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RaPiDo987

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Hey Guys,

I would like to record a couple of sounds from a website (nothing illegal of course). Is there a free program I can use or a technique?

Thank you for your time,
:)
 
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From wiki "Recording audio playing on the computer"

Quick answer:
Audacity 1.2.6 to 1.3.12 inclusive on Windows 98/ME/2000/XP:

Choose the inbuilt sound device at Edit > Preferences: Audio I/O (or Edit > Preferences: Devices in Audacity Beta). Then choose the appropriate "stereo mix" or similar input source in the Audacity Mixer Toolbar dropdown selector.
Audacity 1.2.6 onwards on Windows Vista/7, and 1.3.13 onwards on Windows 98/ME/2000/XP:

Choose the appropriate "stereo mix" or similar Recording Device at Edit > Preferences: Audio I/O (or at Edit > Preferences: Devices or Device Toolbar in the current Beta version).

The "Stereo Mix" device may go by other names such as Wave Out, What U Hear, Sum or Loopback.



If you have problems, use the Windows Control Panel to enable and select the correct source or device - see especially the green panel "HELP ON RECORDING COMPUTER PLAYBACK OR STREAMING AUDIO" in that section.
If you are still having trouble and you can't find the "What U Hear" or "Stereo Mixer"
here are a couple of links for you. (Windows 7 makes this simple thing a pain in the a*s!)

Recording what you hear in Windows 7
How to Enable What U Hear Recording

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Awesome, it was my audio drivers that were messing up. Got it working though, THANKS!!!
 

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Hi, Viper, thanks a lot for sharing us so many good tutorials. Other technical guides for recording sound from PC or websites could also be found on Google.com. I just found that there are many audio recorders called streaming audio recorder shared on the websites. But they are not absolutely free.