Wondershare Streaming Audio Recorder features out as a powerful streaming audio detector and recorder which can sense any tiny audio signal pass by the sound card and record it with high fidelity for your reserve, such as on-play music, video clips, movie, webcasts, softphone, message audio, etc. Besides, it also provides various output editing functions, with them you can keep the recorded audio in formats as MP3, WMA, WAV, AC3, M4A, AAC, OGG.
The article will show you how to record music from streaming audio site, such as Pandora, spotify, last.fm, grooveshark, MOG and others.
The software record sound that goes through the sound card on your computer, what makes it stand out is the incorporated ID3 search powered by Gracenote, which enables the streaming audio recorder to automatically identify and describe recorded music with meta tags as artist, album and genre.
Record streaming audio
Download audio streaming recorder, the software has been tested on all the major audio streaming sites, including: NPC, MySpace, archive.org, BBC Radio Audio, iTunes Radio, Pandora, Spotify, last.fm, etc… since the software creates a virtual sound card to record music any sound played through the sound card on your computer, there’s practically no limitation for the sites the software can operate on.
Install and launch the software.
Before record streaming audio, you may want to customize the music settings, click the little wrench on the top-right of the software, in the settings menu, you can make change on output music format, bit rate and encoder.
Set the output format depending the player you want to play the music on, the default setting is mp3, which is a universal music format that can be played on almost all the music players around, you can’t go wrong with mp3.
The music will sound better when the bit rate is high, but it also take more space on your storage.
When everything’s all set, browse to the web player, click “record” on the audio recorder, then click to play the music.
You can set the clock to start and stop the recording, you don’t have to be around when the music is being recorded.
When the streaming audio is recorded to your music library, the streaming audio recorder will automatically identify and describe the music.
You can also make the recorded music a ringtone.
Now the streaming audio is saved to local hard drive, you can put it on any device you see fit.