record



record(1)                                                            record(1)




NAME

       record - records *.wav files


SYNOPSIS

       record [ options ]


DESCRIPTION

       record  records  *.wav  files  in  CD  quality  (i.e.  44100 Hz, 16bit,
       stereo).  It has a input level meter, which might be useful  for  sound
       trouble shooting (check if the mixer settings ok for recording from the
       TV card etc.)


OPTIONS

       -h     display help text

       -o file
              basename for the output file(s), a number and the .wav extention
              are added by record.  Default is "record".

       -i dev mixer  control.  This should be the one where you can adjust the
              record level for your audio source.  Default is  "line".   "mic"
              and  "igain"  are good candidates too.  Best way to figure is to
              start your favorite mixer tool and check out which one works ...

       -m dev set mixer device.  Default is "/dev/mixer".

       -d dev set audio device.  Default is "/dev/dsp".

       -r rate
              set sample rate.  Default is 44100.

       -p sec peak  seconds (number of seconds which should be scanned for the
              volume maximum).  This affects both peak level display and level
              triggered recording (see below).  Default is 1.5 seconds.

       record can also be used non-interactive:

       -c     enable console (non-interactive) mode.

       -v     be verbose (console mode only).

       -t mm:ss
              Limit  the  record  time (console mode only).  By default record
              records until stopped by a signal (by typing ^C for example).

       -s size
              Limit the file size (console mode only).  record  will  continue
              with a new file once the limit is reached.

       -l     Enable  level  triggered  recording (console mode only) with the
              default trigger level (1000).

       -L level
              Enable level triggered  recording  with  the  specified  trigger
              level.

       If  level  triggered  recording  is  active, record will start and stop
       recording depending on the signal strength.  Recording will be  started
       if the signal strength is above the trigger level (1000/32768 => around
       3%).  Recording will be stopped if the  signal  is  below  the  trigger
       level  for  some  time  (1.5  seconds by default, the -p switch changes
       this).


AUTHOR

       Gerd Knorr <kraxel@bytesex.org>



                                (c) Gerd Knorr                       record(1)

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