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How to Download/Capture Streaming Windows Video and Audio (Windows Media Player streams): Download/capture asf, asx, wmv, wma, wmx, wvx, wax stream (rtsp, http or mms protocols)
Here you can read about Streaming Video Recorders - shareware and freeware software that can download/capture Windows Media video and audio including but not limited to Live Streaming Video, Streaming News Video, Streaming Music Videos, Streaming Adult Content, Web Radio Streams, Scientific (i.e. NASA video), News Features, Corporate Videos and any other Windows Media streaming content.
Note that starting with Windows Media Player 9 Series, Windows Media Services 9 Series and Windows Server 2003 RTSP Protocol is now the default protocol for streaming Windows Media. But some older programs do not support RTSP. Take a look at All Streaming Video Downloading/Capturing Software to see all the programs supporting RTSP for Streaming Windows Media.
Also note that some programs allow to download/capture not only Windows Media Streams, but also Real Video, Real Audio and Quick Time Video Streams. Take a look at Universal Stream Recorders (Download/Capture Windows Media Streams as well as Flash Video streams, Real Media Streams, QuickTime Video streams).
Schedule or instantly download and capture Windows Media audio/video streams, streaming Real Audio/Video, Flash video and QT video streams with just one click! Get WM Recorder and you'll be able to record all the popular streaming video formats, including .ASF, .ASX, .WMV, .WMA, .RM, .RAM, .RA, .FLV, .MOV and more!
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Disclaimer: Streaming Windows Media recording programs are intended for use as personal archiving tools only. Please respect the rights of the copyright holders of any material you record. This web site and its owners take no responsibility for illegal software usage.
WM Recorder Editor's choice! (Shareware / Windows)
WM Recorder allows to download as well as capture any Windows Media video and audio. It works by watching internet activity relating to Window Media Player, and assembling the streamed data as an ASF file, which can then be played using Windows Media Player on your PC or many portable devices. Other non-asf media files as MP3, MPEG, AVI or WAV can also be recorded.
WM Recorder can download or capture almost any Windows Media Stream.
Unlike many other VCR style recoders WM Recorder can capture/download at the highest quality on slow connections, build and record playlists, download or capture multiple streams at once, split and merge files, and more.
As a VCR style recorder WM Recorder is extremely easy to use. With just one click, any streamed Windows Media link is downloaded or captured as a Windows Media audio or video file on your PC automatically.
WM Recorder has advanced features like file reprocessing and automatic connection speed detection.
You can make a Recorded ASF File Seekable while recording or later using Reprocess function (so you can fast forward your audio/video files without any problem)!
Resume Recording function allow you to restart downloading from where you left off. This only works in the URL Mode.
Note: Only seekable streams can be resumed. Continuous (live) streams cannot be resumed.
Platform: Windows 8/7/Vista/2000/XP
Requirements: Windows Media Player
WebVideoCap (Freeware / Windows)
This program allows you to capture streaming content in Windows Media Format to your hard drive. It supports RTSP and MMS protocols.
GetASFStream 2.3 (Freeware / Windows)
This program allows you to download streaming content in Windows Media Format to your disk.
SDP receiver (Windows)
SDP can download Windows Media streams using the following protocols:
over TCP or UDP transport protocol.
- Http v1.0 streaming protocol,
- Http progressive (simple http download)
SDP receiver is freeware.
The program is no longer being developed or supported.
ASFRecorder (Freeware / Windows, Linux)
This program allows you to download streaming content in Windows Media Format to your hard drive. The resulting files will be in ASF format and can be played with Windows Media Player and derived tools.
This programs allows you to record Movie and Audio streams of the following types:
It also allows Windows Media metafiles (redirectors):
Protocol may be omitted.
Resuming an incomlete stream is available.
Proxy servers supported.
Disallowed characters are removed from filename.
Source code is available.
ASFRecorderX (Freeware / Mac OS)
This program allows you to download streaming content in Windows Media Format to your hard drive.
See also: Universal Stream Recorders (Capture and Download Flash Video, Windows Media, Real Media and QuickTime streams)
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RECORD / RIP/ DOWNLOAD / CAPTURE / SAVE / CATCH / GET ANY AUDIO / VIDEO stream including
- streaming Flash video (like YouTube),
- Windows Media audio and video,
- Real Audio, Real Video, Real Media,
- Apple QuickTime,
- Microsoft Silverlight,
- HTTP Dynamic Streaming,
- Apple HTTP Live Streaming,
- Smooth Streaming Media,
- Lumberjack streaming,
- Icecast (ICY) streaming,
- Nullsoft Video,
- video streaming from Slingbox,
- satellite Sirius and XM Radio,
- any music from Web Radio Stations and Internet Music Services.