How To: Record streaming audio from the Internet with Audacity

Record streaming audio from the Internet with Audacity

In this video from PCRescueRepair we learn how to record streaming audio from any website using audacity. To get audacity just go to google, type in audacity, click on the link for audacity, and download audacity to install this on your computer. Also you need the LAME mp3 encoder which is on the audacity website. Now he takes you through the steps to do this task. Go into audacity and from the drop down change to stereo mix from microphone. On output adjust to max. and on input adjust the volume all the way down. Then go into edit - preferences....choose your sound card in playback and then for recording choose your sound card as well instead of microphone. Next go to file..format and install the LAME encoder you downloaded. Click find library, then click Yes to export mp3's, and then find the encoder you just downloaded depending on where you downloaded it. Now you're ready to record music. To show this, he goes to a youtube video and plays that and clicks record on the audacity program. Once you've recorded, then go to File...export as mp3 and save that anywhere you want. Anyone that has wanted to record audio from the internet would benefit from watching this video.

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