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Windows Shareware to Record Streaming Audio

A list of shareware software designed to record streaming audio from online web based radio stations and audio sources. Most of it is shareware with free trial usage. Whatever your favorite webcast, netcast or broadcast - you'll find an application with features to suit your needs.

#1 Sound Recorder
The developer says “You can use it to grab any sound, including music, dialogs from movies, game sounds etc. from your local computer or the internet. Captured sounds can be saved in WAV or MP3 format.” Special Features: Automatically detect the recording formats your sound card supports and supports hotkeys for Play, Stop, Record

1st Sound Recorder
1st Sound Recorder can record and edit any audio or signal that can be played through your sound card. Plus, it has an option to schedule recording. Special Features: Easy to use friendly interface and Developer says it can "Automatically detect the recording formats your sound card supports and then set the application's parameters for the best possible performance".

Ace-High MP3 Recorder
The developer says, “Audio MP3 Sound Recorder is used to record any audio streaming through your sound card into audio formats MP3 or WAV file.” Special Features: Set length of recording time and Changeable skins

Advanced MP3/WMA Recorder
According to the developer, "Advanced MP3/WMA Recorder makes a complete sound recorder studio of your computer." It allows you to record any audio that can pass through your soundcard. You can download a free trial.

Advanced Sound Recorder
From the developer: "...makes a complete recording studio of your computer. With the recorder, you can record voice from microphone, Internet streaming audio, or music played by Winamp, Windows Media Player, QuickTime, Real Player, Flash, games, and so on."

All Recorder
All Recorder can record streaming audio from the Internet, media players, and even a microphone. You can edit what you record, as well. Special Features: Export any sound you can hear without losing any quality and modify sound with special effects like fade in, fade out, normalize, scale, squeeze, silence and more.

Audio Record Wizard
Audio Record Wizard is a clever piece of shareware designed to help you easily record streaming audio off the Internet from webcasts and other audio sources as well as an signal that can pass through your computer's soundcard. It has some nice features and options along with a pleasant looking and easy-to-use interface.

Audiolib MP3 Recorder
Audiolib MP3 Recorder is a simple yet effective application for recording streaming audio.

AudioSpin Streaming Media Recorder
AudioSpin Streaming Media Recorder is a Windows software application which comes with a large database of Internet stations for easy selection. Users can record sessions or capture individual tracks on-the-fly for later playback.

From the developer: "Receive & record thousands of radio stations from the web! Recordings can be viewed, organized and listened in the recording library."

Easy Hi-Q Recorder
The publisher says, "Easy Hi-Q Recorder is designed to be easy enough for any beginner to use, yet is loaded with powerful, high-quality features that will satisfy advanced and professional user's recording needs. Easy Hi-Q Recorder records any sound directly to disk without using temporary files. The audio can be recorded to MP3, WMA 9, (Windows Media Audio 9), WAV or OGG Vorbis.

FairStars Recorder
FairStars Recorder is an excellent software application designed to record streaming audio off the Internet or any signal from your soundcard. The program works well, is versatile, and is also priced affordably at $24.95.

Internet Radio Recorder More Than Just Recorder
Fogware Publishing has released "Internet Radio Recorder" for recording Internet music and programming which includes many features to enhance recording and maintaining a library of audio. More details.

MagicRecorder XP
According to the developer: "...a sound recording program with built-in sound editor. It records sound generated, or requested, by other computer programs, such as RealPlayer, Windows Media Player, Quick Time,WinAmp, and many others."

MAGIX Announces Webradio Recorder to Record Streaming Audio
MAGIX has announced MAGIX Webradio Recorder, which lets consumers record multiple radio shows and music, automatically name tracks, and burn them onto CD or DVD. More details...

Ripcast Streaming Audio Ripper
"RipCast is an application that allows you to connect to various SHOUTcast (shoutcast.com) compatible servers/broadcasters and save the streaming audio to one or more MP3's."

Silent Bob Professional Version
Silent Bob Professional Version records streaming audio from the Internet or from your soundcard. It has excellent features including a timer, Peak level meter, .wav format choices, automatic gain control and more.

Total Recorder Professional and Standard Editions
Two versions of a great piece of software. Both are shareware and depending on your needs, either might fit your requirements. Both are free to try.

Visual Sound Recorder
From the developer: "...sound recording program. It records sound generated, or requested, by other computer programs, such as RealPlayer, Windows Media Player, Quick Time, WinAmp, and many others. Recorded sound is saved in wave-file format."

WMA/MP3 Recorder Professional
i-Sound has released a piece of software for recording streaming audio which is top notch. It’s called the “WMA/MP3 Recorder Professional” and has everything most users could ever need for a variety of applications.

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