Free Sound Recorder

Free Sound Recorder

Average User Rating:
3.2
out of 709 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    9.2.5
  • Total Downloads:
    2,526,895
  • Date Added:
    May 05, 2011
  • Price:
    Free

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  • Current Version

    2.7

    out of 35 votes

    • 5 star 8
    • 4 star 6
    • 3 star 4
    • 2 star 1
    • 1 star 16
  • All Versions

    3.2

    out of 709 votes

    • 5 star 284
    • 4 star 85
    • 3 star 57
    • 2 star 34
    • 1 star 249
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1 stars

"Doesn't work, installs hijacking toolbars"

June 12, 2011  |  By mattumanu

 |  Version: Free Sound Recorder 9.2.5

Pros

It does not do what it says it will do.

Cons

It installs toolbars, and the one that it installs in Chrome is not easy to remove. What's more, the default settings include having usage data sent without your knowledge.

Summary

Don't touch. This is bad.

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1 stars

"DO NOT DOWNLOAD THIS MALWARE"

April 01, 2013  |  By Johninquincy

 |  Version: Free Sound Recorder 9.2.5

Pros

THIS IS MALWARE, AND PUTS CONDUIT ON YOUR MACHINE WITH HOURS OF RESEARCH NEEDED TO REMOVE IT. CONDUIT TAKES OVER ALL THE SEARCHES AND THIS POS COMPANY THAT GIVES THEM THEIR SOFTWARE IS JUST AS RUTHLESS. THE DEVELOPER MUST BE AS SHADY AS THIS CONDUIT MALWARE IS AND SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF THEMSELVES FOR ASSOCIATING WITH SUCH SCUM.

Cons

DO NOT DOWNLOAD CONDUIT WILL TAKE OVER ALL YOUR SEARCHES AND MALWARE WILL INFEST YOUR COMPUTER. I CAN NOT BELIEVE CNET WOULD ALLOW SUCH A SCAM ON THEIR ONCE REPUTABLE SYSTEM. LOOKS LIKE CBS IS REALLY DIMINISHING THE CREDIBILITY THIS NOW HAS BEEN SITE.

Summary

DO NOT MAKE THE SAME MISTAKE I DID AND DOWNLOAD IT. YOU WILL REGRET IT

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1 stars

"AWFUL, CANT GET RID OF IT!!!"

May 21, 2012  |  By GEORDIEJOANNE

 |  Version: Free Sound Recorder 9.2.5

Pros

TOTAL EVIL SOFTWARE

Cons

This put loads of trojans on my computer, making chrome go really really slow, when I removed it from my control panel, it keeps coming up, everytime, I still cannot get rid of it, and my computer is now running really really slow!!!

Summary

DO NOT DOWNLOAD THIS NASTY SOFTWARE, CHECK AROUND FOR OTHERS AND CNET REALLY WANTS TO TAKE THIS OFF PERMANANTLY!! i ONLY DOWNLOADED IT, AS I THOUGHT A GOOD NAME LIKE CNET WOULD NOT ALLOW RUBBISH ON THEIR SITE!!

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1 stars

"Free Sound Recorder - CoolMediaLLC - Hyjacking Software"

March 20, 2012  |  By Mark0656

 |  Version: Free Sound Recorder 9.2.5

Pros

None, please read the summary

Cons

Trojan Style / Hyjacking Software - See Summary

Summary

**This Software company name, "CoolMedia", operates software of "CoolRecordEdit.com", which contains the software engine made from Conduit.com. Do research via Google. I did and found this website >> http://softwaretopic.informer.com/conduit-engine-cool-edit/ At the bottom of the page it has a title that says "Additional titles, containing conduit engine cool edit" In that list is CoolMediaLLC, which is the company name at the bottom of CoolMedia website. **

What I had was the Free Sound Recorder toolbar that is from Conduit.com. Standard uninstall of the toolbar program does not remove its trojan software, it just does not show the toolbar. It hijacked my personal browser settings and would revert back to its settings each time I change the settings or even reset it to default.

I had it in FireFox. Using the "about:config" in the URL address box to access the configuration files and resetting each one that was affected did not work, conduit trojan files just replaced the files settings.

I had to go into my system registry to remove conduit entries one by one. Then I had to find the conduit files in the FireFox profile folder and deleted them, including the folders. This caused a minor corruption of FireFox, but could not be avoided. Conduit replaced crucial FireFox operating files with their own and once removed, corrupted FireFox operation.

