Records streaming audio, mic input, line-in input, and DVD and CD sounds.The Professional Edition is the main edition from the Total Recorder product family. This edition provides many powerful functions for the recording, converting, editing, and processing of sound. With the Video Add-on, you can record from any combination of video and audio sources.
The professional Edition also includes features like the Sound Image facility, the Auto Split feature and the ability to initiate a web connection to record a scheduled web broadcast.
• Record local audio files or Internet broadcasts reproduced by other programs, such as RealPlayer, Windows Media Player, iTunes, Musicmatch Jukebox, WinAmp, and many others.
• Record both parties of Internet-telephony conversations when using programs like Skype, Google Talk, etc.
• Use the time shift feature to listen to the recorded sound while a recording is being made. While listening, you can move anywhere within the recorded part of the sound stream and start playback.
• Record any sound passing through any line of your sound card. For example, you can record sound being played back by an external program, or sound from a microphone, an external LP, cassette, CD/DVD player, AM/FM/Satellite radio, etc.
• Background record (i.e. capture) an Internet-broadcast in MP3, WMA and Ogg Vorbis formats. This feature allows you to do the following: Record Internet broadcasts in their original format without decoding and re-encoding, Record without using an external player, Extract track information from a stream, You can also play back an Internet broadcast.
• Record, edit and play video in AVI and WMV formats with Video Add-on. Video can be recorded from a hardware device plugged into your computer, such as a camera, or captured video from your screen. You can also background record Internet video streams in WMV format. The program can be scheduled to record video from your favourite video services and websites.
• Use Cue-sheet files. Now Total Recorder lets you create cue-points, which can be used for splitting a file afterwards. These cue-points can be created manually, for example to make a bookmark in a sound file.
Or they can be created automatically during a recording session (based
on pause reduction, changes of the clip information in an external player, etc.) or while capturing an Internet transmission and information about a track changes.
• Use the Recording Wizard to help you customize Total Recorder settings based on the sound you are going to record.
• Record directly in any supported sound format. PCM, MP3, WMA, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC and any format provided by a system codec are supported. Professional Edition also provides support for a number of high-quality stereo formats (PCM - up to 192kHz 24bit and float, FLAC - up to 192kHz 24bit, WMA Lossless - up to 96kHz 24bit, and formats provided by the Windows Media Audio Professional codec).
• Convert files between any of the supported sound formats.
• Create and edit file tags. You can create and edit ID3v1 and ID3v2 tags for MP3 files and tags for WMA, WAV, Ogg Vorbis, and FLAC files.
• Edit sound files using a built-in sound editor. This built-in sound editor allows you to cut, trim, and join your recordings. Editing can be performed using a visual representation of the sound or using clipboard operations. All editing functions are performed without decompressing/recompressing to preserve sound quality and save time.
• Normalize recordings to adjust the level of sound. Such processing for MP3 files is performed without re-encoding or loss of quality.
• Apply fading effects. Applying fading effects to MP3 files is performed without re-encoding or loss of quality.
• Schedule playbacks or recordings using Total Recorder's powerful built-in scheduler. For example, you can schedule a recording and use a stop condition such as an absolute time, a duration, the absence of a sound signal, and so on.
• Export/import configuration settings and scheduled jobs is useful if you need to reinstall your system, move Total Recorder from one computer to another, or as a backup.
• Use a command line interface to start playback or recording and specify associated parameters.
• Perform general operations on playlists, such as merge multiple files in a playlist, rename files from a playlist using tag information, save a playlist, etc.
• Split recordings on separate clips. You can indicate that the sound being recorded will be split on separate clips during the recording. File tags can be created automatically.
• Split recordings on separate files. You can indicate that the sound being recorded will be split into separate files during recording based on different conditions (size, duration, low sound level, etc.).
• Use the pause reduction feature. You can choose to remove pauses during a recording or remove pauses in an existing file.
• Customize the Total Recorder interface. You can choose to show or hide some parts of Total Recorder's main window and select different modes. All main functions can be performed with simple mouse clicks or hot-key combinations.
• Regulate the playing volume and recording levels directly from the Total Recorder interface.
• Customize shortcuts. You can assign a shortcut key to any function provided by Total Recorder. Special keys for multimedia keyboards are also supported.
• Customize global hot keys. You can assign a global hot key to any function provided by Total Recorder. Special keys for multimedia keyboards are also supported.
• Perform batch processing. You can use batch processing to convert, normalize, split, rename, tag, apply add-ons, or perform other operations on multiple files.
• Execute a command line after a file has been recorded or after a recording session has completed. This feature is available when recording in split mode and for a scheduling recording.
• Put your computer in standby or hibernate mode when an automatic job completes.
• Save a stereo file as a mono file with channel mixing. This can be used, for example, to save the left and right channels of a stereo file to separate mono files.
• Merge multiple files into a single file. A period of silence can be inserted between the files or a fading effect can be applied to the files during a merge.
• Use add-ons. Total Recorder supports add-ons that can be used for video recording, sound enhancements, mixing operations, integration with iTunes/iPod, and for other purposes.