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Audio Recorder Ubuntu

Audio-recorder is a handy tool allows to record your favorite music and audio to file. It supports for recording devices, such as microphone, webcam, audio card, music/movie players, Skype calls, browsers, etc.

With the Gstreamer plugins, the recorder supports output formats: OGG, Flac, MP3, AAC, and WAV.

Audio Recorder in Ubuntu

Audio-recorder provides an advanced timer that can:

  • Start, stop or pause recording at a given clock time.
  • Start, stop or pause after a time period.
  • Stop when the recorded file size exceeds a limit.
  • Start recording on voice or sound (user can set the audio threshold).
  • Stop or pause recording on “silence” (user can set the audio threshold and delay).

The recording can be automatically controlled by MPRIS2-compatible media players. It can also record all your Skype calls without any user interaction.

Install Audio Recorder in Ubuntu:

This amazing software has been made into PPA, available for Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04. Old versions available from Ubuntu 10.10 to Ubuntu 13.10.

Press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run commands below one by one to add the PPA, update package lists, and install the recorder:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:osmoma/audio-recorder

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install audio-recorder

If you don’t want to add the PPA, you can grab the .deb package from Launchpad Page and click open it with Ubuntu Software Center and finally install the program.

For more output audio formats support, install gstreamer plugins (ubuntu 14.04 & higher):

sudo apt-get install gstreamer1.0-plugins-base gstreamer1.0-plugins-good gstreamer1.0-plugins-ugly gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad gstreamer0.10-fluendo-mp3

This quick tutorial is going to show you how to install Audio Recorder in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander & Linux Mint 16 Petra via Getdeb repository.

As you may know, audio-recorder allows you to record your favourite music and audio to a file. It can record audio from your system’s soundcard, microphones, browsers, webcams & more. Put simply; if it plays out of your loudspeakers you can record it.

It has an advanced timer that can:

  • Start, stop or pause recording at a given clock time.
  • Start, stop or pause after a time period.
  • Stop when the recorded file size exceeds a limit.
  • Start recording on voice or sound (user can set the audio threshold).
  • Stop or pause recording on “silence” (user can set the audio threshold and delay).

The recording can be atomatically controlled by MPRIS2-compatible media players. It can also record all your Skype calls without any user interaction; It supports several audio (output) formats such as OGG audio, Flac, MP3 and WAV. It even allows you to select the recording device (microphone, webcam, audio card, etc.) which you practically CANNOT DO with GNOME’s official recorder. It’s so pathetic!

Install Audio Recorder:

Press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run 2 commands to install getdeb repository:

wget http://archive.getdeb.net/install_deb/getdeb-repository_0.1-1~getdeb1_all.deb

sudo dpkg -i getdeb-repository_0.1-1~getdeb1_all.deb

Then you can use Synaptic Package Manager to install the audio-recorder. Or run commands below instead:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install -y audio-recorder

audio recorder in ubuntu 13.10