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How to capture streaming audio and internet radio.

i-Sound is a perfect streaming audio recorder. It can record streaming audio in whatever format you specify - MP3, WMA or lossless FLAC format. i-Sound allows you to record audio without running out of memory - you can keep recording as long as there's enough free space on your hard drive. Streaming recorder works with a variety of audio streams, including those from Napster, Rhapsody and Musicmatch that require a subscription. i-Sound record music played back through your sound card, so you can record even DRM-protected audio streams. Advanced recording options like VOX, Auto-Splitter, Auto-Names and Scheduler are available for those who want to take advantage of them, making i-Sound the powerful software for recording streaming audio for users of any experience level.

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Supported audio streams:

  • ShoutCast/IceCast streams from Winamp
  • Windows Media streams from Windows Media Player
  • RealAudio from Realplayer
  • Capture audio from Internet
  • Online Flash or HTML5 players
i-Sound is also a great way to record streaming audio from very popular services like:

Save streaming audio to MP3

  • Open i-Sound Streaming Audio Recorder
  • Open "Settings->Mixer" window to select the recording source. Select the "Stereo Mix" input (for Windows XP) or Speakers (for Windows 10/7).
    Tip!Don't worry if "Stereo Mix" not present in the list of inputs. Different sound cards may use non-standard name for this input: "WAVE", "What U Hear","MP3","Wave Out".
    Tip!Windows 7 and Windows 10 do not support "Stereo Mix", but allows recording directly from the "Speakers".
  • Start playback of streaming audio using your favorite media player (Windows Media Player, RealAudio, Winamp)
  • Adjust the recording level for the highest possible performance. We recommend the 70% of maximum by VU-meter to avoid clipping.
  • Click the Record button when you're ready.
    Tip!Did you hear the background noise? Please open Windows mixer and mute the "Microphone" input.

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Get streaming audio using Scheduler

  • Open i-Sound Recorder
  • Open "Scheduler" window to add new recording event
  • Mark the "Additional Task" checkbox at the "Event" window
  • Type the path to your web-browser or media player to the "Run application" field
  • Type the URL of audio stream into the "Command line parameters" field
  • Click Ok and activate the Scheduler
  • Scheduler will open specified URL before recording using your web-browser and close it automatically when the recording is finished

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Capture streaming audio using VOX

  • Run i-Sound Recorder
  • Open "Settings->VOX" to enable voice activated mode
  • Select the VOX Threshold that will trigger recording
  • Select the Reaction time that allows VOX to avoid false detections
  • Start the recording
  • VOX will detect silent pauses between audio tracks and split then automatically into separate audio files

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