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Q: Recording Streaming Internet Music

http://www.sunny106fm.com/ It is a great station, I think, and I would like very much to be able to download and then burn the music they play to a CD. I will be most willing to accept free software to do this with if anyone knows of one. Otherwise, I will gladly look at any and all suggestions you make. And TIA.
I have never attempted to do this, don't know if it can be done and I know nothing about any part of this. Oh yes, I listen to the station when I am surfing the net, reading the forums; etc.

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Hi there!

I am trying to record internet radio as it is streaming online (Itunes radio). I am using recording software: Audacity on my laptop, which is a Lenovo U450 ideapad. However each time I record, I am picking up the sound of the laptop microphone as well, i.e. I canít just record the sound of the streaming music; I record all the other sounds in the room as well! The same thing happens with the 'Sound Recorder' software on the laptop. I have tried changing some settings on audacity ie trying to use different microphone inputs. It gives me the option to use:

MME Microsoft Sound Mapper Ė Input
MME Realtek High Definition
Windows Direct Sound Primary Capture Driver
Windows Direct Sound microphone (Realtek High Definition)

However all these currently pick up the laptop microphone ie my speaking as well as the music. I tried using an older version of Audacity but that didnít work. Do you have any ideas around it please? Maybe you can you tell me how to disable the main laptop microphone so it just picks up whatís playing? I used to be able to do this perfectly on my pc. Thank you very much for trying!


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A:Recording streaming music - microphone picks up sounds in room

I'm sorry, but the recording of streaming music, even music from a radio, is illegal. We won't be able to help you with that.

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when i go out in the morning i set my computer to wake up early evening playing music from a web site shoutcast.com or jazzradio.com the computer wakes okay the music plays but only for about 30 seconds then it cuts out this only happens on web sites never when i use a radio player like radio sure or inlight radio player can anyone offer any advice please best wishes paul u k

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OK--I tried Music Match and Yahoo JukeBox on this new build (Asus A8R-MVP) and had the same problems. Musicmatch plays between 2 and 10 songs or so and most of the time just stops (no errors), but sometimes, it will be stuck in a stutter and the puter is frozen with no option but reboot--doesn't seem to have any other problems. I tried upgrading the drivers for the onboard sound and a host of the other usual troubleshooting issues on software (i.e., closing all running programs). I even took out the only other PCI card I had in there (a television tuner card).

I have MM running on another computer on the same network with no problem.

At this point, I am suspicious of 2 hardware issues--either the onboard sound or the onboard network card.

I'm used to Realtek onboard audio, but this has audio via ULI's M1575 and Analog Devices using a AD1986A codec. Never uses this and wondering if that's an issue.

Also, of course, this is music streaming from the Internet, so it could be the Internet card. I'm going to pop a wireless in there to see if I have the same problem. Although since I have no other Internet problems with this machine, I'm skeptical it is internet related.

I'm convinced it has to be hardware or hardware driver related.

Any ideas?

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Does anyone know of any way to record streaming video? I have an ati all in wonder and I wonder if there is more that I can do with it than I already know. I would like to find out if it is possible to record streaming videos?

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Hey guys,

I need to record a VGA signal (preferably on a laptop) so that it can be backed up and played later. I also need to be able to live stream this signal on a website.

The signal is coming from a security camera (within a nature zone) and is reaching its destination monitor (through a server) via VGA signal.

What would you guys recommend?


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Is it possible to record video to your harddrive that you stream off the internet? Also are there any plugins for Windows Media Player that can change the filters? For instance a Sepia Tone filter, or a Negative filter...anything like that?

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A:Streaming Video Recording?

You can do it with HyperCam. It'll record the action as an .AVI file which you can play back with Media Player.

I haven't used it yet so I can't tell you how well it works but i've heard it works great.

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My friend is getting married in a Las Vegas chapel that streams video of the wedding. To view it, I need Real Player, which I have. But I would like to record it as well. It comes in from a live web cam as a .rm file. Can someone direct me to a free streaming video recorder that will handle this type of file. Thanks.

