Total Recorder is a versatile audio and video recording software program distributed by High Criteria. It is available in four editions: Standard Edition, Professional Edition, VideoPro Edition, and Developer Edition. The VideoPro and Develop Editions allow you to record, edit, convert, and play sound and video files. The Standard and Professional editions are designed to meet all your needs for working with audio.
Total Recorder supports the following audio formats: RIFF-WAV, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, APE, and AAC within MPEG-4 and 3GP container formats. Total Recorder can record any sound passing through your computer’s sound card, and you can listen to the audio being recorded. You can record sound from a microphone, and external LP, cassette, CD/DVD player, radio, etc. You can also record sound from a digital source such as an Internet broadcast without having to plug special lines into your sound board, and with no loss of quality. You can convert media data to any format it supports.
It also allows you to edit your audio without any loss of sound quality even when you are editing compressed data. The program has other powerful features such as a time shift tool, the ability to split recordings on separate clips and on separate files, support for cue sheet files, tag support, a display timestamp, and it allows you to perform several operations on playlists. You can also apply normalization and fading effects and do batch processing.
You can download a free trial version of Total Recorder at: http://www.totalrecorder.com/productfr_tr.htm . You can purchase a license for the Standard Edition for $17.95. A license for the Professional Edition costs $18.00 to upgrade from the Standard Edition. It costs $36.00 to upgrade to the VideoPro Edition from the Standard Edition, and $46.00 to upgrade from the VideoPro Edition to the Developer Edition.