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I have an audio tape of our wedding with music, vows and singing. What would be the "sweet spot" for encoding it from my stereo into the audio-in of my mac in iTunes?

My guess is 192kbps VBR?
Is VBR even necessary?

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Remember that the input on your computer is a mic level input and your stereo outputs line level. You can buy an audio interface for about $50, that is USB.
 

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it's your wedding. take the highest settings available given the recording time and the space needed for a CD. i would take the highest settings and burn to a backup DVD too then maybe compress a bit for CD. i'm a bit anal about this stuff though :)

the other post was right about getting something to input the sound with.
 

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Remember that the input on your computer is a mic level input and your stereo outputs line level. You can buy an audio interface for about $50, that is USB.
That's not completely true. Most newer Macs including the iMac are line level, not mic level and require a USB adapter for mic input. So, it all depends on the Mac being used.
 
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