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I was watching a video clip online from a tv station website and there was no option to "download" it. I'd really like to be able to save it for myself. Is there any type of software or any way that I can play it AND record it on my computer? It plays from their website thru windows media player. There is no option for "Save Target As..."

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I want to record a radio program that runs for three hours nightly, from midnight to 3:00A.M. on the internet. The program is the classics from the "Golden Age of Radio" that I hope to copy for a senior in the hospital.

The plan is to record it as a low resolution MP3 (32 or 64 bit), burn it to a cd that would be played on a discman.

I know I have to purchase a recording program such as Total Recorder or Super MP3 Recorder.

I have tried the trial version of TR that allows only 40 seconds. It is hard to determine how large the file size of the would be. The instructions seem to be slanted more to song recording length, not three hours.

Before I buy I would like any some advice. Has anyone done this? Are there any recomendations?


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I have just got broadband and am interested in recording streaming radio as mp3 or WAV files so i can listen to later eg in the car
Anyone any experience of this and which programmes might be good for it


A:recording streaming radio as mp3

Yes, there are such programs. They are called 'Stream Rippers' and you could probably Google it to find them...

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Hey, I'm having some trouble recording streamed video content from this site. None of my programs seem to be able to capture any download link, and since the content is taken offline soon, it'd be nice to be able to keep around. Not to redistribute or anything like the disclaimer on the site claims to be illegal.

Any help?

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Hey, I don't mean to nag or spam or anything but I'd really like to have an answer, whether positive or no.

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Is it possible to record off of a streaming video, ie. Real Player?

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HyperCam should be able to record streaming video but i haven't tried it. HyperCam captures the action from your Windows screen and saves it to an .AVI movie file.


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Is it possible to record streaming audio from the internet? Or is that even legal? I wouldnt be distributing it or anything, I would just be using it for personal use when I am not online. The site I want to copy from is
Here and I use RealPlayer10 as my default player.

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I've been trying to record music from music match jukebox. It sounds great from the speakers, but after recording and playback there's pops and clicks. I use dsl and goldwave for the recording. I use ctr-alt-del to turn everything off except systray and explorer. This is with win me. There still seems to be noise after using the pop and click remover in goldwave. Is there any way to make a clean recording? Thanks, Larry.

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I think you need to check you bit rate on the music match. It should be around 128 or higher.....

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I have been trying unsuccessfully ALL DAY to download (and run!) ANY free or shareware streaming audio recording software. I have tried JING, Streaming Audio Recorder (by apowersoft), and SoundTap by NCH. I'm pretty good with computers but this has me totally stumped (and also stumped Jing's Tech Support).

I download the .exe file and install the software without incident, BUT, hen I click on it to run it, the cursor becomes an hourglass for a few seconds and then goes back to the standard arrow. NOTHING I DO GETS ANY OF THESE APPS TO RUN! For sure this is one for the books. I'm sure it must be something simple, but Idk WTF that is. PLEASE HELP!!!!! I'm absolutely desperate.

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I have a Realtek HD Audio sound card, and I'm trying to record a snippet of sound from a streaming source, but it never records on my audio program. I think what it is is this; when I go into my Volume properties to change my settings, although it gives me the options of setting the controls for wave output, there's none for wave input (just CD, mic volume, front mic, and line). Help! Thanks - Joe

A:problem recording from streaming sources

download 'audacity' free version have that running change the recording mode to sterio mix i think at the top and then run your streaming thingo and press record in audacity.


hope this help

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I would like to record a variety of streaming Adobe Flash videos which I access via IE7.

I've done a search on Google, and there appears to be a bunch of software out there to do this, some of it free.

Can anyone recommend a good choice - and if free, that would be even better.


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Hi - I have a RealTek HD sound card in my E-Machines desktop system (new). I'm trying to record streaming audio - basically I want to simply record what I'm hearing through my speakers. But when I try to choose that input, it doesn't seem to be there. My choices are CD Volume, FrontMic, Mic Volume, and Line Volume (see attached pic) - and FYI - I did scroll over to the right - no additional options there.

