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Re: Excellent resource for capturing ANY audio source to MP3

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  • nexususa
    Well most of them do it - EAC, Cdex, Feurio, Audiograbber and that[ s just off the top of my head. It s pretty easy to find a handful of prgs that does it by
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      Well most of them do it - EAC, Cdex, Feurio, Audiograbber and that['s just off the top of my head. It's pretty easy to find a handful of prgs that does it by doing a quick Goog. The option's usually called 'line in' recording.

      Oh, by the way, when I mentioned recording on the recorder I was speaking of recording directly from a dvd player using the digi out/in, or from a radio (or music system) using alanlog out/in. The results are usually very good. But when streaming stuff or when getting fancy, you're right - you may want to do all sorts of things before transfering the results over to the Archos. Nex

      --- In archosjukebox6000@y..., "jbsjbsjbs" <jason12z@h...> wrote:
      > Nex,
      > Actually, that's a really good point about the Recorder. I actually
      > do have a Jukebox recorder, but find it more convenient to record
      > things like Real Audio streams, online conferences, etc, to my PC
      > rather than piping the sound out through my sound card and into the
      > recorder. The recorder is good, but less flexible than a software
      > program which will let me save to any format, specify any VBR or CBR
      > setting, edit, prune, split, etc. For example, if I leave a movie
      > running and recording on my laptop, in the morning it's stopped at
      > the end of the movie in Total Recorder, versus my AJBR20 which would
      > have recorded all night.
      > That said, if there are free alternatives to Total Recorder which
      > capture DVD, Real Audio, Windows Media, etc, I'd definitely be
      > interested in trying them out! Would you post some of them? I like
      > shareware with reasonable fees, but freeware is obviously pretty
      > compelling ;-)
      > Thanks!
      > --- In archosjukebox6000@y..., "nexususa" <nex@p...> wrote:
      > > For non-recorders. On Jukebox Recorders you can record music from
      > both coax digi (most dvd players have this) and analog sources.
      > >
      > > As for using a PC prg to record, many free programs do this.
      > >
      > > I'm not knocking Total Recorder - I used it for a few days some
      > months back and liked it, and it's a good thing to share experiences.
      > Just that folks should know that free, well-working alternatives do
      > exist. Nex
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In archosjukebox6000@y..., "jbsjbsjbs" <jason12z@h...> wrote:
      > > > There was a question on another Archos forum about how to capture
      > the
      > > > audio from a DVD into a jukebox. I wrote a reply there, but
      > realized
      > > > I was so enamored of this program I wanted to sing its praises
      > here
      > > > as well. Hope you don't mind. It's called "Total Recorder". You
      > can
      > > > find it at:
      > > >
      > > > http://www.HighCriteria.com
      > > >
      > > > Basically, it is software which "installs" itself between your
      > > > processor and your sound card. Thus when it is running everything
      > > > which reaches your speakers passes first through this program.
      > You
      > > > have total control then, through the program, to capture whatever
      > > > audio you want, in real time.
      > > >
      > > > I've used it to rip MP3s of several of my favorite movies -- not
      > the
      > > > music soundtrack, but the whole movie. I end up with, for
      > example, a
      > > > 100 MB MP3 of the full dialogue from SouthPark, or Austin Powers.
      > I
      > > > have to say . . . it's as funny listening to it as it is watching
      > it!
      > > >
      > > > The program is shareware and has a VERY reasonable regustration
      > price
      > > > of $11.95. You can capture anything with it -- DVD, CD, Real
      > Audio.
      > > > It's even intelligent enough to know when there is sound coming
      > > > through it, so if your system hiccups, Total Recorder will pause
      > > > during the hiccup and the resulting file will be smooth.
      > > >
      > > > As you may have noticed, I'm a big fan, and highly recommend it.
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