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How To Record Internet Radio - A Simple Guide

Liza Brown
Liza Brown Originally published Dec 05, 22, updated Jan 23, 24

Our time is developing, and the modes of entertainment are growing increasingly diverse. We may listen to songs on our computers and occasionally hear good radio and radio stations.  I'm not sure whether you've ever experienced the problem of suddenly hearing a fascinating internet radio on your computer but not knowing how to get it. Solving such an issue is simple; all you need to do is record the computer's internal sound. Today, I will walk you through the process of recording the internet radio on your computer!

In this article, we will introduce to you 18 ways to record internet radio from 4 types.

In this article
    1. Wondershare Filmora (The most convenient)
    2. DemoCreator (A comprehensive solution)
    3. Audacity (A professional tool)
    4. Free Sound Recorder (Totally Free)
    5. EaseUS RecExperts (Limited audio recording & editing)
    6. SonicWeb Recorder (Powerful internet radio player & recorder)
    1. Rev Online Voice Recorder
    2. Apowersoft Online Recorder
    3. Vocaroo (Easy to use)
    4. Online Voice Recorder
    1. Voice Recorder
    2. Chrome Audio Capture
    3. Screencastify
    4. Movavi Screen Recorder for Chrome
    1. Audials Radio
    2. VRadio - Online Radio App
    3. Voice Recorder
    4. TuneIn Radio

Part 1. 6 Top Internet Radio Recorders for Windows and Mac

Recording your favorite internet radio on your Windows or Mac computer can become successful using the tools listed below:

1. Wondershare Filmora – The most convenient option

Supported OS: Windows and Mac

Filmora is a versatile software that you can use for screen recording and video editing. When you need to record internet radio channels, simply use a Filmora screen recorder and capture only the internal sound . This feature allows you to record with high-quality audio output. Once you are done recording, you can save them to your device to listen offline and also edit them whenever you wish. A free version is also available for testing, and no recording time limit.

Pros
  • Easy-to-use interface
  • High-level effects and transitions
  • Professional editing tools
  • A sleek piece of software
Cons
  • Limited interface customization option
  • Watermarked videos (free version)

2. DemoCreator – A All-in-One recording solution

Supported OS: Windows and Mac

Pros
  • Easy to navigate interface
  • Flexible screen recording
  • You can record a part of your screen
  • Robust Editing tools
  • You can capture videos from a webcam
Cons
  • The free version must add a watermark to videos

Democreator is a fantastic screen recording tool optimized fully for screen recording and supports 120fps lag-free game recording. Using virtual avatars, you may make excellent video presentations. Of course, you can only record internet radio within the system and save it as an audio file. Democreator features include Audio fade in and fade out, webcam capture, microphone sound capture, etc. You can also draw on your screen while recording and add text to your record easily and quickly.

3. Audacity – Professional audio recording software

audacity internet radio recorder

Supported OS: Windows, Mac OS and Linux

Audacity is a desktop recording tool that is purposely built for audio recording. Recording on Audacity is quite simple. You can cut sessions, copy records and paste them anywhere you like. This recording tool offers amazing sound effects and editing features that you can use to customize your records. You can edit different audio formats like MP3, WAV, MP2, FLAC, AIFF, etc. you can also alter the speed of your record. Audacity also has a cross-platform compatibility feature, and it supports multiple plugins and libraries for higher performance.

Pros
  • Completely free
  • Supports Mp4 formats and other audio formats
  • High-quality audio sound output
  • Easy to use
Cons
  • The editing features are not so friendly for beginners

4. Free Sound Recorder – Totally free to use

free sound recorder

Supported OS: Windows and Mac

Free Sound Recorder is a powerful internet radio recorder that you can use at no cost. It supports MP3, WMA, WAV, and OGG audio formats. With this recording tool, you can schedule a recording to take place at a predefined time and also set the duration it will last. So, you can't miss your favorite radio program even when you are not available to listen to it as it airs. You can cut, edit, copy, paste, and delete your records and also add amazing sound effects to your sound recording easily. You can also adjust the color of your audio. And all these go for free!

