Ever wonder if you can possibly record online audio from music websites like Spotify or internet radio websites like Pandora? Using the basic recording software on your computer will be a solution, but not a good one because of the big loss for quality. Don’t sweat it now. Try this online audio recorder below—Streaming Audio Recorder. It records online audio from any site via the sound card on your computer. In that way, you get no quality loss. Basically, what you hear is what you get. The recorded audio is in the format of MP3, so you can easily transfer to your portable devices or share to your Facebook or Twitter. Here’s a hand-on look at how it works below.
1 Download and install the online audio recording software
Get this program by clicking the Download icon above. Then install it on your computer. Two versions are available for you to choose. We will focus on the windows version in the following steps.
2 Record online audio easily
Run the program after installation. Find a Record button on the primary window. Click it and then go to search for online audio stream. You can enter a website like Spotify in a browser then initiate the audio stream. The program will start to record the audio right away.
During the process, you should have a good internet connection in order to get complete audio files. Keep playing the whole playlist and the program can auto split each file by the silence time between.
3 Transfer audio files to portable devices
As mentioned above, you will get MP3 audio files ready to be transferred to portable devices. Select the files and click Add to iTunes button. You can also right-click the files and select Add to iTunes Library. Then find your audio files in the SAR playlist on iTunes and sync to your Apple devices like iPod.
For other devices, you have to first find where the files are stored. Right-click the files and select Open in Folder. Then manually drag to your other devices.
Note: For Mac version, Add to iTunes button doesn’t exist. But you can first find where the files are stored and then import them to iTunes by yourself.
The audio files are also ready to be shared on Facebook or Twitter. Just click the Facebook or Twitter icon beside the name of the audio file. By the way, you can edit the information about the audio if the program doesn’t identify itself. Right-click the audio and select View Detail. Then change the information in the pop-up column on the right.
This online audio recorder has other functions like making ringtones, creating playlists and more. Sounds amazing, right? Just download it to have a try.