[music-dsp] what's a quick and easy and free way to tap into streaming audio and record it to a file.
ebrombaugh1 at cox.net
Wed Sep 15 12:07:20 EDT 2010
On 09/15/2010 08:53 AM, robert bristow-johnson wrote:
> i was hoping that i could start the app and a little menu (like
> soundflower, but that still doesn't do what i want, or i just don't know
> how to use it) pops up on the right side. then go to whatever app that
> plays sound out your speakers or headphones. then go to the special menu
> and tell it to start recording. then do whatever you do to generate
> sound with the app (including playing youtube if that's what you wanna
> do), every stereo sample pair that goes to the Mac's D/A also gets
> recorded to an AIFF or WAV file. when the sound, then i go back to the
> special menu and tell it to stop recording. then a dialog box appears to
> ask me the file name and destination and even a "cancel" if i really
> don't want to save the file. you could even expect a "smart trim"
> function that might detect silence on the front and back ends and trims
> it off.
The closest thing I can find to that is Wiretap:
Unfortunately it's not free.
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