Tom Fine wrote:
> I'm wondering if some clever programmer has written a program that
> "records" (captures) audio streams in the background (ie you tell it the
> website and set a timer and it grabs it and saves it to a file on your
> hard drive). I believe the latest version of Total Recorder has a
> timer, but it needs to get an audio feed from the soundcard to work.
> What I'd like is something that can grab Real or Windows Media streams
> "live" and then save them to the hard drive for later listening, without
> having to play the audio "live."
> Does anyone know of or use such a program? This would be for a Windows
> XP computer.
TotalRecorder (at least in the professional version) has a timer,
captures from a URL and can capture in the streamed format. In that
mode, if it uses the sound card at all, it is as a passthrough. Of
course, if you want to convert the feed - sample rate, bitrate or
possibly format - it does use the soundcard.
Though I am a longtime user of the program, I've not taken advantage of
all the features so cannot be certain that it will serve your purpose.
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