[LAU] How-to for simple recording for 3.5 hours?

Joel Roth joelz at pobox.com
Wed Oct 1 19:45:11 UTC 2014

Egor Sanin wrote:
> WARNING: shameless plug ahead

> I'ver recently written a small tool for this purpose. It's called
> hrec, and just a couple of weeks ago I've fixed a bunch of problems
> with it.  It now works and looks a lot better than the first
> iteration.  Still lots of work ahead, but I personally use it
> regularly for such situations.
> It will eat space like crazy, because the recording is 32bit float --
> default jack format, though if there's interest, I could add some
> options to change the recording format to something more economical.
> It's ecasound under the hood, so stability shouldn't be an issue.
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/hrec/

Nama also attempts to provide 
recording facilities using Ecasound.[1]

> I would be very interested in hearing about your experience, and
> whether it does the job for you.  I don't mind being yelled at.

A special-built tool can be quite helpful. 

Best wishes,


1. https://freeshell.de/~bolangi/cgi1/nama.cgi/00home.html
Joel Roth

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