Considering that it only require a few seconds to buffer and users are able to receive data constantly, it does not come as a surprise that audio streaming has become a widespread practice. Then again, if you enjoy certain podcasts or shows, then the thought of recording them has probably crossed your mind.

Streaming Audio Recorder is a lightweight piece of software that enables you to record tracks, podcasts, radio shows and other audio samples fast and simple.

The installation is fast, straightforward and entails following a few standard steps that you are probably accustomed to by now. The program comes with an old-school, yet user-friendly interface that is very unlikely to give you any troubles irrespective of your skills.

It is worth mentioning that the application automatically detects the format of the files being streamed and that it supports multiple services, from YouTube and Spotify to SoundCloud and Sirius Radio. While the app usually determines the optimal recording parameters, you can select the quality and the file size.

As a side note, the application works with most MP3 and OGG formats, but it also supports various WAV and FLAC lossless formats, if you value quality the most.

If you have a busy schedule, then it is unlikely that you actually have time to catch all your favorite podcasts or radio shows, particularly if they are during the standard working hours. You will be happy to learn that the utility comes with an advanced scheduler function that allows you to record the streams you want for the next months to come. Afterwards, you can listen to them whenever you have some spare time on your hands.

On the other hand, you should know that the app provides standard names for the recordings that feature the date it was streamed. Therefore, you need to rename the files yourself, if you scheduled several recordings on the same day.

In the eventuality that you are looking for an easy to use solution to help you create copies of the streams you enjoy so that you can listen to them time and time again, then perhaps you can consider using Streaming Audio Recorder.