Most people would meet such an occasion where they find it difficult to find a proper yet free audio recorder to help them get desired music audio file when they are trying to get music off some online videos, movies or TV shows for free. Now, if you’re also looking for a piece of free audio recorder software that could help you get music for free, you’ve been to the right place.
Leawo Music Recorder is a top-rated audio recording software program that could record any audio available, including Built-in audio (Built-in Microphone, Built-in Input and Greatdy System Audio) and Computer Audio (Computer Audio Stream and Online Music). It has a free trial version, which means Leawo Music Recorder could be a free audio recorder. This best free audio recorder software could record audio into MP3 and WAV formats. No matter you’re going to record built-in input audio or online audio from online music sites and radios like YouTube, Pandora, Last.FM, Napster, Spotify, GUBA, NPC, MySpace, etc., Leawo Music Recorder could easily help you achieve the task. What’s more, it could automatically download and add song tags to recordings, including song artist, song album, album artwork, song name, etc. Mac users could turn to Leawo Music Recorder for Mac to record any audio on iMac or MacBook.
|Features||Leawo Music Recorder||Leawo Music Recorder for Mac|
|Supported Languages||English, Japanese, German||English, Japanese, German|
|Operating System||Microsoft® Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10||Mac (32-bit or 64-bit) 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.7 Lion, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.10 Yosemite|
|Processor||1GHz Intel/AMD processor or above||1 GHz or above Intel Processor|
|RAM||512MB RAM (1024MB or above recommended)||512MB RAM (1024MB or above recommended)|
|Internet Access||Internet connection is required when automatically downloading music info.||Internet connection is required when automatically downloading music info.|
|Supported Audio Source Recording||Computer Audio: computer audio stream or online music||Audio Input: Mic or other built-in input audio stream|
|Recording Schedule||Internal Task Scheduler to set recording Start time and Recording Duration||Internal Task Scheduler to set recording Start time and Recording Duration|
|Supported Output Audio Formats||MP3 and WAV so far||MP3 and WAV so far|
|Split Different Recordings|
|Filter Unwanted Recordings|
|Manually Edit Music Tags|
|Add and Rename Playlist|
|Add Recordings to iTunes in One Click|
|Free Trial Version|
|Registered Version||$19.99 for one-year validity; $29.99 for lifetime validity||$19.99 for one-year validity; $29.99 for lifetime validity|
After downloading and installing Leawo Music Recorder or Leawo Music Recorder for Mac on your PC or Mac, launch it to enter the main interface of the program to record streaming audio free. The following tutorial guide takes Leawo Music Recorder as an example to show you how to record audio free on PC. As Leawo Music Recorder for Mac has the exactly same steps as Leawo Music Recorder, Mac users can get a clue in the following tutorial guide as well.
Step 1: Select audio source
Before you start to record audio on Mac or PC, you need to figure out what kind of audio source to record. Click “Audio Source” icon on the bottom-left corner to invoke the Audio Source settings panel. If you want to record computer stream audio or online music, you need to select “Record Computer Audio”. If your source audio is external audio of your computer, you need to select “Record Audio Input” option.
Step 2: Recording settings for output
Click the inverted triangle button on the top-right corner to invoke the program settings panel. Under “General” tab you need to set the output directory to save recordings. Under “Format” tab you need to set the format (MP3 or WAV) for output recordings, and you could also set the audio parameters here.
Step 3: Start recording
Then, click the red start button on the program interface to get ready for recording process. After you click the red button, you should start to play source audio. It should be noted that the audio source shall be played after the red button is clicked, otherwise the audio source might be not recorded completely.
Step 4: Manually editing if needed
After recording, this music recording software could automatically download and add music tags such as Title, Artist, Album, Album Artwork, Year, Genre, etc. If you’re not satisied with the results, or the program failed to add song details, you could edit the song tags manually by right-clicking the desired recording and selecting “Edit Music Tags” option.