Audio recording is the process of capturing data or translating information to a recording format stored on some storage medium, or can be used to refer to stored data itself.

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Skype: How to record a podcast?

I am doing a podcast with some friends. We are planning to do this by getting onto a Skype conference call and discussing our topic. Is there a way to record this Skype conference conversation into a ...
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How to record a mp3/m3u stream using VLC?

How do I capture/record directly from a MP3/M3U stream of a radio station, using VLC player, setting up VLC via its graphical user interface (GUI)? I prefer the Windows version of VLC but ...
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How to record sounds directly from my soundcard?

I want to record a sound that comes from a program in my computer, directly from my soundcard, not using crappy microphone to record it! I was able to do this easily on WinXP by choosing "what u ...
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How do you record a Skype conversation on Windows?

Is there an app or plugin for Skype to record a conversation? Or can you use an audio application like Sonar or Sony Vegas Studio to do this?
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linux arecord: capture sound card output rather than microphone input

I am trying to capture sound card output and encode it in Vorbis ogg format using the following command: arecord -f cd -t raw | oggenc - -r -o file.ogg However, the computer's microphone input is ...
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How can I record system sounds (apps) in Audacity?

Or another similar program? All I want to do is record the sounds coming from say firefox, or any other app, for use as samples in music. I need to do this in both windows and linux (ubuntu 9.10). ...
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How to Record Both Mic Audio and Speakers while using headset

I'm trying to record my screen with sound at the same time, but right now, my jack stopped working (it's with the red light) and I have to use a headset so that I can have sound on my Mac. So my ...
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What can I do to enhance MacBook Pro internal mic sound quality in iMovie?

After using MacBook for two years, I bought 17'' MacBook Pro. I'm pretty happy with it, performance and all, but I also was going to record some music videos for YouTube. I play guitar and sing. ...
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Recording speaker output on MacBook with OS X Snow Leopard

Does anyone know a way of recording speaker output on a MacBook with OS X Snow Leopard? I have written a program that generates music, and just want to record its output. I do not have a feedback ...
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How can I remove noise from an audio recording?

I used to record important technical meetings and demos using Camtasia Studio, using a Mic to capture the speaker voice. Sometimes we invite attendees by asking them to call us in the meeting, and ...
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How do non-realtime OSes capture audio without dropouts when sample rates are so high?

If I plug a line or USB microphone into my PC, I can record audio at 44.1kHz. That's one sample of audio about every 23 microseconds. The audio wave must be sampled and played back precisely or it ...
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Recording Skype conference calls on OSX? [closed]

I am looking for an open-source way to generate an audio record of Skype conference calls under OSX 10.5 or higher.
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Any program can record your singing or humming, and then create the musical notes of what you sing?

I am looking for a program that can record a melody, that is record the humming of my voice and then convert said melody into the musical note version (akin to the sheets of music a pianoist uses).
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Convert a cassette tape recording to digital format

Has anyone been successful with transferring audio cassette tape recordings to a digital format? I would like to preserve old cassette tape recordings of my grandparents to some digital format: MP3, ...
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How to generate a sine wave with ffmpeg?

I would like to generate an audio file with a sine (sinusoid) wave with FFmpeg. I know there is a sine filter but that's as far as it goes. I tried: fmpeg -filter "sine=48:1:5" -c:a pcms16le test ...
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Recording Audio from Radio Stream

I'm sitting here listening to a radio show that is being broadcast live over an internet stream, but I would like to keep bits and pieces for later-enjoyment. Is there a way I can easily record ...
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How to record sound 24/7

I want to record sound from a particular microphone on a Windows 7 for an extended period of time. The computer is on 24/7. How can I achieve this? Background My neighbor is causing problems saying ...
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how to merge audio using ffmpeg, not concat

I want audio files to be merged and be the length of the longest one of course. Not to concat them, which means adding one behind the other. I tried googling since yesterday night, but didn't found ...
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how to record mic input and pipe the output to another program

Hi everyone Im trying to follow a tutorial on generating truly random bits How To Generate Truly Random Bits This is the command from the tutorial but it does not work rec -c 1 -d /dev/dsp -r 8000 -...
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Audacity: Assign left channel to both channels in mp3 file

I'm using Audacity 1.3.12-beta on Mac OS X 10.6.7. In a band we recorded a couple of songs - in mono - and I converted them to mp3 files right away. And of course, I deleted the recordings immediately ...
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Adding date stamp to vlc recorded streams

I have few bat files created to record my favorite audio streams but I would like to include the dates in the output file. Is there a way to include the date in the output file name with the code ...
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In an audio recording of a lecture, can I reduce the volume of my typing while preserving the volume of the lecture?

I'm playing around with using OneNote 2013 to record some of my lectures. I really like the feature that links the time I wrote each paragraph in my notes with the time in the recording. However, the ...
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firewire emulation for virtual machines

As is well known by people that have the joy of having a FireWire professional audio interface, virtual machines (VirtualBox, VmWare, etc.) cannot access FireWire devices. I'm wondering if there are ...
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Why can't I record my microphone when audio is playing through my speakers?

