is there a program to download streaming realmedia and windows media player?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Col127, Dec 29, 2004.

  1. Col127 macrumors 6502

    Sep 13, 2003

    i was wondering if there was a program to download streaming real media and windows media player for mac? i know there are some for pc, but i wasn't sure if it was the same for mac. thanks!!
  2. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus


    Jan 9, 2004
    Grand Rapids, MI, USA
    There are two that I know of. One is called AudioHijack (google for it) and the other one is called iRecordMusic -- website is:

    I use the latter, FWIW, but AudioHijack is somewhat more versatile but less user friendly -- it can hijack other programs besides web broadcasts. If all you want is to record streaming web media, iRecordMusic does it in a very friendly way, and very Mac-centric. Neither one is très expensive.
  3. Col127 thread starter macrumors 6502

    Sep 13, 2003
    those programs don't download the stream, they simply rip the audio from what i understand. i was talking about downloading the actual file. like for instance, if i'm watching a video stream that i wanted to dl, what software could do that?
  4. tdhurst macrumors 601


    Dec 27, 2003
    Phoenix, AZ

    You know it's illegal, right? That's why they STREAM it.

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