There is no "wave" or "stereo mix" input choice. Any of the available choices I've tried and they don't record the live audio that's playing on my system. Is there a plug-in or something that will allow me to do this? I just want to record the same stuff that I'm hearing. Help! Thanks -


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I'm trying to Record Streaming Audio from a website, and none of the software I'm using is picking up the sound...The software picks up the mic, and line-in, but doesn't pick up the streaming audio, or anything that is being played on the computer.....I really need some help with this..I don't thinks it's the software...I have Nero Wave Editor, and a Sony Music Creator Software...Neither can pick up the streaming audio...

A:Problem Recording Streaming Audio

Set the default recording device to Stereo Mix if you have it.

Right click on the Microsoft Speaker icon in the task bar, select recording devices.
Right click anywhere in the window that opens and enable both "Show Disconnected" and "Show Disabled Devices" do you see "Stereo Mix" as an option? If so, select it and click the "Set Default" button.

There may be a Record Level luring under one of the tabs.


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When recording, I am only getting the right track in the stereo setting. I am getting both left and right when listening to the actual stream, but unable to record the left track. Does anyone have any ideas?

I am using Audacity 1.2.6. I have the settings at "stereo mix".

A:Recording Streaming Audio with Audacity

Have you clicked help>contents? Should get help there.

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Problems with the audio playback when recording streaming audio :

I have downloaded several 'what you hear' recording apps. Tonight was Audacity with Lame encoder and then when that did not work, downloaded and installed MP3MyMP3.

Since they do not come with great instructions, all I did was go to my favorite streaming audio from a local radio station ; got the show playing through my speakers; opened up the recording app and then pressed the record button. Both apps seemed to be recording and both saved to mp3 files. But when I play them back there is no audio. Am I missing a step ?

my audio card is NVIDAI(R)nFORCE AUDIO. OS is XP.



A:Solved: Streaming radio recording -

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I record a radio program with a program called DAK, so I am getting streaming audio. But, when I play it back to listen to after it has been recorded, I also get any sound made in the area where my computer is. That is, If I have the radio on while I'm recording, that gets recorded as well. What can I do to stop that?

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I'm trying to use 2 demo streaming radio recording programs separately. I get an error message saying that I'm not connected to the internet when I am. My OS is Vista buisiness. I can browse, download & connect to streaming radio stations, but the recording programs can't connect to the internet. I'm using IE7.
Any ideas how I can fix this so that I can record streaming radio?

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I have followed thoroughly various tutorials for setting up OBS for streaming. Initially I had set it up for Youtube, then switched to Twitch. This works fine. I have absolutely no complaint with that. Streaming out to these platforms is working as I would like.
This issue I'm experiencing is what I can best describe as a pulsing or jumping, about once per second when I play a file back that I have recorded (not streamed) with OBS.

The audio is flawless, no stuttering, nothing like that. Audio BR is at 160...

As I watch the status information in OBS as I am recording, I see no warning about overloaded encoder, the frame rates are where they are supposed to be, no dropped frames. everything should appear to be good. CPU load is unremarkable, again plenty of headroom. It doesn't seem to matter if I increase bit rate, decrease bit rate, CBR, VBR, increase or decrease framerate, or which software i use to view the output fine: VLC, WMP, whatever, there is this pulsing. Its just enough to be annoying. Its subtle, but it's there. And it doesn't matter which PC I play the file on ( I have a few I can test it with)

The computer running OBS is more than adequate for the task.

I have - in an effort to improve things - changed recording format, changed encoder, even the location to which I was saving it ( initially that was a network drive, but I change to an internal SSD for test purposes) I can not get rid of this.

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Pretty self explanatory- my specs are on my profile and I'm including the zip file as per usual BSOD post.

My computer runs the game fine and can even handle media on my second monitor during gaming. I've rarely had issues streaming / recording / watching stuff and gaming simultaneously - I've been having all kinds of issues as of late and while I can run the game without issues at all - as soon as OBS comes into the picture I get BSOD'd.

The reason I'm making this post rather than accepting the limitation of a weaker graphics card (outside of the BSOD) is that on day one I was able to stream and record simultaneously for hours on end - and even earlier points throughout the week I've had no problems.

