What are the best streaming audio recording programs?

asked by Tom Kedrok
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8 solutions
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    #1Wondershare - Streaming Audio Recorder

    Wondershare - Streaming Audio Recorder

    Wondershare - Streaming Audio Recorder is a computer program developed by Wondershare which allows users to record audio from any audio source which their computers can detect. Available on Windows and Mac computers.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    $29- varies by plan

    Rodrigo Flores
    Written on August 7, 2018
    "It's a really cool and useful program especially for me who watch livestream of concerts on YouTube. It's really easy to use. As soon as you open the audio streaming then you can already hit record. I'm giving this 5 stars."
  2. 11

    #2Apowersoft Audio Recorder

    Apowersoft Audio Recorder
    Apowersoft Audio Recorder for Mac is the easiest way to record any sound you hear on Mac. Using this Mac audio recorder, you are able to record audio from any internal or external sources, such as sound card, microphone, and other line-in devices. The output audio file will be saved in M4A, MP3, AC3, AU, M4R, AIFF or many other formats you specify.
    Software

    Mac

    Free

    Diana Jordan
    Written on August 7, 2018
    "I like how the interface displays the recording options which are easily understandable. I can even modify the settings to adjust to my needs. I like especially how this program records the same quality as the original one."
  3. 10

    #3Leawo Music Recorder

    Leawo Music Recorder

    Leawo Music Recorder is a computer software program developed by Leawo Software Co., Limited which allows users to record audio and music from online music streaming sources. Available on Windows PCs.

    Software

    Windows

    $19.99

    Ashley Holmes
    Written on August 7, 2018
    "I love listening to podcasts but there are plenty of podcasts with disabled downloading so I find Leawo very much suited to the purpose of keeping a copy of my fave pods. Admirable how this program can record both computer or online audio, as well as audio coming from mic."
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    #4Radio Recorder

    Radio Recorder

    Radio Record is a paid Android app that you can use as a radio recorder and streamer. You have almost 30k online radio stations to listen and select them to be part of your playlists. Lots of sync options available.

    Apps

    iOS

    $3.99

    Melissa Montgomery
    Written on August 7, 2018
    "Wow this app is lit! Lets me stream and record the audio streams at the same time. Altough there's a limit of about 1 hour for each recording session. I can even set scheduled recording for the streams I might miss so this is worth the price."
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    #5Audacity

    Audacity

    Audacity is a free, easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems. It was first released on May 28, 2000.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    Free

    Sara Bowman
    Written on August 7, 2018
    "I've used Auda to record my own voice to overlay it with a karaoke audio. I didn't know I could also use this too for recording audio streams! The Windows WASAP setting does the job. And it's even on stereo! Amazing!"
  3. 4

    #6Audials

    Audials

    Audials is a software which is designed for recording music and videos from various popular streaming platforms like Spotify, Deezer, Netflix, YouTube, and more. It features high-quality recordings.

    Software

    Windows

    Free- 39.90

    Brian Salazar
    Written on August 7, 2018
    "Wooow! This app is so reliable for me to record protected audio streams online straight to my computer! As I'm fond of watching music videos so I have some of them recorded via Audials. It's so convenient for the price!"
  4. 3

    #7Ardour

    Ardour

    Ardour is a Digital Audio Workstation that allows you to record, edit and mix tracks, in a complete professional interface but also easy to learn and to use. Ardour is a very helpful tool for professionals such as audio engineers, musicians, and composers.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    Free- Varies by plan

    Jordan Hoffman
    Written on August 7, 2018
    "Aside from allowing us to edit our tracks in Ardour (much like Audacity but a lot cooler), I ain't sure how this can record streaming audio. Maybe when u play an audio from your pc speakers while Ardour runs?"
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    #8RecForge 2

    RecForge 2
    This app is powerful audio recorder & editor for Android. It allows to record, play, edit and share sounds, voices, notes, musics or any other audio media.
    Apps

    Android

    Free- With in-app purchases.

    Juan Hudson
    Written on August 7, 2018
    "RF really captures the audio quality (even the bass!!) so i use this to record my fave live streams on speakers."

Summary

Best What are the best streaming audio recording programs
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Wondershare - Streaming Audio RecorderSoftware 15 Paid
2Apowersoft Audio RecorderSoftware 11 Free
3Leawo Music RecorderSoftware 10 Paid
4Radio RecorderApps 8 Paid
5AudacitySoftware 7 Free
6AudialsSoftware 4 Free
7ArdourSoftware 3 Free
8RecForge 2Apps 1 Free
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