[linux-audio-user] Howto record PCM (from realplayer)?

Wolfgang Woehl tito at rumford.de
Thu Mar 3 19:48:39 EST 2005

> When I try the dumpstream approach mentioned above,  using
>     mplayer -dumpstream -dumpfile filename -playlist url
> (since -playlist (at least for me) seems to want an argument), I do
> get a local file with the contents of the stream, but it is still in
> some sort of Real-specific format, so that I need to use realplayer
> to listen to it.  And, so, the original problem recurs: how do I then
> convert this cached stream to .wav format?  I went to the mplayer

If you have mplayer, jack and bio2jack you can say
$ mplayer -ao jack localfile or url
and capture with some jack recorder like timemachine.


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