RarmaRadio

RarmaRadio

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
3.2
out of 21 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.69.1
  • Total Downloads:
    43,188
  • Date Added:
    Apr. 30, 2015
  • 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

"FULL OF MALWARE!"

June 29, 2015  |  By MinnesotaTech

 |  Version: RarmaRadio 2.69.1

Pros

It has a clean, intuitive interface.

Cons

This package installed ten different malware products. Spybot lit up on each installed product, and it required a complete cleaning by Malwarebytes Anti-malware to restore my computer.

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1 stars

"compulsory install search engine in your web."

May 14, 2015  |  By ive25506

 |  Version: RarmaRadio 2.69.1

Pros

cannot find

Cons

spend an hour to delete the search engine.

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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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4 stars

"Very good net radio."

January 14, 2013  |  By ekertin

 |  Version: RarmaRadio 2.68.3

Pros

It sets up easy. You can record several different stations at the same time.It has very efficient tagging and separation of songs.

Cons

Occasionally does not want to start recording, I have to click record a few times to kick start it, but not too often.

Summary

I used to use Nexus radio, but every time I updated, it got buggier. It also did poorly at separating the songs when recording to hard drive. RamaRadio does a much better job.

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5 stars

"The best program of its type, period."

February 04, 2010  |  By voice-over

 |  Version: RarmaRadio 2.32.2

Pros

It's basically a program for getting online radio stations from all over the world. But, it also gets all the TV stations that are online which other programs feature and charge for as Free TV channels.

Cons

Nothing I don't like about it.

Summary

If a station doesn't come in on RamaRadio it's because it is off the air. Otherwise, it connects just fine and even gives you the station's logo.

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4 stars

"Don't know yet"

January 19, 2010  |  By rj_at_boronia

 |  Version: RarmaRadio 2.32

Pros

Sorry no time to review this version yet

Cons

Sorry no time to review this version yet

Summary

Sorry no time to review yet. Have got a swag of downloads and updates all at once and no time test them yet so cannot review this latest version. Still hopeful it will be OK - the previous one seemed OK in may respects but I did have some problems - the main one being that u have to pay after 30 days (not cheap) and there are free ones around (but not perfect either!)

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3 stars

"I need to do more testing. Seems better than Radiosure."

January 09, 2010  |  By rj_at_boronia

 |  Version: RarmaRadio 2.30.4

Pros

Seemed easy to learn and I found the stations I want and marked them as Favourites. However next time I tried I found some probs aand thus I need to do more testing but still hopeful!

Cons

Can't remember what the probs were - can't say they were faults till I test some more.

Summary

See above.

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5 stars

"I think it can be a popular software, good 1."

December 23, 2009  |  By danuriel

 |  Version: RarmaRadio 2.30.2

Pros

the combination of downloadable music program and playback features are good and easy.

Cons

yet I couldn't find anything against using this software.

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5 stars

"superior program"

December 21, 2009  |  By voice-over

 |  Version: RarmaRadio 2.30.1

Pros

RamaRadio offers a better TV program than products I've bought that are specifically offered to give you thousands of free TV stations. I have favorite radio stations from all over the country that I am able to receive on RamaRadio.

Cons

I can't think of any.

Summary

RamaRadio always updates the latest stations.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.69.1
Version 2.69.1 has fixed some minor bugs.
General
Publisher Raimersoft
Publisher web site http://www.raimersoft.com
Release Date April 30, 2014
Date Added April 30, 2015
Version 2.69.1
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Streaming Audio Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 10.94MB
File Name Rarmaradio_setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 43,188
Downloads Last Week 66
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations 30-day trial
Price Free

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