I have a Conexant High Definition SmartAudio 221 device in my Compaq Presario CQ-60 211DX, and I want to record a Cyberacoustics headset through it via a standard 3.5mm jack. When I do this normally, ...
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Good software for recording podcasts on the Mac (OSX) [closed]

I'm looking for a piece of simple software that'll allow me to easily : Record Audio Perform basic editing (cut out a section, increase the volume) Save to MP3. People talk about Audacity, but I ...
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Audio recording background noise

For a long time time I've been trying to get rid of the background noise that appears in every audio recording I make with my computer. Tried different microphones, different sound setting, drivers. ...
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how to hide sound recorder in windows 7

I want to record sound on a Windows 7 computer using software called Sound recorder. My question Is there any way to hide it even i did that : Open windows Task Manager (Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete) ...
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Converting hundreds of tapes to MP3

I know that devices exist which can convert cassette tapes into MP3s via USB. I have hundreds of tapes which I'd like to convert. Are there any devices which can do this in a batch style - i.e. put ...
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How do you enhance volume in an audio file?

My friend recorded an interview session he had via Skype?I dont know what software he used to record the audio,but the final output was a wma file.Its only later when he played the audio he realized ...
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Recording audio and video in Arch Linux

I've been looking around, Google-ing and stuff and I haven't been able to find anything that I like. I need something similar to Screencast for the Mac, but it doesn't need to have the editor part as ...
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“Stereo Mix” produces very distorted, near to unrecognizable output

I'm on Windows 8 RTM x64, using the designated Realtek Drivers. Sample: http://puu.sh/1HVew/a12007f54a01896920b954c792fe991b (Yes, this was once music) This is not just random noise, the output is ...
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How to Record both Mic and Speaker Audio in Windows 7

I am wondering how would I be able to record just the audio coming out of my speakers, or in my case my headset, and the audio coming into my mic at the same time? I do not want to record any video. ...
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Is there some dead simple way to record all audio (input+output) on Windows 7?

I need a very simple app that my non-technical colleagues can use for recording calls made via a VOIP program on their PC. There are many programs that allow recording audio input and/or output - but ...
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What are some specific audio / sound card / driver setups that still allow you to “record what you hear”?

The ability to record what you hear, aka recording "Stereo Mix", is something that is fading away. I thought there was nothing to it, based on how many people make YouTube videos of themselves ...
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What is the Xubuntu sound recorder application?

What sound recorder is provided by Xubuntu 11.10 or is lightweight and would be a good candidate for the XFCE desktop?
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Multiple audio channels out from skype

In a group video calling, is it possible to make Skype (or a 3rd party app) split the audio from each caller, so that I can record each caller in it's own track/channel?
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Can you recommend a good replacement for Windows Sound Recorder? [closed]

Can anyone recommend a good, free replacement for Windows 'Sound Recorder'? Requirements: Very quick to load and run Allows saving to a compact sound format (e.g. MP3) Allows long recordings (1+ ...
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How do I make my voice recording sound more professional using GarageBand?

I recorded my voice with GarageBand but it sounds very dirty and amateur. I'm looking at a GarageBand tutorial to learn how to make the recording sound a little more professional and clean. I use ...
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Linux - Record all the audio in/out of a programme?

Is it possible to record all the audio that goes in and out of a programme on Linux? I'm using normal Ubuntu 9.10, and I'd like to be able to do something like. $ audiorecord PROGNAME Where ...
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Audio editing on Linux

I am helping to setup a Linux machine at my school for an audio editing room. We have a soundboard with audio incoming from multiple microphones, as well as outputting to 4 speakers. I am looking for ...
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How to record computer playback in a more right-handed way than recording sound from speakers with a mic?

What I want is to be able to record the sound played by my laptop without recording external background noise. Since it is possible to capture screen video without using the camera, I suppose it ...
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How can I repair a broken 3GP/MP4 file without a moov header?

I was recording audio two days ago and my phone suddenly died while doing so. I used MP4repair and a short clip of sound could be heard and they would be charging $80 to recover it. I thought it was ...
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Is there a PCI card with a MIDI port?

Does anyone know of a PCI card that I could install in my desktop that would give me a MIDI port? Would it need to be a full sound card, or could it just be a dumb object? The distinction I'm making ...
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How to Record Audio in Windows 7

I need to permanently save a voice message on physical media. I purchased the cables and adapters to connect my cell phone's 2.5mm audio jack to one of my PC's 3.5mm audio jacks. Should I just use ...
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How to improve the quality of AMR audio recordings in Windows?

How to improve the quality of AMR audio recordings in Windows?
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Boost Audio Input on OS X?

I'm using my 13" Mac Book Pro's audio input functionality with an external microphone (recent vintage, bought around Thanksgiving). I've increased my input volume to the maximum in system preference, ...
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how to record/stream multiple audio output from a single input?

This is the command I am currently using to stream live audio under the Raspbian distro: ffmpeg -f alsa -ac 1 -i hw:1 -ar 44100 -f flv rtmp://10.255.11.53/ The functionality I am looking for is ...
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Converting An Audio Jack from Line Out to Line In

I would like to do a multi track audio recording at home using a software like audacity. In my old PC which is no longer working [:(] I used to have a provision to convert line-out i.e. the speaker ...
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Audio Hijack for Windows

Is there a Windows equivalent for Rogue Amoeba's Mac-only Audio Hijack Pro? I need to record the audio output of a running application and apply VST effects to the audio output in realtime, but I'm ...
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How to record audio from only a specific program on linux?

Is there a way to record the audio from only a specific program, so that other sounds (e.g. notifications) are not recorded? I'm running Archlinux with pulseaudio.