User Guide To iRecordMusic 1.4

iRecordMusic Team

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Table of Contents

Preface
1. Introduction
What Is iRecordMusic?
iRecordMusic Features
Why Record Internet Audio?
2. Getting Started
Obtaining the software
System Requirements
Optional (Highly Recommended)
Optional (Recommended)
Installation
Upgrading
Uninstalling
3. Tutorials
Recording from BBC Radio
Recording Audio From A Movie Trailer
Setting Up A Scheduled Recording
Recording from 2 sources at the same time
Next Steps
4. How To Use iRecordMusic
Status Button
Control Menu
Record
Stop
Cancel
Pause
Split Recording
Mute
Show Downloads
Show Progress
5. iCal Scheduling
Basics
What Happens?
Creating a schedule with iRecordMusic
Create Schedule Window
Schedule Window Options
The Scheduled Recording / Calendar Event
Easy iCal editing
Event Information
Refresh iRecordMusic Calendar
Using Shared Calendars (Sync iCal Calendars)
6. Multiple Recording
7. Real-Time Recording
Basics
Pros
Cons
LAME MP3 Encoder
8. Preferences
General
Home page
Progress Window
Version Check
Block Pop-Up Windows
Recording Preferences
Save recordings to
Save recordings as
Real-Time Encoding
Delete temporary AIFF files
Stop recording if there is no audio
Split recordings
Delete recording being cancelled
AAC Encoding
Bitrate
Channels
Encoding Quality
Configure Custom AAC Settings
Bookmarkable
FLAC Encoding
Compression
FLAC version
METAFLAC version
LAME Encoding
Preset
Channels
Encoding Method
Bitrate
VBR Quality
Location of LAME executable
Vorbis Encoding
Compression / Quality
Channels
OGGENC version
VORBISCOMMENT version
Status of Ogg Vorbis QuickTime Component
3GPP Encoding
Filenames
Tagging & Playlist Preferences
Plug-In Preferences
Force Media Embedding
Media Format
By file extension
Web address begins with
9. Audio Encoding Formats
Basics
Overview Of Audio Encoding Formats
Encoders In iRecordMusic
10. LAME MP3 Encoder
What is LAME?
LAME vs iTunes
Obtaining LAME
Novices
Ports or Fink users
Developers
Where does iRecordMusic expect to find LAME?
11. AppleScript Support
Before You Begin
Example Scripts
Tell iRecordMusic to connect to a web page
Connect to BBC Radio 1 and Record and Stop
Schedule Recording of BBC Radio 1 for 5 minutes
Identifiers and State
The Future
The AppleScript Dictionry
12. Tips and Tricks
Transcode Audio Files
13. F.A.Q.
A. iRecordMusic Software License Agreement
B. iRecordMusic Acknowledgements

List of Figures

2.1. Mounted Disk Image Window In Finder
4.1. Control Menu
4.2. Encoding Progress
5.1. iRecordMusic Calendar in iCal
5.2. iRecordMusic Scheduling Sheet
5.3. Event Info Drawer
5.4. Sync with iCal Calendars
6.1. Recording Multiple Audio Sources
8.1. General Options
8.2. Recording Options
8.3. AAC Preferences
8.4. FLAC Preferences
8.5. LAME Preferences
8.6. Vorbis Preferences
8.7. 3GPP Preferences
8.8. Naming Preferences
8.9. Tagging & Playlist Preferences
8.10. Plug-In Preferences

List of Tables

9.1. Encoder Table