However lately while toning everything down and running less background stuff I still crash much harder than I should. Earlier I tried to record 5 minutes of content and my system crashed hard, but hours prior I'd recorded a solid 2 hours without break.

I appreciate any input and will give any info that I missed - thanks for taking the time guys.


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When I play a streaming audio on my laptop (Windows 7 Toshiba Satellite and try to record it in audacity it over powers my recorder resulting in distortion. I tried turning the record volume down to virtually 0 and the output down as well and it still happens. How do you handle this?


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I was wondering if anyone can recommend good software for capturing and storing steaming video from the web....a streaming New Years Eve concert for example.


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You may have to pay a bit for full live stream recording though.

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I recently had a friend replace my computer, as it died. On my other computer, I had Audacity to record internet streaming audio, and to record spoken parts for my podcast show. When I had Audacity installed on my old computer, it had 4 options: Line-In, Microphone, Stereo, and Mono. I used the mono and stereo options to record streaming internet audio.
After installing Audacity on this computer, I only have the Line-In, and Microphone options. I have tried downloading other versions of Audacity, but it still only has the Line-In and Mic options no matter what version that I install. (I have version 1.2.6 of Audacity installed presently on my computer) The sound card is a SoundMax AudioESP. My friend says that he installed the lateest drivers for that sound card before he gave it to me. I am at a loss as to how to regain the stereo and mono options on Audacity, so I can record internet audio once again.

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A:problems recording streaming audio with Audacity.

It's not Audacity, it's your sound card. It doesn't support the Advanced internal features for recording.
Go to the store and get a splitter. Plug it into your speaker port and run a jumper to your Line In from one of the splitter ports and plug your speakers into the other splitter port.
Configure Audacity to use the Line in as the Source device.

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Greetings all, it has been awhile since I last posted, aside from my computers of which I have 4, I am also a long time audiophile, and have quite the collection of high end vintage stereo equipment. I have a friend who is more hard core about his sounds than I am.
I am fishing for opinions, I have bought a new ASUS lap top that I have a really good sound card and Graphics HDMI card installed. I also am an avid user of ITunes, and have found that their Lossless recordings are better than most of my CDs. I am also rather tired of playing one CD after another, so I recorded all my music, a little over 100gigs on 3 of my computers one being my new lap top. I also use ITunes Icloud service for storing my entire library including all my settings, and have used it to load up my laptop with all their lossless versions of all my music including what I bought from them.
I find the quality to be better than CDs, and better than what I hear on my tube CD player, while playing it from my computer files. My friend says that recorded music on a computer will degrade over time, and that a hard drive will not keep all files in one place, therefore the degrading of the information. He says that the new streaming services along with the new streaming players are far better. Herein lies the information I seek; Which is better, what are the opinions that the rest of you have, is computer recorded music better, or is streaming music on these new (very expensive) players better..., or is ther... Read more

A:Computer Harddrive recording or Streaming lossless audio, which is best?

Which is better depends on the source and the quality settings of the capture. A lossless copy of a CD and the actual CD should sound the SAME. If they do not, you have a player, configuration, or hardware issue. It doesn't matter if you are comparing CD's, ripped files from a CD, or streaming files (assuming all files are from the same source CD version).

Files stored on a computer do not "degrade over time". They will never change unless of course the HDD fails. So you either misunderstood what you friend was telling you, or he doesn't understand computers.

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Encoding using H264 (x264) and AAC.
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Unlimited number of scenes and sources.
Live RTMP streaming to Twitch, YouTube, DailyMotion, Hitbox and more.
File output to MP4 or FLV.
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OBS MultiPlatform will eventually support many of the advanced requested features not present in the original OBS, such as multiple stream outputs and scene previewing. It does not have these features in this release.

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Is there any software or freeware available that will record onto the hard drive streaming audio from real/media player of at least one hour in length?

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There is - but I don't think I can legally tell you about it. Try google.

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Still searching the internet to find something to be able to record audio right from the sound card without using any cables, some recommend to use "Audacity", and while searching I found this: "www.mp3mymp3.com" , does anybody know or use this software ? any opinion ?
All other programs recommend to use cables which I want to avoid.
Thanks for answering

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Audacity is the most often used free recording program, according to posts I see on forums.