Pros
  • Free to use
  • Basic editing tools
  • Easy to navigate interface
Cons
  • The recorded audio quality is poor, and there is noise
  • Contains annoying Ads

5. EaseUS RecExperts - Limited audio recording and editing

easeus recexperts audio recording

Supported OS: Windows and Mac

Pros
  • Supports MP4, WMV, AVI, MOV, FLV, ASF, and MP3 video and audio formats
  • Supports automated recording
  • Good for Video recording
  • Recordings can be used to extract screenshots or audio samples
Cons
  • Not purposely built for audio recording
  • Slightly expensive
  • Limited audio recording editing tools

EaseUS RecExperts is a versatile screen recorder that you can use for video and audio recordings. This software allows you to screen record at a high output quality. Although its primary focus is video recording, you can successfully record high-quality audio. While recording, you can edit it simultaneously. This program also has audio enhancer features; you can easily export recorded files to your computer and different platforms.

6. SonicWeb Recorder – Powerful internet radio player & recorder

sonicweb internet radio player and recorder

Supported OS: Windows and Mac

SonicWeb recorder might just be that internet recorder you have been looking for. With Sonicweb, you can listen to thousands of free radio stations and also record multiple stations at once. It automatically splits your recorded stream into separate tracks and exports them easily to your files. You can also pause and playback radio channels. You can pin your favorite track to prevent it from going away when your track list is updated.

Pros
  • Easy-to-use interface
  • Timeshifting
  • AirPlay
  • Smooth playback of songs
  • Free to use
Cons
  • The interface might need more improvement

Part 2. 4 Best Online Radio Recorders

Suppose you are looking for the best internet radio recorders you can use to record without downloading or installing anything. In that case, this section is definitely for you.

1. Rev Online Voice Recorder

rev online radio recorder

Rev Online Voice Recorder is a web-based free tool that you can use to record audio, download MP3, and transcribe audio speeches to text. The tool also ensures maximum privacy of all your recorded files. Rev Recorder is a great tool for recording internet radio.

Pros
  • Basic editing tools
  • Pocket friendly
  • High-quality audio sound
  • Free to use
  • High transcript accuracy
Cons
  • Still needs improvement

2. Apowersoft Online Recorder

apowersoft online screen recorder

Apowersoft is a straightforward internet radio recorder that you are up and going with just a few clicks. This tool supports seven audio formats. It also has ID3 tags for editing your audio records. You can add your voice to tracks, allowing you to create your own audio and stream it on your own radio. What I like most is the tutorial made available on the website to help its users quickly understand the tool.

Pros
  • Free to use
  • Stream your audio with a radio of your own
  • Easy to use
  • You don't need to register or sign up
Cons
  • You can't split track
  • You have to download a launcher to use it

3. Vocaroo – Easy to use

vocaroo online radio recorder

Vocaroo is an online voice and audio recording tool. Although Vocaroo is more suitable for educational purposes, it can still be used to record your favorite internet radio channel. There is no complicated interface or time-consuming process; simply click and begin recording. With Vocaroo, you can share your recorded audio files, remove background noise from your records, and also adjust the volume.

Pros
  • Multiple language support
  • Free to use
  • You don't need to sign up
  • Supports many audio formats
  • No need for any downloading or installation
Cons
  • Pop-up ads

4. Online Voice Recorder

online voice recorder from 123apps

Online Voice Recorder from 123APPS is an easy-to-use internet tool that works straight in your browser. It allows you to use a microphone to record your voice and store it in an mp3 format. With this online recorder, you can record live radio with just a click, cut sessions and also customize your microphone settings. Most of its settings are automatically done, so you won't be doing much. This makes the tool quite simple to use.

Pros
  • Auto silence trimming
  • Free to use
  • No downloading or installation
Cons
  • Supports only one audio output format

Part 3. 4 Best Chrome Extensions to Record Internet Radio

Below are web radio recorder web extensions you can use to record an internet radio station.

1. Voice Recorder

voice recorder chrome extension

Voice Recorder is a recording tool that you can use to record your favorite internet radio station right on your browser. With this tool, you can adjust your microphone settings through Adobe flash tools. You can also playback your recording and also trim it.

Pros
  • Free to use
  • Detects and skips silent fragment
  • No need for installation
  • Has a crop function
Cons
  • No sharing options
  • The maximum file size limit is 700MB per day

2. Chrome Audio Capture

chrome audio capture

Chrome Audio Capture is an audio recording Web extension that you can use to record on your browser. This tool allows you to record on the tab you are working on and also simultaneously record multiple tabs. This tool offers you two output formats, WAV and MP3. You might not also need to stay glued to your screen because it works with time limits.

