How to Record Internet Radio and Streaming Audio

Save Your Favorite Shows Today

Freecorder by Applian Technologies. Photo Credit: © Applian Technologies

Recording shows from Internet Radio and other streaming content directly from the Internet is a fairly straight forward task. It has also become easier over the years. Most computers today are better able to handle the rigors of recording, contain versatile sound cards, and work seamlessly with most of the better software applications available. Recording your favorite shows means you can listen to them even when you're not connected to the internet.

Free Options

DAR.fm Record Radio Shows Online
The DAR.fm website houses a built-in guide with thousands of stations and radio shows which are easily searchable and recordable. Once recorded, you can play your show back on your schedule. DAR.fm is a cloud service which means you don't need to buy or install anything. A generous list of free apps lets you listen practically anywhere with your mobile device.​

Freecorder Records Streaming Audio​
Freecorder works great. For those who have basic needs for recording streaming audio, such as your favorite online Internet radio station, this application can easily do the job. ​

The Freecorder Toolbar
You really can't go wrong if you install Applian Technologies' Freecorder Toolbar. Applian is a leader in developing software for recording Internet streams and this free offering will satisfy many users' needs for a simple, convenient and extremely easy way to record Internet Radio.

Easy Radio 
Easy Radio plays Internet Radio stations and if you like, will record them, too. Easy Radio has a built-in record function. You can manually start and stop a recording and save it into every popular sound format. This makes it easier to listen to your recordings on any device you own.

Shareware and Trial Software

There are many applications that do an outstanding job of recording Internet Radio.

With shareware and trial software you can assess whether a product fits your needs and budget before you buy. If you do sign up for a free trial and find you dislike the service make sure to cancel your trial membership before any subscription fees are incurred. Here are a few good ones.

Replay Radio 6.0 
Outdoes itself for recording Internet Streams, podcasts, and more. Replay Radio has always been a brilliant recording application for capturing radio programs off the Internet. Now, not only does it record Internet Radio but with version 6.0 it introduces Podcast support and more. 

Radiotracker 
RadioTracker automatically strips music from Internet Radio station streams and separates it into mp3 files for your personal library. If you're looking for an inexpensive way to build up your music library, this will save you hundreds if not thousands of dollars in digital download costs.

FairStars Recorder 
FairStars Recorder is an excellent software application designed to record streaming audio off the Internet or any signal from your sound card. The program works well, is versatile, and is also priced affordably. You get a solid app with plenty of options that are well worth your money.