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Newsbridge Recording Software for Talking Newspapers

Easy to use – no knowledge of digital recording required!

£395 (exc. VAT)

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Our unique and easy-to-use Newsbridge™ software, gives you everything you need to record, edit, master, duplicate and publish effortlessly. No prior knowledge of digital recording or computers required!

Just some of the many Newsbridge features are described below, along with screen shots.

Main Menu

From the Main Menu, recording levels can be checked, news can be recorded, edited or played back, recordings can be duplicated to thumbdrives or CDs and Newsbridge settings changed

Microphone Levels

Recording levels can be easily checked and adjusted

News Recorder

Familiar buttons such as Play, Pause and Record make Newsbridge quick to learn and easy-to-use. As recordings are made, the total project time and individual track time are updated in real time. No pause in the recording process is needed to create a new track, just press the New Track button on screen, or the spacebar on the keyboard.

Edit Tracks

With easy and quick one-click editing, tracks can be split, joined, imported, deleted, re-ordered, etc.

Copier / Duplicator

Newsbridge can create both digital CD masters, thumbdrive masters, or duplicate thumbdrives directly. Just select a project and click the Next button. It’s that easy!

Voice Settings

For visually impaired computer users, Newsbridge™ is available with a self-voicing option. Every part of Newsbridge is accessible through the keyboard and speech feedback.

Help

Help is only a button click away! Each Newsbridge screen has its own specific help page, detailing how to use the various features and functions on that particular screen.

IMPORTAINT INFORMATION ABOUT VAT

Please note. Only the self-voicing version of Newsbridge is eleigble for VAT relief. The standard version of Newsbridge is not eligible for VAT relief and VAT must be paid.

 

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

LOWESTOFT & DISTRICT TN. (SOUND EAST)

We made the total switch at the beginning of June, ditching cassettes altogether and issuing thumbdrives (memory sticks). We supplied all our listeners with Newsbridge Speaker units. We have been pleasantly surprised at how well it has been received by listeners and volunteers alike.

We went with the Newsbridge system as supplied by Bridge Digital. The beauty of that is that no editing is required at the end of recording as it works just like a tape recorder, being able to pause, go back and record over mistakes. We use the same mixer desk that we always used, with the addition of an external USB sound card which means that levels for each microphone can be controlled individually and changed as required during recording. I can thoroughly recommend the system!

EAST SHROPSHIRE TALKING NEWSPAPER

I am writing to you to thank you so much for your help in getting exactly what we wanted out of the software. I am ecstatic that you have managed to incorporate our suggestions and hope it will enable other talking newspapers to come on board.

Chris and I are now going to purchase a PC and of course we will be buying your software along with memory sticks and stand alone copiers…

Congratulations once again and very well done!

MALVERN TALKING NEWSPAPER

We are really very pleased with the Newsbridge Digital Recording Package from Bridge Digital. Both our recording teams and our visually impaired customers find it easy to use and a great improvement on our previous system. We converted from cassette tapes in May 2010 and all have been impressed with the improvement in sound quality. Even our Treasurer was surprised and delighted by your value for money prices! The teething problems have been very few and your very able help has been prompt and effective.

We would recommend your system to anyone currently using analogue recording systems.

TAMESIDE TALKING NEWS

I’m pleased to say that we have now switched to digital recording this month with great success. We initially intended to use sound editing software to record our Talking Newspaper but, after finding out how easy Newsbridge was, we now use it all the time.

Even our technicians who haven’t used computers before are now happy to record with the Newsbridge software!

 

 

 

  • Easy to use – no knowledge of digital recording required!
  • Create multi-track recordings with a single click, or the press of a key
  • Fast One-click editing, importing and re-ording of tracks
  • Publish to the Internet automatically as MP3 download, Podcast or Instant player
  • Create and duplicate both thumbdrives and CDs
  • Fast thumbdrive duplication – up to 20 thumbdrives at a time
  • Fully integrated with the Newsbridge playback speakers
  • Works with Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 and Windows 11!

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