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Streaming Audio Recorder - How to capture streaming audio.


i-Sound is a perfect streaming audio recorder. It can capture streaming audio in whatever format you specify - MP3, WMA, OGG Vorbis. i-Sound allows you to record audio without running out of memory - you can keep recording as long as there's enough disk space. Streaming recorder works with a variety of audio streams, including those from Napster, Rhapsody and Musicmatch that require a subscription. i-Sound record sound played back through your sound card, so you can record even DRM-protected audio streams. Advanced options like VOX, AutoSplitter, AutoNames and Scheduler are available for those who want to take advantage of them, making i-Sound the powerful software for recording from streaming audio for users of any experience level. (see also streaming music recorder for Windows Vista)


streaming audio recorder

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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
i-Sound is also a great way to record streaming audio from very popular services like:

Capture streaming audio to MP3

  • Open i-Sound Streaming Audio Recorder
  • Open "Settings->Mixer" window to select the recording properties. Select the "Stereo Mix" input.
    Tip!Don't worry if "Stereo Mix" not present at inputs list. Different sound cards may use non-standard name for this input: "WAVE", "What U Hear","MP3","Wave Out".
  • Start to playback the streaming audio using your favourite media player (Windows Media Player, RealAudio, Winamp)
  • Adjust the recording volume for the highest possible performance. We recommend the 70% of maximum by VU-meter to avoid clipping.
  • Click the "Record" button on your i-Sound MP3 Recorder
    Tip!Did you hear a background noise? Please open Windows mixer and mute the "Microphone" input.

streaming audio recorder options

Record streaming audio with 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 streaming audio station to the "Command line parameters" field
  • Now Scheduler will open specified URL before recording using your web-browser

scheduler options

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