Record microphone input and output to date stamped mp3 file

arecord -q -f cd -r 44100 -c2 -t raw | lame -S -x -h -b 128 - `date +%Y%m%d%H%M`.mp3
record audio notes or meetings requires arecord and lame run mp3gain on the resulting file to increase the volume / quality ctrl-c to stop recording
Sample Output

By: oracular
2009-09-25 05:32:52

What Others Think

I love lame :)
linuxrawkstar · 636 weeks and 1 day ago
you can also pipe sox into lame as well for the same effect sox -t ossdsp -2 -s -r 44100 -c 2 /dev/dsp -t wav - pulseaudio users might want to do this padsp sox -t ossdsp -2 -s -r 44100 -c 2 /dev/dsp -t wav -
dakunesu · 636 weeks ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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