Best Tools to Record Streaming Audio

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Are you looking for a way to record streaming music from online websites (on your PC)? In this article, I will be showing you exactly what you are looking for. 

The internet is full of websites, which can stream latest and oldest music for you anytime and anywhere on your computer. If you like the music, you would like to download it for offline use or to share it with others. However, not all websites allow you to download music from their website. Few does, few don’t, and few comes with the premium subscription.

If you are unable to find a download link for your favourite music then in this article I will be showing you how to record streaming music/ audio on your computer. You can record streaming music on your computer with the help of these audio recording tools. You can also use these tools to record audio from your computer speakers.

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How to Record Streaming Audio/Music [Best Tools]

Record Audio from Radio



If you want to record audio from your favourite FM stations, then ScreamerRadio is the best utility to do this task. This is a free radio streaming utility and gives access to over 4000 radio stations. It also comes with recording feature allowing you to record the streaming music with a single click.

  • Download and install ScreamerRadio from the above link.
  • Once installed, start ScreamerRadio.
  • Now find and select your radio station and click on play.
  • If you want to record current playing music, then click on “Rec” button to start record.
  • Click on the  Stop button to stop recording.

Record Music Online/Offline



Audacity is also a freeware utility and allows you to record system audio and stream audio. This is one of best free audio editing and recording utility available for almost all major platforms. With Audacity, you can record live audio through microphone or mixer or system sound card. You can also manage multiple input and output devices. Level meters can monitor volume level before, after or during recording.

  • Download and Install Audacity from here
  • Stream your favourite music and start recording

Follow this tutorial for detailed info on how to record using Audacity.

By following the above steps and with the help of these tools you can record streaming audio with less effort. There are other recording applications available online, but they come with the premium price tag. Do let us know your views in the comments below.


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