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ok i have windows xp home edition and my wife is a singer. i want to be able to record what she sings to cd's. i have a sound system with mic and tape deck and cd player and all of that. when i try to use sound recorder that comes with xp it will only record for 60 seconds then stop recording. i have cubase and i can get sound through the program but can't record anything. any help would be greatly appreciated.


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If you are interested in recording your wifes singing then sound recorder is much too limited for that.There are free sound editing programs that will turn your pc into a mini recording studio.Audacity is an open source program that fits the bill.If money is not an issue then cool edit or gold wave studio will do it as well.Having said that, if you do not wish to take it to that level and just want to generate a simple wave then silent bob is a windows sound recorder type program with no recording time limitations. Just google it,there's plenty of links.

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well first off i dont know if this is the right catogory to post this at but oh well... okay my problem is that i have spent over 800$ on different Producers music programs and my problem is when i try recording my music with a instrumental with my headphones in and when i record i get the beat in my song recorded twice when i record... do i have to mess with my audio settings or something??? Someone plz help me im tired of spending money on Programs Plz Plz Help Me Someone

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Windows xp, HP Media Center PC

Not having any luck recording to cds. I have 8 songs (total of 37 minutes). Sometimes I get 1/2 of the first song and sometimes I get all the way up to song 6 or 7. Sometimes tray opens up and says error (but no error number). Luckily if I try 10 times I get 1 complete cd. (throw the other 9 away). I've tried different brands of cds. I downloaded media center 11. I've tried in Media Center. Sonic, and real player with same results.

Thanks for any help,
Greenville, TX

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Welcome to TSF....

What is the make and model of the burner drive that you have?

How Much RAM does the system have installed?

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Hello all, hoping someone has some knowledge on this.

OK, as ol' geezers, some friends of mine are starting to play music again. We would like to record to the computer. I have a computer with a sound card, I have a mic.

Anyone have any knowledge on this. We obviously aren't looking for cd quality, just something that sounds good.

Right now we have a tape recorder that has the mixing and all that (not mine so I know very little about it). We then dub that tape. I think I can use a line out/line in to put that tape on the computer... but do I need recording software?

Any musicians in the know?
Cheaper is better in this case.

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bobniborg said:

but do I need recording software?Click to expand...

I keep seeing Audacity being mentioned in the forums as a good and cheap (as in free) audio recorder and editor.


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Hi everyone!

I would like to record my casette tapes onto my computer then transfer them onto CD's or into MP3 format. But what software programs are out there that can give me the most bang for the buck? What programs are the Best that would fit my needs? and also what other equipment would I need besides my tape player and a CD burner if I want to burn CD's? I nkow most computers can burn a CD,But not a volume of discs. I know about the copyrights. I want to put my favorite songs together, to make certain discs for myself or for friends. Or in the future maybe, to record my song ideas. I play bass guitar and electric guitar, but not to good. So any ideas?

Rember, programs that will give most bang for the buck, Best program to fit my needs, and the best overall programs. THanks.

A:Recording Music From A Tapes To Cd's

http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ Can't beat it. Free to boot

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Hey all!

I'm looking for an usb soundcard for my Dell laptop. It's main purpose will be recording the music from my band and home recording, so the quality has to be tight!

Any ideas on which card to buy?

I'm quite an experienced musician, but all new to the world of soundcards, so if any parts of my story seem strange....

Your input would really be appreciated!

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Creative's SoundBlaster Audigy Platinum or even Audigy 2 Platinum are good choices for recording music.

However, keep in mind that the quality of the microphones and their positioning can really affect how good the recordings sound.

Hope that helps.

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I hooked up my radio to soundcard and wonder what is the best program for saving and making mp3.
Also I have a firewire card and video card what would be the best program to record and save video from tv programs to avi or mpg?
thanks phaz

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I can not answer your questions, but I want to record my radio/cassettes/records to Cd and also my VHS to VCD or DVD.
If you can give me any advice on how to do all this, what cables or software needs to be downloaded free or purchased, what cards, etc are needed, I would appreciate it. I have no idea how to get started.


