How to rip/capture/download/save/record Rhapsody stream (.rad) from RealOne Rhapsody - digital music subscription service ripper
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About digital music subscription service RealOne Rhapsody
RealOne Rhapsody - is an award-winning digital music subscription service.
Simple, reliable and legal, RealOne Rhapsody gives you unlimited access to the deepest catalog of legal online music in the world. You can listen to 1,000,000+ songs from 25,000+ artist on demand, create custom playlists and radio stations, burn mixed CDs. You can play over 75 professionally-programmed radio stations and skip songs you don't like.
How to record Rhapsody .rad stream?
You can download the .rad files from RealOne Rhapsody, but the the only program that can play .rad files is the Rhapsody player. And this player will only play streams from the Internet. You can't play downloaded files with it.
Because there are no alternative players the are only 2 ways of making Rhapsody files playable:
As for Direct sound recording software
works better than any other program with Rhapsody. They have implemented special track split detection that works 100% of the time, and the auto tagging works really well, too.
- Make Rhapsody think your downloaded file is streamed. Haven't seen any implementation of this method yet.
- Use Direct sound recording software.
Replay Music is free to try!
If you experience any problem with new Rhapsody 3.0 music service, please download Rhapsody 2.1.
See also: Record music from streaming jukebox services Napster, MusicMatch, Yahoo Launch, AOL Radio, Rhapsody, etc.
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