Record Audio (Automation)

DanS danscott at
Thu Feb 21 16:08:48 EST 2002

The best thing here would be to write your own Visual Basic app and use the
MS Multi Media control...

Write your program to take command line input.. and well, thats about it..


"T H" <tth_1 at> wrote in message
news:140415ad.0202211224.40d8b34b at
> I need a simple way to record audio with a scripting language in
> Windows.  I
> think this can be done by executing sndrec.exe or sndrec32.exe (the
> sound recorder that comes with windows that can be executed by going
> to Programs->Accessories->Entertainment->Sound Recorder), however I
> can't seem to be able to make it record.  I know you can use this
> program to PLAY a WAV file by executing
> sndrec32.exe /play /close filename.wav
> However I was not able to make it record by executing
> sndrec32.exe /record /close filename.wav
> The command above I tried is just a guess, i have no idea if there is
> a /record parameter.  Any idea where I can find a list of command line
> parameters for sndrec32.exe?
> If anyone knows any other way of automating the task of recording
> audio using a scripting language (which executes a free audio
> recording program), please let me know.  Any help is much appreciated.

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