I had to completely remove FireFox and all personal settings etc to clean it out. Then I had to do a complete (includes all settings) uninstall & reinstall FireFox twice to get the browser to be completely fixed.

Then lastly I had to scan with an AntiVirus software, I used Comodo. This included a scan from Malwarebytes Anti-malware software to ensure this lichenous software from Conduit was removed.

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4 stars

"Does exactly what it says it does"

July 11, 2011  |  By rlgoodman

 |  Version: Free Sound Recorder 9.2.5

Pros

easy to use

Cons

barebones application

Summary

Good program if all you want to do is capture sound. Great for recording Internet radio.

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5 stars

"Extremely friendly"

July 11, 2011  |  By turnermax55

 |  Version: Free Sound Recorder 9.2.5

Pros

Record my mic clearly

Cons

I love to sing and record them ro make my albums. Gotta say your record get the sound quite clear enough for cd burning.

Summary

Did I mention there's a recording timer as well? Just hit the button and you can set the date and time to record the radio station you want
I LOVE IT!

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1 stars

"THIS SOFTWARE IS EVIL"

July 11, 2011  |  By Hurlco

 |  Version: Free Sound Recorder 9.2.5

Pros

ABSOLUTELY ZERO

Cons

IT WILL INSTALL VIRUSES, MALWARE & TROJANS WITHOUT YOUR PERMISSION. FURTHERMORE, WHEN COMPLAINING TO CONDUIT, THOSE SOB'S HIJACKED MY YAHOO ACCOUNT TO SEND OUT DEMONIC EMAILS IN MY NAME

Summary

FURTHERMORE, WHEN COMPLAINING TO CONDUIT, THOSE SOB'S HIJACKED MY YAHOO ACCOUNT TO SEND OUT DEMONIC EMAILS IN MY NAME. IT TOOK OVER THREE HOURS TO GET RID OF THIS HORRID CRAP

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1 stars

"DO NOT DOWNLOAD THIS EVIL SOFTWARE!"

July 11, 2011  |  By timhurley

 |  Version: Free Sound Recorder 9.2.5

Pros

ABSOLUTELY ZERO

Cons

CNET should do a much better job than to allow this low-life "software" on their website for consumption.

Summary

I downloaded this and despite clicking "NO" to their various requests to include tool-bars and so forth...once installed, "Free Sound Recorder" inculcated the registry of my computer and hijacked my Google Chrome Toolbar with some kind of demonic outfit called "Conduit". It took more than two hours to get their devious, cross-dressing, Trojan ass out of my computer.

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4 stars

"Very good software"

July 10, 2011  |  By wallishillman

 |  Version: Free Sound Recorder 9.2.5

Pros

Record sounds well and easily. I use it to records music from Internet.
Fixed my Windows 7 64bit no stereo mix problem.

Cons

do not know

Summary

I think people may give a try. I recommend it.

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5 stars

"better than other sound recording software"

July 10, 2011  |  By anthonymontgomery

 |  Version: Free Sound Recorder 9.2.5

Pros

- Can record sounds on Windows 7 64bit.
- I also use it to record some DRM protected music
- good recording quality.

Cons

n/a.......

Summary

I searched for a workable sound recording software. All most all other sound recording software works well in XP, but not for Vista/7, especially for 64bit Windows. Free Sound Recorder record from many sound sources. I also:-)

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1 stars

"DO NOT INSTALL --- WARNING --- DO NOT INSTALL"

July 08, 2011  |  By NapOfTwisted

 |  Version: Free Sound Recorder 9.2.5

Pros

There are no PROS!!! When you install this program it does not matter if you opt out of installing toolbars and other unwanted software, this program INSTALLS THEM ANYWAY and the are VERY DIFFICULT REMOVE. CNET should be ashamed of themselves!!!

Cons

Forces the installation of toolbars and other programs EVEN WHEN YOU OPT OUT!!! The program is very difficult to remove its like cancer. When you think you've cured the problem it shows up again somewhere else. TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE!!!

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General
Publisher CoolRecordEdit
Publisher web site http://coolrecordedit.com
Release Date May 05, 2011
Date Added May 05, 2011
Version 9.2.5
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Streaming Audio Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7
Additional Requirements None
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Total Downloads 2,526,895
Downloads Last Week 3
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License Model Free
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Price Free

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