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Streaming Audio Recorder

Download Editors' Rating:
2.5
Average
Average User Rating:
3.4
out of 14 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.0.3
  • Total Downloads:
    50,795
  • Date Added:
    Aug. 28, 2015
  • Price:
    Free to try (3-minute recording trial); $39.95 to buy (Buy it now)

Editors' Review

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Streaming Audio Recorder offers a plethora of options for recording audio files and listening to music. You can record just about any audio from your favorite website, convert audio files into different formats, and listen to streaming radio.

Pros

Quickly capture audio: With Streaming Audio Recorder, we were able to successfully capture a snippet of music from a YouTube video. We were also able to play back the audio without any issues.

Multiple file formats: Users can choose from five different output file formats for capturing and converting files. From the Record Settings tab, we were able to toggle back and forth between output formats to capture audio in MP3, AAC, OGG, WMA, and WAV file formats.

Built-in radio: The program comes with 35 different genres to choose from for streaming radio.

Cons

Share doesn't actually share: We were pleased to see that Streaming Audio Recorder includes a Share function. But when we clicked to share our audio recording on Facebook, it merely shared a link to the publisher's website, rather than our recording.

Clunky design: While the user interface appears fairly straightforward at first glance, each option introduces a pop-up window with a dizzying array of settings options, most of which you don't actually need to get the job done.

Bottom Line

While Streaming Audio Recorder successfully captured audio in the formats we selected, we weren't fans of its poorly designed interface. For that reason, you might want to consider other audio recorders before settling on this one.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Streaming Audio Recorder 3.4.1.

 
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User Reviews
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2 stars

"Terrible latency problems with recording"

June 26, 2015  |  By KarmaRocketX

 |  Version: Streaming Audio Recorder 3.5.5

Pros

interface is tiny and easy to navigate, records system audio decently enough, just don't expect it to do anything else.

Cons

Recording with system and microphone together is broken and latency problems make it unusable.

Summary

Got this to do one thing and one thing, only: Record system audio and microphone together to sing and record karaoke performances. Unfortunately, the one reason I I got this software was all for nothing as all mic and system recordings are delayed by 3-4 seconds, making it completely unsuitable for use. For reference, this is not a problem with either of my sources being recorded as they are both at the exact same frequency, the problem with latency and the recording being off sync is with the program itself.

This program is the literal definition of "you had one job". It fails to do that. Sure, it records system audio itself, but any free program can do that. Makes me wonder why the "Both System Audio And Microphone" setting is even there as it's the one reason to get this and the one thing that doesn't even work correctly.

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5 stars

"Very-very Good product !"

June 18, 2015  |  By Vo Vo

 |  Version: Streaming Audio Recorder 3.0.8

Pros

Record any sound from your computer in 1:1 quality
Record streaming audio and online radio stations
Ease of use
Available in different languages
lot pros

Cons

I have no cons

Summary

Apowersof - very-very Good product !

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1 stars

"free version is very limited"

October 15, 2014  |  By victoriasay

 |  Version: Streaming Audio Recorder 3.3.4

Pros

No pros for me.

Cons

It is not free and the free version only can record 3 minutes. Then you have to pay for it.

Summary

I don't like this streaming audio recorder. I find another streaming audio recorder in CNET download page. That is Tenorshare iGetting Audio. It is able to record 10 songs with the free trial. To know more about it, you can check out this: http://download.cnet.com/iGetting-Audio/3000-2025_4-76168651.html

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1 stars

"Good TRIAL (not free) program with Limitations."

September 23, 2014  |  By gbruce40

 |  Version: Streaming Audio Recorder 3.3.4

Pros

Records many music file types and at high quality. Easy to use (Or quick to learn). Allows limited editing, searching and can automatically add ID3 Tags or allow you to edit them, if you have the information.
A promising program (Version 3.3.4) with catches.

Cons

1) Free version has limitations and is not free as they claim, but a trial version, there is a difference.
2) Three minute maximum music file length is too short for most songs.
3) Download only one piece of music at a time.
4) Pop up trial reminder with 5 second delay.
5) The registered versions start at $39.95 US per Year !!! For someone that will only download occasionally, It would be better for me to buy the whole album.
6) The trial versions three minute music length limitation makes this program unacceptable, there are programs out there that will allow longer recording.
7) Programmers who want yearly payments, it seems the way to go, for them, not for me.

Summary

Getting rid of the trial versions ridiculous limitations will cost you from $39.95 US per year to $99.95 US per year. For a Canadian that will be $50.00 CAD after conversion and tax. Way too expensive.
For $49.99 US they seem to throw in a streaming video recorder which on the face of it seams a reasonable deal, but I only want Audio!
In summary, not a good download.

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5 stars

"Effective audio software"

May 07, 2012  |  By Dolphinnn

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

reasonable price, stable operation , helpful functions, capture audio with no quality loss.

Cons

a more mini interface will be cuter.

Summary

This app brings me much convenience and enjoyment.

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5 stars

"The 2.5.2 version is more stable and powerful"

March 06, 2012  |  By Scottkate

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

1. Easy to use
2. More stable than the previous version
3. I can convert the recorded audio to any formats that I need.

Cons

It is a shareware not a freeware!

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5 stars

"A good and useful program for me"

March 06, 2012  |  By Corloss_k

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

It is a graphical program so I can record audio, convert audio into other formats easily. I have tested a lot of such kinds of audio recorders before. In general, it has the most functions.

Cons

If the developers can add more advanced features onto it, it will be better. For example, it can record several channels of radios seperately.

Summary

It is worthy to pay for it.

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5 stars

"Program will be on Giveaway of day recently"

March 03, 2012  |  By Jalinroc87

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

This program is clean, you can read the latest virus scan from
https://www.virustotal.com/file/bb3769c5505c8751508de3c258c8fff8923e47ce83d202fd20fa07cf8d58b9be/analysis/

Cons

Giveaway of the Day project has approved this program, and it will published recently.
Totally free for 24 hours.

Summary

Reviewed in the fact

Updated on Mar 3, 2012

https://www.virustotal.com/file/bb3769c5505c8751508de3c258c8fff8923e47ce83d202fd20fa07cf8d58b9be/analysis/
latest scan report

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1 stars

"Virus Riddled Garbage That Does Not Work"

March 01, 2012  |  By Saxdred

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

The installation was quick and easy. But riddled with viruses.

Cons

Once opened the program disabled my sound card on my Windows XP machine. My anti virus program then detected a virus. I rebooted my computer just to get the same result upon restart. When I un-installed this program my computer went back to normal. I would stay away from this piece of junk. Also, I thought CNet made sure it's programs contained no viruses? I would give this 0 stars if I could.

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5 stars

"Just download this audio Recorder with Surprise"

March 01, 2012  |  By Williamchit78

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

I have used many audio recorder before, but this program is really great for me.
I need to create some schedule recording task when I am out, this is the program which can help me do that!

Cons

You can pause and resume recording anytime as you want!
excellent!

Summary

$29.95 is Worth! I brought Streaming Video Recorder + Audio Recorder with bundle.
Thanks, just share some of my ideas

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.0.3
Version 4.0.3:
  • Added the CD burner tool;
  • Optimized the ID3 identifier and editor: it supports auto-identify or edit music info for WMA files;
  • Minor bugs fixed.
General
Publisher Apowersoft
Publisher web site http://www.apowersoft.com
Release Date August 26, 2015
Date Added August 28, 2015
Version 4.0.3
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Streaming Audio Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/2003/Vista/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 19.05MB
File Name streaming-audio-recorder-cnet.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 50,795
Downloads Last Week 270
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 3-minute recording trial
Price $39.95

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