How to Download BBC Radio to iPod via iTunes

"It is my hobby to listen to the BBC radio. But I find that it is hard to listen to my favorite program timely because of my busy schedule. Now I have an idea, playing the program on iPod on the go. So do you know how to download BBC radio shows to iPod?"—Cathy

Many of you may have asked yourself the same question before. Don't worry any more, here is the easiest solution—recording BBC radio. Since the radio programs are only available as streaming audio via the BBC Radio Player and there're no direct URLs to download the entire radio show as an MP3 file, recording BBC radio could be much wiser and more efficient. Even though you can download some BBC radio shows from its own podcasts, there are more shows that are not available. So it's a good idea to find a great radio recorder to help you out.

We have selected 4 tools for you to record BBC radio easily. Check out the introduction to them and how to use them to record BBC radio.

#1. Download BBC Radio to iPod with Keepvid Music

Keepvid Music can download almost kinds of music with high quality. If you want to downnload BBC Radio, you can try Keepvid Music. It has a trial version too. Keepvid Music is a definitive music downloader that will meet all your music needs. It is a free music download platform which can download music directly. It is totally free programming that can be compatible with Windows and Mac. It can download directly or record music rapidly from 10000+ sites. It can fix ID3 tags, covers, and delete duplicate Song & remove missing tracks.

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Step 1 Play the BBC radio you want, and Keepvid Music will detect automatically.

Step 2 Start to record the BBC radio

From the recording window, Press the Record icon to start the record.

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This tool will automatically spot and record the audio of BBC radio as soon as it begins to play through the sound card of the computer being used. Make sure that there is no other audio file playing so that there will be no accompanying sound once you begin recording.

After the Spotify songs is done, click the "Record" icon again to finish recording. there will appear the playlist's or music's cover.

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Step 3You will find the recorded BBC radio on the "iTunes Library". Select the recorded radio, and right click and then select "add to " > "your ipod", which can transfer to your iPod successfully.

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#2. Download BBC Radio to iPod with Streaming Audio Recorder

  • 1. Automatically record BBC radio with good quality
  • 2. Schedule to record and filter out advertisements
  • 3. Create ringtones and playlists for playback

How to download BBC Radio to iPod with the SAR

Step 1. Install and launch streaming audio recorder

Download and install the streaming audio recorder on your computer. There are two versions, so keep in mind to choose the right one. After the installation is done, launch it to get ready.

Note that you need to first do some settings to the program in order to record the entire BBC radio shows or programs. Go to the top right of the program to click the Settings icon. Select the Control tab in the pop up window and set the time for automatically spliting to 30000 milliseconds or more.

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Step 2. Start to record BBC radio

Click the Record button on the top left. Then get access to the BBC radio show, find the one you need to record and play it. See, the streaming audio recorder starts to record the BBC radio instantly.

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Step 3. Transfer BBC radio shows to iPod, iPhone or iPad

In the Library, choose the BBC programs you'd like to transfer to iTunes. Then click the Add to iTunes button and these audio files could be sent to iTunes automatically. Connect your iPod, iPad or iPhone with your computer and transfer the BBC Radio shows to your iPod via iTunes.

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#3. Download BBC Radio to iPod with Free Sound Recorder

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Free Sound Recorder is a free tool that can help in recording online audio. It is very easy to use and all you need to do is to choose the right recording device. After that, play your favorite online audio and it will record the audio to your computer. It will be worth your try.

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#4. Download BBC Radio to iPod with Audacity

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Audacity is well known as an audio editor while it can also record streaming audio after some settings. Then you only need to click the Start recording button and play the online music to let the program work automatically. The output files will be in the formats of WAV or AIFF.

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Compare 3 Tools to Download BBC Radio to iPod, iPhone or iPad

  Keepvid Music Streaming audio recorder Free Sound Recorder Audacity
Main functions
Online audio/radio recording
Online audio Recording
Audio editing and recording
1:1 Good Quality Audio
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Filter out Ads
Schedule to Record

One Click to Transfer audio files to iTunes
  • 1. good audio quality
  • 2. stable and consistent performance
  • 3. constant updates
  • 1. good audio quality
  • 2. stable and consistent performance
  • 3. constant updates
  • 1. free
  • 1. more editing features
  • 2. free
  • 1. not free
  • 1. not free
  • 1. not stable
  • 2. no constant updates
  • 3. no instant technical support
  • 1. not stable
  • 2. no constant updates
  • 3. not easy to use

From the above table, we can find that the Keepvid Music and Streaming audio recorder have more functions and allows you to transfer the recorded radio to iTunes with just one click. It means you can easily sync the radio to your iPod, iPhone and iPad. Let's check out the detailed introduction to the three tools below and also a step-by-step tutorial to download BBC radio to iPod, iPhone or iPad.

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