Record playback with Pulse Audio

Suppose you play a music stream through firefox and you want an easy way to record this.

Do the following steps

  • Install Pulse Audio Device chooser
  • Start it and choose Volume Control from the menu
  • Select the 'Input Devices' tab and select 'Monitors' (bottom right)
  • Set this device as default
  • Start the Sound Recorder application
  • Select the Recording tab
  • Select Application (bottom right)
  • Go to Sound Recorder and start recording, the application should appear in the Recording tab
  • Move stream to the Monitor device
  • Start playback, Sound Recorder's meter should be reacting