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Hello Everyone,
Can anyone suggest a very good recording software for recording music played or sung on the computer.Presently,I'm using Cool edit pro & Sound Forge.I need it mainly for Noise reduction & editing.

Thanks & bye.

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Amith said:

Hello Everyone,
Can anyone suggest a very good recording software for recording music played or sung on the computer.Presently,I'm using Cool edit pro & Sound Forge.I need it mainly for Noise reduction & editing.

Thanks & bye.
Amith...Click to expand...

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i have recently bought sonar 6, a recording program. the program seems to work fine except when i would like playback. im pretty sure its because i dont have a good enough sound card, that supports midi. are there any drivers or ways to emulate a midi soundcard which fool my computer into thinking it works and actually play my music back? ;-) im running windows XP on a gateway laptop.. not sure what sound hardware i have. thank you for any help!

A:MIDI and recording music...

Under options or settings, you should have a place to select your output device. You don't need midi out to just do playback, but if you have more than one sound device, (like onboard plus a PCI card), it may have defaulted to the incorrect one. Check your options and see if you can change it to another setting.

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As a part time DJ, i spend a lot of time playing the same music in the same order, so i was thinking what if i could just sit down and record the tracks that i play directly into one big MP3 and then it would save me having to load and cue each track.

I use a program called ClubDJ Pro3, its a twin deck system with a predefined playlist, i can usually just load a playlist and tell it to cross fade during the last "X" seconds of the song (X being a set time between 3 and 10 seconds).

However i find some songs have an extended silence at the end that can (when i first played them) mess up the auto cross fade facility and as anyone will tell you, silence is deadly when your doing DJ'ing.

So is there a program i can use to either record directly from my program or use another PC or laptop to record onto, i assume i would use the earphone out on one to the Line In socket on the other PC/Laptop and then record onto that.

It would be good as it then means i can use different mixes of my own.

A:Recording music from a laptop

you might use WavePad Sound Editor to remove the trailing silence

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I play guitar, and was wanting to use my PC as my amp. problem is when I go to my default sound recorder for windows & plug my guitar in to line in, or mic. in on my sound card, nothing happens. It just records blank space. My s. card has 1 plug going to my cd-rom, but thats it, is there a second plug I need to go out of the s. card to the PC? Or is there different software I need to download for this to work? Any advice on what software to get to do this? I'm looking for something that will put the sound through the speakers while I'm playing it. It would be nice to find something with a few decent effects also. Anyone with any idea where to get something like this, and how to make it work??


A:recording and playing music on my PC

Couple of things to check. Start>Settings>CP>Add/RemovePrograms>WindowsSetup. Scroll down and double click on "Multimedia". Now scroll down and be sure "Sound Recorder" is selected. If not, select it to install it.

Start>Settings>CP>Multimedia. Is your sound card selected as the preferred device for "Recording"? If not, select it.

Double left click on the Sound icon in the systray at the right hand corner of the screen. Click on Options>Properties. Select "Recording". Now scroll through them to be sure all devices are selected. Then be sure none are set to "Muted" and the Volume is set on. Do the same for "PlayBack".

[This message has been edited by bhesson (edited 03-04-2001).]

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I don't know where to start. I thought this would be easier!

I'm a bit of a technophobe and need someone to explain to me from scratch what I need (Hardware/software) to start recording myself on my laptop. I was confused before but now Vista seems to make it worse as nothing goes with it!

I guess I need some software (which?), some sort of audio/firewire thingy (?!!) I only want to do it acoustically and keep it as simple as possible. Will I need a special microphone too?

Can anyone help me in anyway? Technology makes me want to cry!!

Lanugo x

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Hello. My OS is Windows XP. I just bought a CASIO CTK 3000 Musical Keyboard. I connected it to my PC using USB cable and it got detected and installed automatically without any problem. Now my question is, which software would I need to start recording the music that I play on the keyboard? Just any good software which can record and save in a familiar format like MP3 or WAV? Thank you

A:Music Recording Software?

Audacity will do the trick.

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