Audio Recorder

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Audio Recorder – free and open source software for recording audio from various sources


  • Audio Recorder can record sound (audio) from your sound card, microphone, webcam, program, and other devices;

It has an advanced timer that can:

  • Start, stop or pause recording at a given clock time,
  • Start, stop or pause after a time period,
  • Stop when the recorded file size exceeds a limit,
  • Start recording on voice or sound (user can set the audio threshold and delay),
  • Stop or pause recording on “silence” (user can set the audio threshold and delay);

The recording can be automatically controlled by:

  • RhytmBox audio player,
  • Banshee audio player,
  • Amarok, VLC, Audacious and other MPRIS2 compatible players,
  • Skype. It can automatically record all your Skype calls without any user interaction;

  • This program supports several audio (output) formats such as OGG audio, Flac, MP3 and WAV;
  • User can also control the recorder from command line with –command option. See audio-recorder –help for more information;

You can configure:

  • on/off function “on top of all windows”,
  • show/hide the icon in the system tray,
  • autorun the program.

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The software Audio Recorder is available for installation on Linux.

Installation methodOS
PPAUbuntu* 16.04/18.04/19.04/20.04, Linux Mint 18/19, Debian
RPMopenSUSE, Rosa Linux, Mageia, ALT Linux, Fedora, CentOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and others
SnapUbuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Arch Linux, Fedora, CentOS, KDE Neon, openSUSE, elementary OS, Manjaro, Red Hat Enterprise Linux

*Ubuntu (GNOME), Kubuntu (KDE), Xubuntu (XFCE), Lubuntu (LXDE)

Install Software via PPA repository

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:audio-recorder/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install audio-recorder

Install Software via RPM package

Install Software via Snap package

sudo snap install audio-recorder --edge

Software Information

Language Interface:English, Russian, Deutsch, Spanish, French and others
Description version:2.1.3
Developer:Team Audio Recorder
Programming language:GTK
License:GPL v3

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