Resurrect your old recordings

Welcome to the home of easy-to-use, high-quality shareware audio restoration* software, designed for restoring your own gramophone records and other recordings.

The audio samples illustrate some possibilities for restoration which can be achieved using software on this site. Most of the original audio files were provided by users.

*Audio restoration is the process of removing imperfections, such as hiss, crackle, noise, and buzz, from sound recordings.

Site content

This site has information on capturing your records as digital files, removing intermittent noise such as clicks and crackle and reducing continuous noise such as hiss, hum, rumble, vinyl noise. And of course, there is information about software for achieving these restorations. If you want to know more about gramophone records, and listen to many interesting recordings from the first half of the 20th century, visit Roger Wilmut's site.

Software

If you are simply looking for audio restoration software, then visit the software and download pages (in that order). Please do not email questions until you have searched those pages for answers.