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2021 Best Streaming Audio Recorder Review

More and more streaming music and audio services are available nowadays. Unlike music files that are downloaded and played at any time in the future, streaming music or audio requires internet connection. However, if you can find a tool to record streaming music or audio to local files, you can also enjoy them anytime and anywhere without internet connection.

This article will introduce you 4 streaming audio recorder tools that allows you to record actual MP3, M4A, etc. songs from music streaming services like Apple Music, Spotify, Deezer, iHeartRadio, Pandora, SoundCloud, etc .

Streaming Audio Recorder

Streaming Audio Recorder allows you to record streaming audio from music sites, video platforms, radio stations or capture sound from audio chats effortlessly.

Price: $29.95/Monthly Plan, $39.95/Annual Plan, $59.95/Lifetime
System requirements: Windows 10/Windows 8.1/Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows XP
Output format: MP3, M4A, WAV, AAC

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Ondesoft Apple Music Converter

Ondesoft Apple Music Converter is a specialized streaming music recorder - unlike above versatile streaming audio recorder, it can only record music from Apple Music.

Price: $39.95
System requirements: macOS X 10.9 and laer/Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Output format: MP3, M4A, AAC, AC3, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4R, MKA, WAV

Step 1: Add Apple Music songs, albums or playlists you want to download to iTunes/Music Library first. Run Apple Music Downloader . It will load your iTunes library automatically.

Apple Music Converter interface

Step 2. Click Apple Music songs, albums or playlists you want to download. The default output format is MP3. Click the drop-down icon to choose from: AAC, AC3, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4A, M4R, and MKA.

You can also customize audio quality, bitrate, sample rate, etc.

Apple Music Converter

Step 3. Click Convert to start downloading the songs.

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Ondesoft Spotify Converter

Ondesoft Spotify Converter is a specialized streaming music recorder for Spotify. With it, you can record Spotify music to mp3 with either free or premium acount.

Price: $39.95
System requirements: macOS X 10.9-10.15/Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Output format: MP3, M4A, WAV, FLAC, OGG, AIFF

How to download Spotify music with Spotify Music Downloader? Here is a step-by-step tutorial.


Step 1. Download, install and run Ondesoft Spotify Music Downloader on your Mac or Windows. Drag&drop songs, albums or playlists you want to download from Spotify to the interface.

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Step 2. Choose output format, set bitrate and samplerate if you like.

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Step 3. Click Convert to start downloading Spotify music to the format you choose.

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Ondesoft Audio Recorder

Ondesoft Audio Recorder is a powerful and easy-to-use Mac audio recording software that allows you to record any streaming music from YouTube, Apple Music, Spotify, Vimeo, Pandora, Lastfm, GrooveShark, and iTunes Radio, etc. With it, you can capture and record audio from any application on Mac (Safari, Firefox, Chrome, Skype, iChat, iTunes, Apple Music, VLC, QuickTime, FaceTime),grab audio from Mic and CD player.

Price: $29.95
System requirements: macOS X 10.11-10.15
Output format: MP3, AAC, AC3, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4A, M4R, MKA and OGG

How to download streaming music with Ondesoft Audio Recorder? Here is a step-by-step tutorial.


Step 1. Download, install and run Ondesoft Audio Recorder on your Mac or Windows. If you want to download streaming music from Applications, like Spotify, click icon to add that app. If you want to download streaming music from web player, add the browser you use to play the streaming music. iTunes, QuickTime Player and Safari are already added by default.

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Step 2. Click to change output format, set bitrate and samplerate if you like.

spotify song format

Step 3. Click icon of the application you are going to download streaming music from. Play the music on that application and the downloaing begins. Click to stop the recording. Click to listen to the downloaded music immediately or click to quickly locate the downloaded songs and transfer them anywhere you want.

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