Radio Tuner Freeware
Internet Radio or the Web Radio uses the internet in transmitting stations and is different from the conventional Radio which is “on-air” in spreading their frequencies. The different technologies have many differences in functioning and their characteristics differ. A station broadcasting on the internet is available all over the world while the radio station has a limited radius of broadcasting capacity. Another important difference in the Web Radio is that, there can be interactivity. The listener is able to interact with the broadcast in many ways. The internet radio offers hundreds of different stations which broadcast, different genres of music, news, sports and talk-back programs.
The technology and characteristic of the Radio Tuner for Internet Radio will also be different from the conventional Radio Tuner. The Radio Tuner for internet radio is basically a software that lets you receive and choose the different stations available on the internet. There are hundreds of such radio tuners available on the internet, and many are absolutely free. You just have to download one and install them on your computer and you are ready to enjoy the hundreds of radio stations available on the Net. The different Radio Tuner freewares, are compatible with the different operating systems and you can easily find the one that suits your requirements.
There is an Online Radio Tuner vv1.1.16 available which is a free to download. This radio tuner has a very user friendly interface and you can save and manage your favourite radio stations quite easily. The arrangement of the layout of the application also you can customize to your preference, and you can minimize it to your system tray. The Audio formats supported by this tuner are MP3, WMA, OGG and AAC(+). The playlist will support PLS, M3U, ASX, WPL, WAX and WMX. With the tuner you can show others what songs you are listening to, in MSN Messenger. Also there is a recording facility, which lets you record the station broadcast. You need Windows 2000 or Windows XP operating system to run this tuner.
There is another software which is the Internet Radio Tuner 2.0.2 Build 70, which runs on more of the windows operating systems like 9x/ME/NT/2K/XP/2K3. The size of this tuner is 1.9MB and is available for free. With this Radio Tuner you will be able to listen to hundreds of radio stations and also record their broadcasts in MP3 format. This tuner requires DirectX software and a player to listen to the various broadcasting streams. You can integrate this tuner with players like WinAmp, Windows Media Player, RealPlayer and many more. This tuner has many search options available, so that you can easily find the station or genre of music that you are looking for. There is a scheduler in the tuner, by which you can schedule recordings automatically. The line input of your sound card can be recorded by clicking the REC button in the tuner.
Like these, there are many, Radio Tuner freewares available for you to download. You can also find tuners for Mac operating systems, and other many different features.