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How to Record Beats 1 & Apple Music Radio in iTunes

As Apple's proprietary Internet radio service, iTunes Radio gains lots of listeners like you. You can listen to many types of audio files including spoken programs via iTunes Radio over the Internet.

Unlike music in iTunes that you can buy and download for offline playback, iTunes Radio is not allowed to download for offline playback. If you want to save a favorite song from iTunes Radio or download the audio programs for offline playback, you have to record it.

That is what we shall talk in this post.

You can learn from the detailed guide below to record iTunes Radio stations including Beats 1, Apple Music Radio on computer and mobile phone in step by step.

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Part 1. How to Record iTunes Radio Stations on Windows and Mac

Though Apple has claimed that you cannot record or save a song from an Internet broadcast from its tools, you can use the third-party software to record music from iTunes Radio.

Apeaksoft Screen Recorder is the radio capturing software for Windows and Mac users. This program is easy to use for the beginners to access any audio that is playing via iTunes Radio, YouTube videos, Pandora music, etc.

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Record any music from iTunes Radio stations on Windows and Mac.

Save the radios in iTunes as MP3, WMA, AIFF, AAC, M4A, etc.

Set schedule task to record iTunes Radio automatically.

Record movies, TV shows, and any screen from iTunes and browsers.

Step 1 Download iTunes Radio Recorder

Free download this radio recording software for iTunes on your computer. Launch this software after the installation.

In the main interface, you can see three tabs, and here you should select Audio Recorder.

Audio Recorder feature

Step 2 Make recording settings

Before starting capturing iTunes Radio, you should select the audio recording source by toggling on System Sound, and turning off Microphone to avoid the noise around.

Audio Recorder interface

Step 3 Record iTunes Radio

Open iTunes, access Radio in iTunes, then start to play and listen to the iTunes Radio streams.

Play iTunes radio

While you click the play button of the radio in iTunes, just click REC button in this software to record the radio.

Set Audio sound

Step 4 Save iTunes Radio recording to computer

This software does not have any time length limit and you can record it only if your computer storage is enough.

The stop button will direct you into the preview window, where you can listen to the radio recording directly. Click Save to export the iTunes Radio recording to computer directly.

Set Audio
Tips :

If you want to use the iTunes Radio recording on some devices, you can customize the output settings (audio quality, audio quality, et.) by clicking the export icon (the second image) above Microphone.

While listening to the recording file within this software, you can use the clip feature to cut down the unwanted parts from the recording file.

Part 2. How to Record iTunes Radio Stations on Phone

If you are Android or iPhone users, you can be only allowed to listen to the radio programs online via Music app. For listening to the radio stations without Wi-Fi, you will need the radio recorder on iPhone or Android.

iPhone running in iOS 11 and later has the built-in recording feature, Screen Recording, which can record iPhone screen with video and audio and save the recording file as the video in Camera Roll, so, you need an extra step to convert video to audio for listening to the radio without Wi-Fi on iPhone or iPad.

Surely, you can also download the third-party iOS audio recorder to record the radio music directly. Here we take Voice Recorder Pro as an example.

Step 1 Search for radio recorder from App Store on iPhone or iPad, install and run it immediately.

Step 2 Hit the REC button at the bottom, and you need to make the recording settings from Preset or Advanced to select the recording quality, adjust the recording sample ate, bit rate, channel, etc., and play the radio station from Music app.

Step 3 Tap the record button again once playing the radio. After stopping the recording process, the audio file will be saved as M4A on your iPhone or iPad.

In this way, you can get the BBC radio, episodes, spoken shows, and more for offline playback on iPhone or iPad without using any data.

Voice recorder pro

As for Android users, there is no built-in voice recorder to get the free music from the radio programs, and you will need to download the Android voice recorder and capture the radio music manually.

Part 3. FAQs of Recording iTunes Radio

Can I record a radio show on my iPhone?

Yes, you can. Though Apple Music does not offer the recording features for you to record a radio show, you can use the third-party software from App Store to record the streaming radio show.

How to fix iTunes Radio not working windows 10?

If you don't see Radio in iTunes, just choose Edit in the sidebar, select the Internet Radio checkbox, then click Done. To see the available stations, click the triangle next to the type of music you want to listen to.

How do I add my radio station on iTunes?

Firstly, you should find the online radio stations (MP3, AAC or AAC+), then copy the URL. After that, open iTunes on computer, go to File, select Open Stream and paste the URL into the field. Finally click OK to get the radio stations to iTunes.

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