RarmaRadio

RarmaRadio

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
3.5
out of 19 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.69
  • Total Downloads:
    41,015
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 18, 2013
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

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Internet radio is way better than sliced bread because slicing bread is an easy skill to acquire, yet no amount of dial-twiddling will bring thousands of crystal-clear stations from every corner of the globe to your clock radio. Music, news, talk, information: There's almost no limit to online radio's variety, or to the languages it's available in--practically every language in the world. While Internet radio players aren't anywhere near as numerous as the stations they capture, there's quite a variety available, most of them freeware. RarmaRadio from Raimersoft is a free Internet radio player with a different look from most of the competition, but not from most of your programs; it uses a familiar Explorer-style interface instead of stylish skins. It has all the basics you need, such as album art and lyrics and the ability to record multiple stations simultaneously and save the files as MP3s.

As we noted, RarmaRadio's interface looks like a Windows program, not a media player, though it has all the basic features, including Play, Record, and Stop buttons, a volume slider, spectral display, station graphics, and counters. The left-hand tree view lists stations by genre, network, region, and other categories. We spotted Antarctica in the stations list. Turns out it plays a nice, eclectic blend of tunes, just like you'd expect a local, small-town radio station to play, whether it's your town or the bottom of the world. RarmaRadio's programming also lists TV stations, regional and local government stations, and lots of sports. We could open more than one station and track them through the Active Streams button on the toolbar. RarmaRadio's menus and toolbar give it a browser-like feel, with Favorites and History buttons and an active IE link. The Recordings button let us play not only our radio recordings but any of our tunes. A system tray window makes for quick access when the program is minimized.

Of course, RarmaRadio's sound quality is as good as your sound card and speakers, but even low-bandwidth stations tend to sound good when there's no static, and the high-bit-rate Webcasts offer amazing quality.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"Will not add new stations to existing list"

December 06, 2014

 |  Version: RarmaRadio 2.69

Pros

Didn't add unwanted software - my Malwarebytes did not allow it to be installed.

Cons

Not able to use for what I would like to - WMAL and WBAL are the only stations I listen to and Rarma does not recognize their format for whatever reason. I was able to add them as Favorites but Rarma could not connect to either.

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3 stars

"Works, but adds unwanted programs."

May 03, 2013  |  By rmwlky

 |  Version: RarmaRadio 2.69

Pros

Had it downloaded and working in 5 minutes.

Cons

Added two other unwanted programs in addition to this one. Also reconfigured my browser.

Time to get rid of these: 15 minutes.

Summary

I know free means they have to get payed by adding this. But this is not worth the hassle.

Updated on May 3, 2013

paid, not "payed". Opps!

Updated on May 3, 2013

paid, not "payed". Opps!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.69
Version 2.69 has fixed some minor bugs.
General
Publisher Raimersoft
Publisher web site http://www.raimersoft.com
Release Date February 19, 2013
Date Added February 18, 2013
Version 2.69
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Streaming Audio Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 7, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 10.85MB
File Name Rarmaradio_setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 41,015
Downloads Last Week 88
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations 30-day trial
Price Free

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