05-2010, 03:20 PM
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I've used audacity to achieve precisely what you're asking, and at last check, it is in fact Windows Freeware!
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Old 07-05-2010, 03:43 PM
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I will reiterate the Audacity recommendation.

I used it many moons ago to capture the audio channels from my satellite TV into the computer for a long period. Then used Audacity to trim the stream of audio to get only the song itself. Satellite TV had the decency to play the songs in their entirety without a DJ commentary, and a slight pause between songs.

It also had the neat feature of allowing a fade in and out so your sound bite did not start with a blast. Still freeware.

then I found Napster...
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Old 07-05-2010, 07:25 PM
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Thanks- I'll download it.

"The Audacity Recommendation" needs to be a title for something- not scientific enough for a Big Bang Theory episode but needs to be used for something.
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Old 07-05-2010, 07:37 PM
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IMHO the also free MPtrim is far easier to use than audacity.
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Old 07-07-2010, 04:26 PM
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You can just use iTunes.

If you use applescript(s) from Doug.
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Old 07-07-2010, 05:40 PM
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You can just use iTunes.

If you use applescript(s) from Doug.
AppleScripts on Windows? I wish to subscribe to your newsletter if it exists.
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Old 07-07-2010, 06:45 PM
thelurkinghorror thelurkinghorror is offline
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Easy to do in iTunes, without downloading anything else.

These directions assume Windows, adjust accordingly.

1) Right click file, "Get Info"
2) Click "Options" tab
3) Set start time and stop time to the range to want, click "OK"
4) Right click on the file, select "Create MP3 Version." This might be m4a or something if that's your default, not sure...

Don't forget to set the start and stop times back for the original mp3.
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