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Old 07-07-2003, 01:17 PM   #1
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Record Streaming Audio

I'm looking for a way to record Streaming Radio Stations and audio that I might input though the line in.

Under M$ I use total recorder. I'm looking for something along that line. I have searched but had no luck. I have found grecord (I think) that records but it saves only in wav. Which I then go back and encode to mp3 or ogg. But I want it to compress on the fly.

Any Ideas?

Old 07-07-2003, 02:35 PM   #2
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Don't think operations out in one big lump. Linux works a little differently. Pipe the output to lame or your favorite encoder to change formats.

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Old 07-07-2003, 03:27 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply.

I did some more googleing and found mp3record. It works perfectly. Records and encodes on the fly. It is command line also. Let's you set the bitrate and even a time limit if you want.

Would like to find something that would do ogg but this is great. I'll use this until or if I find something that will do ogg.

Here is the link.

Old 07-07-2003, 06:03 PM   #4
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If the radio stations are streamed over the internet, they you can use xmms to record them to a file. The standard xmms mp3 input plugin (which is used for mp3 stream playing) has an option for 'stream to disk'. The default ogg input plugin also has the same option, but there are many fewer ogg streams on the internet than mp3.

If you're feeling adventurous, you could try using mplayer to play/save to a file.
Old 07-08-2003, 09:11 AM   #5
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I have used the write to disk with lame and also I downloaded the ogg plugin write to disk for xmms. The only thing I don't like is you can't listen at the same time you are recording.

I am a HUGE mplayer fan, thanks to Acid_kewpie, so I have used it also. I was just looking for something like Total Recorder in M$ that I could record any source whether is be from the line in or over the net. After playing around with mp3record last night, I love it. It is everything I want. Works just like Total Recorder.

Hopefully this will help someone else out. I searced alot before finding it.

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try streamripper


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