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I have ordered 13 webcast concerts which has cost me

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$250....I was curious if I...
I have ordered 13 webcast concerts which has cost me $250....I was curious if I could record the webcasts to my mac for future viewing...I have no plans whatsoever of distributing them in anyway...I just know that I am going to be unable to view at least 5 of the shows that I have already paid for and I hate for that money to just go to waste....thanks!
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Mac Support Specialist: Pete, Computer Engineer replied 6 months ago
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Mac Support Specialist: Pete, Computer Engineer replied 6 months ago

Yes, QuickTime can record whatever you have displayed on screen, including video playing on websites. To make a screen recording, find and open QuickTime Player X in your Applications folder, click "File," then "New Screen Recording."

To capture the audio as well, the best option is to use SoundFlower: https://github.com/mattingalls/Soundflower

It is a free piece of software that will let you route system audio within your Mac. Download and install the utility; Soundflower requires you reboot your system after installation for it to work.

After your machine reboots, open QuickTime Player and start a new screen recording. In the QuickTime Player window, click the down arrow to the right of the record button and select "Soundflower (2ch)" as your input. Then launch System Preferences and go to the Sound settings. Go to the Output tab and select the same "Soundflower (2ch)" option as you did in QuickTime Player.

What this does is route all of your system audio out to Soundflower as if the utility were speakers or headphones. That means any sound made by your Mac (including Facebook notifications or similar) will be recorded by QuickTime Player.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Hey Pete....Well, I got Flash Player to record what was on the screen my friend....it was a bit choppy to say the least and the audio sounded basically loud & scratchy waaa-waaa-waaa-waaa......it was no music whatsoever.....hard to describe the noise.....maybe what the television sounds like when its turned to a station with nothing but static......help. lol!!!thanks man-Price
Mac Support Specialist: Pete, Computer Engineer replied 6 months ago

Hi, did you use Soundflower to record the audio, or did you use your computer's built-in microphone?

Using the built-in microphone will not be nearly as effective as using Soundflower.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Yeah man, I used sunflower ch. 2 bud....
Mac Support Specialist: Pete, Computer Engineer replied 6 months ago

What site are the concerts on?

Any chance you could upload the results to YouTube so I can see?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Yeah bud, I can sure try! Lemme see what I can do...
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
here ya go bud....sorry about the delay....the site is livephish.comThis is one of my attempts that I uploaded to youtube for ya....https://youtu.be/CcM0MWnoa_c
Mac Support Specialist: Pete, Computer Engineer replied 6 months ago

The YouTube link does not appear to be working..

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
hmmmmm...https://youtu.be/CcM0MWnoa_c
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
or possibly....https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CcM0MWnoa_c&feature=youtu.be
Mac Support Specialist: Pete, Computer Engineer replied 6 months ago

Ok, I hear it! There is major feedback issues; did you disable the built-in mic before using Soundflower? If not, try doing that.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
getting there my friend....getting there....https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZfg8vWiXP0
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Well YouTube blocked my attempt
Mac Support Specialist: Pete, Computer Engineer replied 6 months ago

Oh dear!

So was the sound any better with the mic disabled?

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Mac Support Specialist: Pete, Computer Engineer replied 6 months ago

I haven't heard back from you yet - please reply and let me know if you still need assistance with this, or if your issue is now resolved?

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Mac Support Specialist: Pete, Computer Engineer replied 6 months ago

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