How to Record Audio from RealTek Cards
Replay Radio and RealTek Cards
Users with Realtek Audio
cards may have trouble achieving a successful recording in Replay
Radio unless the following steps are performed.
The procedures recommended here are dependent upon the type of
Realtek audio card you have. The first step is to determine the
outputs available on your computer, then you can proceed to the
proper steps for your system.
- Fully exit Replay Radio
- Open the Windows Control Panel (start,
settings, control panel), then click on sounds and audio devices.
- Click on the audio tab.
- Note the default devices for sound playback and sound recording.
Please follow the configuration instructions below ONLY if
your default audio devices are listed as any of the following:
- Realtek HD Audio rear output
- Realtek HD Front Green
- Realtek HD Front Pink Jack
- Realtek HD Audio rear input
If the default devices are listed as any
other type of Realtek audio such as the Realtek
AC97, you should simply install the
enhanced sound card driver and set it as your audio recording
method. Follow the instructions as described in Step
C on the recordings test page - Click HERE to go there now.
Procedure for configuring Replay Radio to Record with
HD Realtek HD Audio:
- Fully exit Replay Radio (click on the system tray icon and
- If you have installed the Enhanced Sound Card Driver,
uninstall it and reboot. (Start, Settings, Control Panel,
Add/Remove Programs/Enhanced Sound Card Driver.)
- Go to Start, Control Panel, Sounds & Audio devices,
and click the Audio tab.
- Select Realtek HD Front Green Jack as the
here to download the enhanced sound card
driver. (Link will open in a new window)
- Install the Enhanced Sound
Card Driver. Make sure that it chooses to install to your
Replay Radio 6 program directory.
- Re-boot your computer.
- Open Replay Radio, and set
Enhanced Sound Card Driver as the Recording
Method for all shows that you will record by capturing
audio output. (basic tab of each show's properties).
Now, do a short test to verify that the enhanced driver is your
correct source for capturing broadcast audio:
- Open Replay Radio - make sure that all audio players are
- Play some audio - make sure you can hear it at a
- Click Quick Record: name it test1,
3 minutes, select record by capturing
audio output, and ENHANCED
SOUND CARD DRIVER as your recording method. click OK.
the recording ends, stop any audio that is playing and open
the recorded test1.mp3 file. Does the file contain
- If successful,
ENHANCED SOUND CARD DRIVER is your correct recording method
for a Quick Record and all scheduled recordings of broadcast
Still having trouble? Please use the Replay
Radio support form to contact us. Make sure to include your
record log so that we may effectively troubleshoot any problems
you are having.