Pros
  • Easy to navigate interface
  • You can record audio from the tab you are working on
  • Simultaneously record multiple tabs
Cons
  • Record time limitation (20 minutes)
  • Few audio output format
  • No automatic audio record save feature

3. Screencastify

screencastify recorder chrome extension

Screencastify is a popular chrome web extension that you can use to record your browser tab and your desktop screen. It was built for both video and audio recording and comes in handy when you want to record internet radio. You can save your audio records in MP3 format. It also allows you to share your recording to Google Drive, Gmail, Google Classroom, Remind, Wakelet and YouTube, etc., with just a few clicks. This tool also has good video editing tools. Screencasify offers a free plan and two other paid plans.

Pros
  • Video and audio capture
  • You can crop and trim your files
  • Supports annotation
  • You can add stickers
  • Easy sharing
Cons
  • Limited features in the free version
  • A Google account is required

4. Movavi Screen Recorder for Chrome

movavi screen recorder chrome extension

As a well-known desktop recorder, Movavi Screen Recorder for Chrome is also worth a try. You can use it to record a browser tab or the entire screen of your computer. It is ideal for recording webpage audio and sound and may also serve as a stand-in for an internet radio recorder. All of your files are secure, and the audio output is of good quality.

Pros
  • No recording time limitation
  • Easy to use
  • Your files are secured
Cons
  • You can save recording only as an MP4 video, with no option to save it as an audio file

Part 4. 4 Best Mobile Apps to Record Internet Radio on IOS and Android

Although the best way to record internet radio on your mobile device is to use your built-in recorder, editing these recordings might be inconvenient at times. So, we recommend that you use some third-party recorders.

1. Audials Radio

audials radio radio recording tool

Download: It is supported on Android and iOS.

Audials radio is a radio player and also a radio recording tool. This app offers over 100,000 stations cutting across different regions. You can listen to your favorite radio station and also record it. While recording, you can also adjust the quality and bit rate. Audials radio supports lots of streaming formats like MP3 and WMA, among others. The best part is that you can schedule recordings on this app.

Pros
  • Perfect radio technology for editing your recordings
  • Arrange your recordings according to artist, genre, and country
  • Easily edit your favorite list using the drag-drop method
  • Free to use
Cons
  • The interface is not beginners friendly

2. VRadio - Online Radio App

vradio radio player and recorder

Download: You can download this app from Google Play and Apple Store

Pros
  • Supports multiple languages
  • Easy-to-use interface
  • Built-in alarm clock
  • Add your own station using the streaming URL
Cons
  • No free version

VRadio is a radio player and recorder. This app allows you to listen to thousands of radio stations and also record your favorite. Unlike some other radio stations, you can change stations at a relatively high speed with VRadio. This means you don't have to wait for a station to load. This app also allows you to schedule radio recordings.

3. Voice Recorder

voice recorder mobile application

Download: Andriod 

Pros
  • Free to use
  • No recording time limit
  • Easy-to-use interface
  • Easily share recordings via Email, Facebook, Dropbox, Whatsapp, SMS, and MMM
Cons
  • Still need improvement
  • Limited audio format

Voice Recorder is a powerful sound recording tool for mobile. Recording with this app gives you high-quality audio output. You can play, pause and stop audio recordings. The app support MP3 and OGG audio file format. It features a live audio spectrum analyzer and a microphone gain calibration tool.

4. TuneIn Radio

tuneln radio mobile app

Download: Try it on Android and iOS.

TuneIn Radio gives you access to over 50,000 radio stations and 100,000 shows cutting across multiple interests from News to sport, to music, etc. Radio stations are from all over the world. You can also record with this app, but only if you subscribe to its premium plan. Along with the premium plan, it comes content like NFL and MLB matches, audiobooks, and language learning programs. You can also pause and rewind on the premium version.

Pros
  • Save and follow your favorite station
  • Access to local and international stations
  • Easy to use
  • Pocket friendly
Cons
  • Ads pop-up
  • You must subscribe to its plan to record

Conclusion

Recording your internet radio works great when you do it in the right and best ways. And, all the internet radio recorders we have reviewed in this article are the best. We hope you find this guide helpful.

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Liza Brown
Liza Brown Jan 23, 24
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