How to Record SiriusXM Radio and Music

By Roger Kelly Updated on 2021-07-14 / Update for Audio Recording Tips

There are lots of free and paid online radio services allowing radio lovers to listen to favorite radio stations on the go, such as Pandora, iHeartRadio, BBC iPlayer Radio, SiriusXM Radio, etc. Since we have given the detailed introduction to the first three music services, today, we will concentrate in enjoying SiriusXM Radio better.

As an online music and radio service, SiriusXM Radio is only available over the Internet and when you are outside of the US and Canada, you can't connect to the SiriusXM player and app for listening due to region restriction. As a result, there are more and more SiriusXM lovers who are eager to save being played Sirius Radio as MP3 offline. So today, we will show you an effective way on how to record SiriusXM Radio tracks for playing on any player and device.

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Part 1. Best Sirius Radio Recorder to Record SiriusXM Streaming Music

To record and save streaming music, news, sport and talk radio stations offline from SiriusXM Radio, you need to be equipped with a one-stop online radio recording tool. When you search this tool on Google, it will show up kinds of paid or free audio recorders. Will you try one by one to choose the most suitable one for capturing SiriusXM audio tracks? It could a big task and waste your time.

To help you get rid of this hassle, AudFree SiriusXM Radio Capture could be the No.1 option. It can record all SiriusXM radio files offline and save them as MP3, OGG, FLAC, WAV, AIFF, AAC, M4A and so on with 100% lossless quality preserved. So that you can play SiriusXM audios on all players offline as you like.

AudFree SiriusXM Radio Capture

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  • Losslessly capture and download SiriusXM radio and music
  • Save recorded SiriusXM radio to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, etc.
  • Record music from SiriusXM Radio,, Pandora, BBC Radio, etc.
  • Grab multiple SiriusXM radio and divide them to independent tracks

Part 2. How to Record SiriusXM Online Radio

Before get started, please make sure you have installed AudFree SiriusXM Audio Capture on your Mac or Windows computer. The following is a step-by-step tutorial on how to record SiriusXM streaming music.

Step 1Launch SiriusXM Radio Capture and define basic settings
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When you launch AudFree audio recording software, you need to add a web browser you will use to enter to SiriusXM Internet radio in the main interface's 'Select/Add an App' bar.
Step 2Adjust output format and other audio parameters
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To download SiriusXM music streams to MP3, you need to customize output settings. Just click the 'Format' icon to open the setting window, where you can set output format as MP3 or other common audio format in 'Audio' and personalize audio encoder, audio channel, sample rate as well as bit depth in 'Edit'.
Step 3Play and download audio from SiriusXM Radio
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Get back to the starting window, select the target web browser to SiriusXM Radio and click 'Start' to open it. Then sign in with your personal account details. Now, you can find the favorite online channel and play music or radio you'd like to record, and then you will see AudFree shows a recording SiriusXM Radio tracks process.
Step 4Edit and save recorded SiriusXM radio
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When all SiriusXM music tracks are recorded completely, you can click the 'Stop' button to stop the recording process. Now, you're suggested to launch the edit mode by clicking the 'Trim' icon at each track to cut SiriusXM recordings to small segments. And you can hit 'Edit Tag' to customize ID3 tags. Once done, please touch the 'Save' button to save all audio files as MP3.

More Tips: What Is SiriusXM Radio

When it comes to SiriusXM Radio, actually it means three satellite radio and online radio services, including SiriusXM Satellite Radio, XM Satellite Radio, and Sirius XM Radio, which support clear stereo sound, commercial-free music channels, exclusive artist-dedicated music channels, etc.

Sirius Satellite Radio: It comes with 69 streaming music channels and 65 streams of sports, news and entertainments with paying subscription fee. Users can listen to a wide variety of ad-free music streams 24 hours daily.

XM Satellite Radio: It's a pay-for-service radio service, which is the same as cable television. It provides 73 different music channels, 39 news, talk, sports as well as entertainment channels, 23 play-by-play sports channels and 21 regional traffic and weather options.

Sirius XM Radio: It's the merger of Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio, which focuses on broadcasting new and combined channel lineups to offer more radio and music streams for radio addicts.

No matter you need to record radios and music streams from which online radio service, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, XM Satellite Radio, or Sirius XM Radio, AudFree SiriusXM Radio Capture can help you losslessly record them as MP3 with all ID3 tags kept. Besides, it's also possible to use this smart audio recorder to record streaming music from other online streaming music services, such as Spotify, Pandora, etc. Anyway, hope your digital radio life could be easier.

View also: Spotify vs SiriusXM

Roger Kelly

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Roger Kelly has been dedicated in content creation about music streaming services and technology for over 6 years. He is an expert and computer geek to provide fixes and tips about various recorders and Amazon Music.

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